Stephen Lynch,MD


Vice Chief of Staff, City of Hope Phoenix

Stephen Lynch - Vice Chief of Staff & Primary Care/Intake Physician

Helping patients and their families through challenging times is an honor and my primary motivator.

City of Hope Phoenix
14200 West Celebrate Life Way
Goodyear, AZ 85338
Intake Care
Medical school:
Hahnemann University School of Medicine - Philadelphia, PA
Family Medicine - West Jersey Family Practice, Voorhees, NJ
Family Medicine – American Board of Family Medicine
About Me

“Tried and true methods involving hard work, compassion and motivation.” That is how Dr. Stephen Lynch, Primary Care and Intake Physician and Vice Chief of Staff at City of Hope Phoenix, describes his approach to medicine. At City of Hope, he found an environment to match that philosophy. “It’s a comprehensive culture of caring for patients and families,” says Dr. Lynch. “We make every effort to empower and educate those we serve, and we do so from the first day they arrive.”

Dr. Lynch earned his undergraduate degree in biology at Wilkes University and received his Doctor of Medicine at Hahnemann University School of Medicine in 1998. He completed his family medicine residency at Virtua-West Jersey Family Practice, serving as Chief Resident from 2000 to 2001.

Following his postgraduate training, Dr. Lynch provided inpatient and outpatient care as part of a private practice in Florida. During that time, he served as a voluntary assistant professor of family medicine at the University of Miami. Later, he focused exclusively on outpatient care at a large VA clinic in North Carolina. While there, he continued to teach as a volunteer faculty member with the Brody School of Medicine. After 12 years of dedicated medical care, Dr. Lynch turned his attention to his own family, providing several years of full-time parental care for his four children.

Dr. Lynch joined City of Hope in June 2016. In addition to providing quality medical care, he stays focused on helping patients and their families feel settled and at peace with their diagnosis and care. “Each patient shares with us what is arguably the most challenging task in their life,” he says. “The inherent nature of those conversations requires a very personal level of concern, and we strive to give that to every patient.”

Board certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine, Dr. Lynch holds a medical license from Arizona and North Carolina.

Outside City of Hope, Dr. Lynch loves being with his wife, Cynthia, and their children. His interests include golf, running, hiking and music. He is very involved with his church and has also raised money for stroke research as a participant in the 2015 Boston Marathon.

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