“Each patient should be cared for as if they were the sole focus of all our efforts. Each woman deserves the most careful, most compassionate, and most individualized care possible. When gynecologic surgery is required, each woman deserves the opportunity for a minimally invasive approach.”

Board Certifications

  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Gynecology

Areas of Expertise

  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Management of Abnormal Pap Smears
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery and Robotic Surgery
  • Treatment of Fibroids and Endometriosis

Education

Fellowship

University of Miami – Jackson Medical Center
Gynecologic Oncology
Miami, FL
1994

Internship and Residency

Johns Hopkins Hospital
Gynecology
Baltimore, MD
1988 and 1991

Medical School

George Washington University
Doctor of Medicine
Washington, D.C.
1987

Undergraduate School

Duke University
Bachelor of Science
Durham, NC
1982

Hospitals Affiliated With

Holy Cross Hospital
Holy Cross Hospital Germantown
Shady Grove Adventist Hospital

Professional Associations

American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
2007 – Present

Society of Gynecologic Oncologists
1993 – Present

Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honor Society
George Washington University

Kane-King-Dodek OBGYN Honor Society
George Washington University

Leadership Positions

Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery WRAMC
Medical Director
2010 – Present

Gynecologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Surgery Holy Cross Health
Medical Director

Personal Interests

Outside of work, I like to spend as much time as possible with my family and my two Cocker Spaniels. I like going to the movies, especially comedies. I like to travel and see new places and new cultures. I like spending time at the beach with my kids!

Biography

Dr. Albert Steren, a leader in the field of advanced minimally invasive surgery, is a perennially listed “TOP DOC” by Washingtonian Magazine, US News and World Report, Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors for Cancer, Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors, and Best Doctors in America. Dr. Steren is the highest rated Gynecologic Oncologist in the Washington D.C. area according to Consumer Checkbook Magazine survey of Washington Metro area physicians. He was recently awarded the “Patient’s Choice Award” in an online survey evaluation of over 170,000 physicians nationwide, and was named by the Research Council of America’s “Guide to America’s Top Oncologists.”

Dr. Steren has been named the Medical Director of the SRC Certified Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery–the first center in Maryland to achieve this distinguished nationwide certification. In addition, Dr. Steren is Medical Director of Gynecologic Oncology and Pelvic Surgery at Holy Cross Hospital and Medical Director of the G.A.T.E. Institute at Holy Cross, a training center for advanced laparoscopy and minimally invasive surgery. He is also the Medical Director of AAGL/SRS certified Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery in a consortium that includes Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Holy Cross Hospital.

Dr. Steren has been involved in training physicians from around the country and the world in advanced minimally invasive surgery and gynecologic surgery. The first gynecologist in the state of Maryland to be trained in advanced robotic surgery, Dr. Steren was instrumental in bringing the da VinciĀ® Surgical System to Montgomery County, and has been identified by Intuitive Surgical, Inc (maker of the da VinciĀ® Robot) as one of the top 15 gynecologic robotic surgeons globally!

Dr. Steren received his undergraduate degree from Duke University and is an honors graduate of George Washington University Medical School. He graduated from medical school “with distinction” and was selected to the AOA Medical Honors Society upon graduation, an honor bestowed only to the top 10% of the graduating class. Dr. Steren interned and was a resident at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and was a fellow in gynecologic oncology at the University of Miami/Jackson Medical Center.

Dr. Steren served on the State Cancer Council, an appointment by the Governor of Maryland. He has academic appointments at George Washington University Medical School and the Uniformed Services University School of the Health Sciences. Dr. Steren is board certified in Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology.

Dr. Steren received his undergraduate degree from Duke University and is an honors graduate of George Washington University Medical School. He was elected to the AOA Medical Honors Society upon graduation. Dr. Steren interned and was a resident at Johns Hopkins Hospital and was a fellow in gynecologic oncology at the University of Miami.