Sharone Jensen, MD

  • Director of the Quality of Life Center & Pain Management
  • Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Eastern Regional Medical Center
  • Philadelphia, PA   
  • Website


Contact me for: Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Inc. (CTCA) is a national network of five hospitals that specialize in the treatment of patients fighting complex or advanced-stage cancer. CTCA offers an integrative approach to cancer treatment that combines surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy with nutritional counseling, naturopathic medicine, mind-body therapy, and spiritual support to enhance quality of life and minimize side effects during treatment. The company serves patients from all 50 states at hospitals located in Atlanta, Chicago, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Tulsa. Known for delivering the Mother Standard® of care and Patient Empowerment Medicine®, CTCA provides patients with comprehensive information about their treatment options so they can participate in their treatment decisions. For more information about CTCA, go to www.cancercenter.com.

Dr. Sharone Jensen is a physician at CTCA at Eastern Regional Medical Center, where she directs the Quality of Life Center, which includes pain management. “I really enjoy getting to know our patients, and working in the Quality of Life Center allows me to do that,” she says.

After studying nutrition and dietetics as an undergraduate at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Dr. Jensen obtained a master’s degree in physiology at Columbia University in 1990. She became a registered dietitian in 1991. From 1991 to 1994, Dr. Jensen worked as a dietitian in New York.

In 1996, Dr. Jensen returned to school to pursue a medical degree at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. After obtaining her medical degree in 2000, Dr. Jensen completed a three-year residency in emergency medicine at Cooper Hospital, part of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

Dr. Jensen is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. She is a licensed medical doctor through the State of New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

She has given invited presentation on various aspects of medical care and has appeared on television. She has also written chapters and journal articles on emergency medicine, and has conducted research on childhood nutrition and emergency medicine care. She is a member of the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Alongside her patient care, Dr. Jensen has volunteered in her local community. Over the years she has served as an AIDS educator with the American Red Cross, a community educator at homeless shelters, and has also volunteered at animal shelters.

Dr. Jensen joined CTCA in 2012. She works closely with patients to improve their quality of life during and following treatment by alleviating pain, providing comfort, reducing anxiety, and addressing their medical needs.

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