Richard Schwab, MD, Oncology, San Diego, CA, UC San Diego Medical Center – Hillcrest

RichardBruceSchwabMD

Oncology San Diego, CA

Breast Cancer, Hematologic Oncology

Clinical Professor of Medicine at UC San Diego

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Summary

  • I am a medical oncologist specializing in the treatment of patients with breast cancer, treating women with endocrine therapy and/or chemotherapy, as needed.

    I am an active clinical trial investigator with major roles in the novel I-SPY2 multicenter trial. I co-chair the safety committee and act as a medical monitor for the trial.

Education & Training

  • University of California San Diego
    University of California San DiegoFellowship, Hematology/Oncology, 2003 - 2006
  • University of California San Diego
    University of California San DiegoResidency, Internal Medicine, 2000 - 2003
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Albert Einstein College of MedicineClass of 2000
  • UC BerkeleyBA, Molecular Cell Biology, 1991 - 1995

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2001 - 2021
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Medical Oncology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Early Clinical Trials Award “A Biomarker Study of Mifepristone in Early Stage Breast Cancer.” UCSD Moores Cancer Center, 2010-2011
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2011-2013

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Press Mentions

  • Talking Breast Cancer for Men’s Health Awareness Week
    Talking Breast Cancer for Men’s Health Awareness WeekJune 15, 2017 10:50
  • Molecular Tumor Board Helps in Advanced Cancer Cases
    Molecular Tumor Board Helps in Advanced Cancer CasesFebruary 10, 2016 15:58

Committees

  • Clinic Medical Director, UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center 2016 - Present
  • UCSD Chair, Internal Advisory Committee, SDSU/UCSD Cancer Center Comprehensive Partnership 2016 - Present
  • Occult Primary, NCCN Guidelines Committee Member 2014 - Present
  • OPT-822 (Globo H-KLH) Phase II/III Study, Steering Committee Member 2012 - Present

Hospital Affiliations