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Donald I. Abrams, MD

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Professor, Department of Medicine, UCSF; Chief, Hematology-Oncology, San Francisco General Hospital; Director of Clinical Programs, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine

Phone: (415) 353-7720 (voice)
Box 0874, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0874

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Education

Brown University, Providence, RI, AB, 1972, Molecular Biology
Stanford Univ. School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, MD, 1977, Medicine
Kaiser Foundation Hospital, San Francisco, CA, 1980, Internal Medicine
Cancer Research Institute, UCSF, 1983, Hematology/Oncology
University of Arizona, Fellowship, Tucson, AZ, 2004, Integrative Medicine

Professional Experience

  • July 1982 - June 1983
    Assistant Research Physician, Cancer Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco
  • July 1983 - June 1984
    Clinical Instructor, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital and Cancer Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco
  • July 1983 - June 2003
    Assistant Director, AIDS Activities, San Francisco General Hospital
  • July 1984 - June 1988
    Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
  • July 1985 - Sept 2006
    Chairman, Community Consortium of Bay Area HIV Health Care Providers
  • July 1988 - June 1992
    Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
  • July 1992 - present
    Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of California San Francisco
  • July 2003 - present
    Chief, Hematology-Oncology, San Francisco General Hospital
  • August 2006 - present
    Director, Clinical Programs, Osher Center, University of California, San Francisco

Honors & Awards

  • 1986-89
    American Cancer Society Career Development Award
  • 1990
    Assistant Secretary of Health's Award for Outstanding Accomplishment
  • 2000
    American Foundation for AIDS Research Award of Courage
  • 2000
    International Association of Physicians in AIDS CARE (IAPAC) Heroes in Medicine Award
  • 2002
    UCSF AIDS Research Institute Sarlo Award for Excellence in Mentoring

Selected Publications

  1. Marcus JL, Chao CR, Leyden WA, Xu L, Klein DB, Horberg MA, Towner WJ, Quesenberry CP, Abrams DI, Van Den Eeden SK, Silverberg MJ. Prostate Cancer Incidence and Prostate-Specific Antigen Testing Among HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative Men. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Aug 15; 66(5):495-502.
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  2. Abrams DI. Milking the evidence: diet does matter. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Aug 1; 32(22):2290-2.
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  3. Edman JS, Roberts RS, Dusek JA, Dolor R, Wolever RQ, Abrams DI. Characteristics of cancer patients presenting to an integrative medicine practice-based research network. Integr Cancer Ther. 2014 Sep; 13(5):405-10.
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  4. Wang CC, Silverberg MJ, Abrams DI. Non-AIDS-Defining Malignancies in the HIV-Infected Population. Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2014 Jun; 16(6):406.
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  5. Addison S, Munroe P, Mein C, Cohen M, Fowler D, Sebire Nj, Peebles D, Taylor A, Abrams D, Thayyil S. 8.2 cardiac ion channelopathies in unexplained stillbirths. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2014 Jun; 99 Suppl 1:A11.
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  6. Dhruva A, Hecht FM, Miaskowski C, Kaptchuk TJ, Bodeker G, Abrams D, Lad V, Adler SR. Correlating traditional ayurvedic and modern medical perspectives on cancer: results of a qualitative study. J Altern Complement Med. 2014 May; 20(5):364-70.
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  7. Worm SW, Bower M, Reiss P, Bonnet F, Law M, Fätkenheuer G, d'Arminio Monforte A, Abrams DI, Grulich A, Fontas E, Kirk O, Furrer H, Wit SD, Phillips A, Lundgren JD, Sabin CA. Non-AIDS defining cancers in the D:A:D Study - time trends and predictors of survival: a cohort study. BMC Infect Dis. 2013; 13:471.
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  8. Hazekamp A, Ware MA, Muller-Vahl KR, Abrams D, Grotenhermen F. The medicinal use of cannabis and cannabinoids--an international cross-sectional survey on administration forms. J Psychoactive Drugs. 2013 Jul-Aug; 45(3):199-210.
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  9. Abrams DI, Dolor R, Roberts R, Pechura C, Dusek J, Amoils S, Amoils S, Barrows K, Edman JS, Frye J, Guarneri E, Kligler B, Monti D, Spar M, Wolever RQ. The BraveNet prospective observational study on integrative medicine treatment approaches for pain. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2013; 13(1):146.
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  10. Frenkel M, Abrams DI, Ladas EJ, Deng G, Hardy M, Capodice JL, Winegardner MF, Gubili JK, Yeung KS, Kussmann H, Block KI. Integrating dietary supplements into cancer care. Integr Cancer Ther. 2013 Sep; 12(5):369-84.
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  11. Chao C, Leyden WA, Xu L, Horberg MA, Klein D, Towner WJ, Quesenberry CP, Abrams DI, Silverberg MJ. Exposure to antiretroviral therapy and risk of cancer in HIV-infected persons. AIDS. 2012 Nov 13; 26(17):2223-31.
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  12. Wolever RQ, Abrams DI, Kligler B, Dusek JA, Roberts R, Frye J, Edman JS, Amoils S, Pradhan E, Spar M, Gaudet T, Guarneri E, Homel P, Amoils S, Lee RA, Berman B, Monti DA, Dolor R. Patients seek integrative medicine for preventive approach to optimize health. Explore (NY). 2012 Nov-Dec; 8(6):348-52.
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  13. Rao MN, Schambelan M, Tai VW, Abrams DI, Khatami H, Havel PJ, Sakkas G, Mulligan K. Assessing the Association between Leptin and Bone Mineral Density in HIV-Infected Men. AIDS Res Treat. 2012; 2012:103072.
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  14. Chao C, Silverberg MJ, Martínez-Maza O, Chi M, Abrams DI, Haque R, Zha HD, McGuire M, Xu L, Said J. Epstein-Barr virus infection and expression of B-cell oncogenic markers in HIV-related diffuse large B-cell Lymphoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2012 Sep 1; 18(17):4702-12.
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  15. Abrams DI, Weil AT. What's the alternative? N Engl J Med. 2012 Jun 7; 366(23):2232-3; author reply 2233.
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  16. Dhruva A, Miaskowski C, Abrams D, Acree M, Cooper B, Goodman S, Hecht FM. Yoga breathing for cancer chemotherapy-associated symptoms and quality of life: results of a pilot randomized controlled trial. J Altern Complement Med. 2012 May; 18(5):473-9.
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  17. Ackerman SL, Lown EA, Dvorak CC, Dunn EA, Abrams DI, Horn BN, Degelman M, Cowan MJ, Mehling WE. Massage for children undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation: a qualitative report. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2012; 2012:792042.
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  18. Mehling WE, Lown EA, Dvorak CC, Cowan MJ, Horn BN, Dunn EA, Acree M, Abrams DI, Hecht FM. Hematopoietic cell transplant and use of massage for improved symptom management: results from a pilot randomized control trial. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2012; 2012:450150.
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  19. Silverberg MJ, Chao C, Leyden WA, Xu L, Horberg MA, Klein D, Towner WJ, Dubrow R, Quesenberry CP, Neugebauer RS, Abrams DI. HIV infection, immunodeficiency, viral replication, and the risk of cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2011 Dec; 20(12):2551-9.
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  20. Abrams DI, Couey P, Shade SB, Kelly ME, Benowitz NL. Cannabinoid-opioid interaction in chronic pain. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2011 Dec; 90(6):844-51.
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