James Rubenstein, MD, Oncology, San Francisco, CA, UCSF Medical Center


Oncology San Francisco, CA

Hematologic Oncology

Professor, Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • Stanford University
    Stanford UniversityResidency, Internal Medicine, 1992 - 1995
  • Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
    Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell UniversityClass of 1992

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1994 - 2023
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Medical Oncology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2013

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations



  • Potential Genetic and Immunologic Mechanisms of Therapeutic Resistance and Disease Progression in CNS Lymphoma Elucidated Via Whole Brain Autopsy Studies
    James L. Rubenstein, 61st Annual American Society of Hematology Meeting, Orlando, FL, 12/7/2019


  • Understanding the Role of Autologous Transplant and Consolidation Strategies: Opinions and Options 
    ASCO Annual Meeting 2019 - Chicago, IL - 6/1/2019


Press Mentions

  • Lenalidomide Highly Effective in Early Phase CNS Lymphoma Study
    Lenalidomide Highly Effective in Early Phase CNS Lymphoma StudyJune 20th, 2015

Grant Support

  • The Role Of Interleukin-4 (Il-4) In The Pathogenesis Of Non-Hodgkin'S LymphomaNational Cancer Institute2009–2011
  • Molecular Classification And Therapy Of CNS LymphomasNational Cancer Institute2004–2008
  • Intrathecal Rituximab In Patients With Recurrent Lymphomatous MeningitisNational Center For Research Resources2004

Hospital Affiliations