Dr. Ariel Lopez-chavez

Medical Oncology
Sebastopol, CA
19 years experience male

Locations

Office

Sebastopol, CA

Address

1252 W Sexton Rd, Sebastopol, CA, United States
Directions

About

Bio

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.

Specialties
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Medical Oncology

Licenses

United States: California, Florida, Oregon

Doctor Q&A

82 Answers
93 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A female asked:
Dr. Ariel Lopez-chavez
19 years experience Medical Oncology
Infection: Dear YRana: What you are describing sounds like an infection. I advice that you see a physician about this to make a proper diagnosis and give you tre ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ariel Lopez-chavez
19 years experience Medical Oncology
See PCP / podiatrist: Best thing to do is to have your PCP or a podiatrist take a look at the swelling if the swelling has been there for a while. Otherwise, if this appear ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ariel Lopez-chavez
19 years experience Medical Oncology
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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Dr. Mithran Sukumar
Nov 27, 2012
I endorse this doctor.Excellent oncologist
Dr. Shiuh-wen Luoh
Nov 27, 2012
Nov 27, 2012
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I had exam by doc yesterday and he said its vascular,something to do with to much blood flow to the nipples,still a bit worried but am ok x
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Docs aren't taking me seriously but I will go to walk in centre. Many
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

National Autonomous University of Mexico
Graduated 2005MD

Medical/Graduate school

Autonomous University of Queretaro College of Medicine
Graduated 2002MD

Residency

UPMC Presbyterian

Awards

#1 Medical Oncology Provider for Exceptional Customer Service, National Naval Medical Center
Best Internal Medicine Teacher, University of Pittsburgh
Outstanding Service to Underserved Populations, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Affiliations

American Association for Cancer Research
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Medical Association
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