Michael D. Alvarado, MD

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Michael D. Alvarado, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, UCSF

Phone: (415) 353-7070 (appts., breast surgery); (415) 353-9900 (appts., melanoma)
Box 1710, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-1710

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Education

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, B.S., 1989, Chemistry
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, M.A., 1992, Physical Chemistry
Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, M.D., 1998
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, 2004, Surgical Residency
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, 2006, Surgical Oncology Fellow
 


Professional Experience

  • 2006-2012
    Assistant Professor in Residence, Surgery, UCSF
  • 2012-present
    Associate Professor, Surgery, UCSF

Selected Publications

  1. A Prospective Comparison of the 21-Gene Recurrence Score and the PAM50-Based Prosigna in Estrogen Receptor-Positive Early-Stage Breast Cancer. Adv Ther. 2015 Dec; 32(12):1237-47.
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  2. The Impact of Radiation, Lymph Node Dissection, and Hormonal Therapy on Outcomes of Tissue Expander-Implant Exchange in Prosthetic Breast Reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Sep 10.
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  3. Negative Genetic Testing Does Not Deter Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy in Younger Patients with Greater Family Histories of Breast Cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Oct; 22(10):3338-45.
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  4. In Regard to Hepel and Wazer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Aug 1; 92(5):955-7.
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  5. In Regard to Hepel and Wazer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Aug 1; 92(5):953-4.
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  6. Expanding the Indications for Total Skin-Sparing Mastectomy: Is It Safe for Patients with Locally Advanced Disease? Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Jul 14.
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  7. Tumor Involvement of the Nipple in Total Skin-Sparing Mastectomy: Strategies for Management. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 May 29.
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  8. The impact of genomic testing on the recommendation for radiation therapy in patients with ductal carcinoma in situ: A prospective clinical utility assessment of the 12-gene DCIS score™ result. J Surg Oncol. 2015 Jun; 111(8):935-40.
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  9. Rates of Reconstruction Failure in Patients Undergoing Immediate Reconstruction With Tissue Expanders and/or Implants and Postmastectomy Radiation Therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Jul 1; 92(3):634-41.
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  10. Pride, Prejudice, or Science: Attitudes Towards the Results of the TARGIT-A Trial of Targeted Intraoperative Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Jul 1; 92(3):491-7.
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  11. The impact of breast mass on outcomes of total skin-sparing mastectomy and immediate tissue expander-based breast reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Mar; 135(3):672-9.
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  12. Immediate implant-based breast reconstruction following total skin-sparing mastectomy: defining the risk of preoperative and postoperative radiation therapy for surgical outcomes. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Sep; 134(3):396-404.
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  13. Haste makes waste, but lack of urgency is opportunity lost. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014 Aug; 147(1):223-4.
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  14. Total skin-sparing mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction: an evolution of technique and assessment of outcomes. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Oct; 21(10):3223-30.
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  15. Immediate implant-based breast reconstruction following total skin-sparing mastectomy in women with a history of augmentation mammaplasty: assessing the safety profile. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Jul; 134(1):1-9.
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  16. Local recurrence rates are low in high-risk neoadjuvant breast cancer in the I-SPY 1 Trial (CALGB 150007/150012; ACRIN 6657). Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Sep; 21(9):2889-96.
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  17. The current clinical value of the DCIS Score. Oncology (Williston Park). 2014 May; 28 Suppl 2:C2, 1-8, C3.
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  18. Setting a research agenda for ductal carcinoma in situ that meets the current need for change. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Apr 1; 160(7):511-2.
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  19. Abstract 124: outcomes of total skin-sparing mastectomy and reconstruction in 924 breasts over 11 years. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Mar; 133(3 Suppl):139.
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  20. Memory regulatory T cells reside in human skin. J Clin Invest. 2014 Mar 3; 124(3):1027-36.
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