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Joseph Alvarnas, MD

Joseph Alvarnas, MD

Hematology Duarte, CA

Director of Medical Quality, Associate Professor Department of Hematology/Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation

Office Address

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  • 1500 Duarte Rd
    Duarte, CA 91010
    Phone: (626) 359-8111
    Fax: (626) 301-8889

Dr. Alvarnas's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Hematology: General Hematology

Dr. Alvarnas's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Director of Medical QualityCity of Hope
    Duarte, CA
    Director, Quality Systems for Experimental Cellular Therapeutics (2008-2010); Director for Quality Systems Development, Center for Applied Technology Development (2009-2010)
  • Clinical Associate ProfessorCity of Hope
    Duarte, CA
  • Hematology LecturerAzusa-Pacific University
  • Transplant PhysicianBanner Good Samaritan Medical Center
    Phoenix, AZ
    Director of Hematopoietic Cell Processing Laboratory, City of Hope - Banner Bone Marrow Transplant Program (1997-2008)
  • LecturerStanford University Medical Center

Dr. Alvarnas's Education & Medical Training

  • Stanford UniversityStanford UniversityResidency, Internal Medicine
  • UCSF Sch of MedUCSF School of MedicineMedical School
  • Santa Clara UniversitySanta Clara UniversityOther Training, BS, Biology

Dr. Alvarnas's Certifications & Licensure

  • AZ State Medical LicenseAZ State Medical License1997 - 2015
  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1991 - 2015
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineHematology

Dr. Alvarnas's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Pasadena MagazineTop DoctorPasadena Magazine, 2012, 2013
  • Stanford University Medical CenterTimothy F. Beckett, Jr., Award for Excellence in Clinical TeachingStanford University Medical Center, 1993
  • Stanford University Medical CenterAward for Teaching Excellent as a Member of the House staffStanford University Medical Center, 1992
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Dr. Alvarnas's Clinical Trials

Dr. Alvarnas's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Acute Lymphoblastic LeukemiaAlvarnas JC, Brown PA, Aoun P, Ballen KK, Bellam N, Blum W, Boyer MW, Carraway HE, Coccia PF, Coutre SE, Cultrera J, Damon LE, Deangelo DJ, Douer D, Frangoul H, Frankf..., J Natl Compr Canc Netw, 7/1/2012
  • Reaping the benefits of recent advances for adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemiaBrown PA, Alvarnas JC, J Natl Compr Canc Netw, 7/1/2012
  • Implementation of a configurable loboratory information management system for use in cellular process development and manufacturingRussom D, Ahmed A, Gonzalez N, Alvarnas J, Digiusto D, Cytotherapy, 1/1/2011
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Dr. Alvarnas's Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish, Portuguese

Hospital Affiliations


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