Dr. Lopez-Chavez has over 10 years o medical experience. He formerly practiced at the National Cancer Institute and the National Naval Medical System where he received the “Top Medical Oncology Provider for Exceptional Customer Service” award, based on patient satisfaction surveys. In addition, Dr. Lopez-Chavez was an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Oregon Health and Science University where he led the Lung Cancer and Thoracic Oncology program. He was also an Associate Professor of medicine at the University of Miami where he was the director of the lung cancer clinic and leader of the lung and thoracic malignancies research program at the Sylvester Cancer Institute. He is currently a Medical Director at Genentech / Roche under the Cancer Immunotherapy Franchise.
Dr. Lopez-Chavez has ample experience in the field of lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies and specializes in the use of novel therapies for the treatment of cancer, in particular in the use of immunotherapy and other targeted therapies to combat cancer.