Alexander Black, MD

Alexander Black, MD

Oncology Valencia, CA

Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCLA

Office Address

  • 23929 McBean Parkway
    Suite 215
    Valencia, CA 91355
    Phone: (661) 255-5350

Alexander Black, MD

Oncology Valencia, CA

Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCLA

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Oncology: General Oncology
  • Clinical Interests: clinical trials; targeted therapy

Education & Training

  • Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Columbia University
  • Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Columbia University
  • Columbia University College of Physicians & SurgeonsColumbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
  • Harvard UniversityHarvard University

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1986 - 2016
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal MedicineHematology
  • American Board of Internal MedicineMedical Oncology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Top Doctors:LA AreaCastle Connolly, 2013
    • Valencia site principal investigator (PI) for the Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG)UCLA School of Medicine, 2012
    • Associate DirectorSanta Clarita and Pasadena UCLA Cancer Centers, 2012

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • A clinical, hematological and immunological analysis of 21 HTLV II-infected intravenous drug users.  Rosenblatt JD, Plaeger-Marshall S, Giorgi JV, Chen ISY, Chin E, Wang HJ, Canavaggio M, Swanson P, Black AC, Lee H, Blood 76: 409-417
    • Different cis acting regions of the HTLV II 5’ LTR are involved in regulation of gene expression by Rex.  Black AC, Chen ISY, Arrigo SJ, Ruland CT, Chin E, Allogimento T, Rosenblatt JD, Virology 181:433-444
    • HTLV II Rex protein binds specifically to RNA sequences of the HTLV LTR but poorly to the HIV I RRE.  Yip MT, Dynan WS, Green PL, Black AC, Arrigo SJ, Torbati A, Heaphy S, Ruland C, Rosenblatt JD, Chen ISY, J Virol 65: 2261-2272

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Human Retroviruses. Chapter: The effects of tax and rex proteins of HTLV I/II on viral and cellular gene regulation Page 33 - 47
      Black AC, Nimer SD, Chen ISY, Rosenblatt JD
      Editors: Groopman J, Chen ISY, Essex M, Weiss R.Alan R. Liss, New York
    • Genes and Cancer. Chapter: Viral trans-activating genes 
      Black AC, Rosenblatt JD, Chen ISY
      Editors: Sikora K, Carney D.John Wiley & Sons, West Sussex England
    • Advances In Biology and Therapy. Chapter: essons in viral leukemo- genesis 
      Rosenblatt JD, Danon Y, Black AC: A decade with HTLV I/HTLV II
      Editors: Gale RP, Baltimore D.Leukemia


    • Constitutive expression of HTLV I Tax in Jurkat T cells induces overlapping but distinct changes in cellular gene expression as compared with HTLV I transformed cells. Black AC, Chun S, Luo J, Emmanouilides C, ASH annual meeting
    • HTLV I transformed cells are resistant to Gamma-radiation induced apoptosis despite high levels of Wild type p53. Black AC, Luo J, Tabibzadeh S, Emmanouilides C, ASH annual meeting
    • Prevention of experimental acute GVHD with galectin-1 and effects on immunologic reconstitution. Emmanouilides C, Hoffman D, Baum LG, Dao P, Sphaner A, Firouzalteh P, Luo J, Territo M, Baldwin G, Black AC, ASH annual meeting

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
    • BCBS California PPO
    • BCBS Illinois PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • Cofinity PPO
    • Empire BCBS HMO
    • Empire BCBS PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • GHI PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Health Net California Large Group PPO
    • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
    • HIP of New York - Select PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • MagnaCare PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • MVP Healthcare HMO
    • MVP Healthcare PPO
    • Oxford Health Freedom
    • Oxford Health Liberty
    • Pacificare HMO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO


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