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Edward Esplin, MD, Medical Genetics, San Leandro, CA, VA Palo Alto Health Care System

EdwardD.EsplinMDPhD, FACMG

Medical Genetics San Leandro, CA

Clinical Genetics, Pediatric Medical Genetics

Clinical Geneticist, Invitae Clinical Scholar, Stanford University Medical School

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Summary

  • Dr. Edward Esplin is a clinical geneticist and internist with Invitae in San Francisco, CA and holds a research appointment with the Stanford University Medical Center Department of Genetics in Palo Alto, CA. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and has been in practice 12 years. He also speaks multiple languages, including German. He specializes in adult and pediatric medical genetics and is experienced in genetics and genomics, cancer genetics, colorectal cancer, and familial adenomatous polyposis coli.

Education & Training

  • Stanford Health Care
    Stanford Health CareResidency, Medical Genetics, 2011 - 2013
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical SchoolResidency, Internal Medicine, 2005 - 2008
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical SchoolClass of 2005
  • University of UtahBA, Biology-Genetics Emphasis, German Minor, 1992 - 1995

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2011 - 2022
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2007 - 2012
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics Clinical Genetics

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Mead Johnson Travel award Western Society of Pediatric Research, 2013
  • NIH Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program award National Cancer Institute, 2013-2014
  • Tashia and John Morgridge Endowed Fellow Spectrum Child Health Research Institute, Stanford University, 2013-2014

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Comparison of Universal Genetic Testing vs Guideline-Directed Targeted Testing for Patients with Hereditary Cancer Syndrome  
    Scott Okuno, Luke Mountjoy, Neej Patel, Cameron S Thorpe, Edward D Esplin, Robert L Nussbaum, Alan H Bryce, Tanios S Bekaii-Saab, Aleksandar Sekulic, JAMA Oncology

Lectures

  • Germline multigene panel testing in colorectal cancer: Precision therapy and clinical management implications. 
    ASCO Annual Meeting 2019 - Chicago, IL - 6/3/2019

Press Mentions

  • 23andMe Competitor Claims Direct-to-Consumer Cancer Risk Screening Produces 'False Negatives'
    23andMe Competitor Claims Direct-to-Consumer Cancer Risk Screening Produces 'False Negatives'October 22nd, 2019
  • Researchers Quantify Limitations of Health Reports from Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Tests
    Researchers Quantify Limitations of Health Reports from Direct-to-Consumer Genetic TestsOctober 17th, 2019
  • Limitations of Health Reports from Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Tests Are Identified
    Limitations of Health Reports from Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Tests Are IdentifiedOctober 17th, 2019

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • German

Hospital Affiliations

Industry Relationships

  • Consultant, Medical Genetics and Internal Medicine, MRIoA2013 - Present