Dr. Stephen Alfred Schendel MD Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Stephen Schendel is a plastic surgeon in Palo Alto, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Sequoia Hospital and Stanford Hospital and Clinics. He received his medical degree from University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine and has been in practice for 24 years. Dr. Schendel accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 20 doctors at Sequoia Hospital and one of 31 at Stanford Hospital and Clinics who specialize in Plastic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Plastic Surgeon: Oral and Maxillofacial

Education & Medical Training

Stanford University
Residency, General Surgery, 1984 - 1986

Stanford University
Residency, Plastic Surgery, 1986 - 1989

University of Minnesota
Fellowship, Oral Pathology, 1972 - 1972

Baylor University Medical Center
Internship, General Surgery, 1983 - 1984

University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine
Class of 1983

St. Olaf College
Other Training, 1965 - 1969

University of Minnesota
Other Training, 1969 - 1971

University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
Other Training, 1971 - 1973

The Queen’s Medical Center
Residency, General Dental Residency, 1973 - 1974

Parkland Memorial Hospital
Internship, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Internship, 1975 - 1976

Parkland Memorial Hospital
Residency, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency, 1976 - 1979

Clinique de Stomatologie et Chirurgie Maxillo-Faciale, Centre Hospitalier Regional
Other Training, 1979 - 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Plastic Surgery
Certified 23 years in Plastic Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

HI State Medical License
Active through 2014

MT State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

First Prize, Dental Category, Awards for Maxillofacial Surgery, United Kingdom Society of Authors Medical Book

Distinguished Alumnus Award, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN University of Hawaii, 90th Anniversary Commemoration Year, Ninety Ilustrious Alumni Recognition

Bone Graft Factor in Human Craniosynostosis, Research Award, Maxillofacial Surgeons Foundation of the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons

Junior Clinical Research Category, First Prize, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation

Craniofacial Development and the Rocker Mandible in Sub-Adult Hawaiians, Sponsor: First Place Award Winner -- Dr. Tom Jaeger, 8th Annual Bio-Science Research Symposium, University of Hawaii

Albert E. Carlotti Award for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dallas, TX

Publications & Presentations

The Delaire Influence, Controversies in Cleft Lip and Palate, Maxillofacial, Plastics.

Primary Palatal Surgery, Controversies in Cleft Lip and Palate, Maxillofacial, Plastics.

Critique of Nasal Surgery, Controversies in Cleft Lip and Palate, Maxillofacial, Plastics.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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