Walter Urba, MD

Walter Urba, MD, PhD

Oncology Portland, OR

Director, Earle. A. Chiles Research Institute, Providence Cancer Center, Portland, Oregon


Office Address

  • 4805 Ne Glisan St
    6n40
    Portland, OR 97213
    Phone: (503) 215-5696
    Fax: (503) 215-5695

Walter Urba, MD, PhD

Oncology Portland, OR

Director, Earle. A. Chiles Research Institute, Providence Cancer Center, Portland, Oregon

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Oncology: General Oncology, Melanoma
  • Clinical Interests: Cancer Vaccines; Melanoma; CD8-Positive T-Lymphocytes; Treatment Outcome; Immunotherapy; Interleukin-2

Education & Medical Training

  • Morristown Memorial Hospital
  • National Institutes of Health Clinical CenterNational Institutes of Health Clinical Center
  • University of Miami Miller School of MedicineUniversity of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • OR State Medical LicenseOR State Medical License1993 - 2015
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine, 1985
  • American Board of Internal MedicineMedical Oncology, 1987

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003
  • America's Top Doctors for CancerCastle Connolly, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005
  • Portland Monthly MagazineCastle Connolly, 2011

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Grant Support

  • Clinical Trial Of Dribble Vaccine In NsclcNational Cancer Institute
    2008 - 2009
  • Peptide Booster Vaccination In A2+ Melanoma PatientsNational Cancer Institute
    2004 - 2005
  • GP100 Peptide Immunization After Lymphocyte DepletionNational Cancer Institute
    2003 - 2004
  • Immune Response To The Mutated Gp?00 Peptide (209o-2m)National Cancer Institute
    2000 - 2000
  • Immune Response To The Mutated GP 100 Peptide (209o 2m)National Cancer Institute
    1999 - 1999
  • Vaccination With B7-Transfected Breast Cancer CellsNational Cancer Institute
    1996 - 1997

Professional Memberships"

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Pacificare HMO
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Providence Health System Preferred PPO
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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