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Christopher C. Dvorak, MD

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dvorak_christopher

Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UCSF

dvorakc@peds.ucsf.edu

Phone: (415) 476-0554 (voice)
Box 1278, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-1278

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Education

University of California at San Diego, BS, 1994, Molecular Biology
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, MD, 1998, Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine, Intern, 1999, Pediatrics
Stanford University School of Medicine, Resident, 2001, Pediatrics
Stanford University School of Medicine, Fellow, 2005, Hematology/Oncology

Professional Experience

  • 2001-2002
    Staff Physician, Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Units, Stanford University
  • 2002-2004
    Staff Physician, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
  • 2005-2007
    Clinical Instructor, Division of Pediatric Stem Cell Transplantation, Stanford University
  • 2007-present
    Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplantation, UCSF Children's Hospital

Honors & Awards

  • 1990-1994
    Regents Scholar, University of California at San Diego
  • 2002-2005
    Arline & Pete Harman Pediatric Fellow, Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health

Selected Publications

  1. Savic RM, Cowan MJ, Dvorak CC, Pai SY, Pereira L, Bartelink IH, Boelens JJ, Bredius RG, Wynn RF, Cuvelier GD, Shaw PJ, Slatter MA, Long-Boyle J. Effect of weight and maturation on busulfan clearance in infants and small children undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2013 Nov; 19(11):1608-14.
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  2. Dvorak CC, Cowan MJ, Logan BR, Notarangelo LD, Griffith LM, Puck JM, Kohn DB, Shearer WT, O'Reilly RJ, Fleisher TA, Pai SY, Hanson IC, Pulsipher MA, Fuleihan R, Filipovich A, Goldman F, Kapoor N, Small T, Smith A, Chan KW, Cuvelier G, Heimall J, Knutsen A, Loechelt B, Moore T, Buckley RH. The natural history of children with severe combined immunodeficiency: baseline features of the first fifty patients of the primary immune deficiency treatment consortium prospective study 6901. J Clin Immunol. 2013 Oct; 33(7):1156-64.
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  3. Grupp SA, Dvorak CC, Nieder ML, Levine JE, Wall DA, Langholz B, Pulsipher MA. Children's Oncology Group's 2013 blueprint for research: stem cell transplantation. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Jun; 60(6):1044-7.
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  4. Steinbach WJ, Roilides E, Berman D, Hoffman JA, Groll AH, Bin-Hussain I, Palazzi DL, Castagnola E, Halasa N, Velegraki A, Dvorak CC, Charkabarti A, Sung L, Danziger-Isakov L, Lachenauer C, Arrieta A, Knapp K, Abzug MJ, Ziebold C, Lehrnbecher T, Klingspor L, Warris A, Leckerman K, Martling T, Walsh TJ, Benjamin DK, Zaoutis TE. Results from a prospective, international, epidemiologic study of invasive candidiasis in children and neonates. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012 Dec; 31(12):1252-7.
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  5. Dvorak CC, Gilman AL, Horn B, Oon CY, Dunn EA, Baxter-Lowe LA, Cowan MJ. Haploidentical related-donor hematopoietic cell transplantation in children using megadoses of CliniMACs-selected CD34(+) cells and a fixed CD3(+) dose. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2013 Apr; 48(4):508-13.
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  6. Engelhardt KR, Shah N, Faizura-Yeop I, Kocacik Uygun DF, Frede N, Muise AM, Shteyer E, Filiz S, Chee R, Elawad M, Hartmann B, Arkwright PD, Dvorak C, Klein C, Puck JM, Grimbacher B, Glocker EO. Clinical outcome in IL-10- and IL-10 receptor-deficient patients with or without hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013 Mar; 131(3):825-30.
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  7. Law J, Cowan MJ, Dvorak CC, Musick L, Long-Boyle JR, Baxter-Lowe LA, Horn B. Busulfan, fludarabine, and alemtuzumab as a reduced toxicity regimen for children with malignant and nonmalignant diseases improves engraftment and graft-versus-host disease without delaying immune reconstitution. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2012 Nov; 18(11):1656-63.
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  8. Veys P, Wynn RF, Ahn KW, Samarasinghe S, He W, Bonney D, Craddock J, Cornish J, Davies SM, Dvorak CC, Duerst RE, Gross TG, Kapoor N, Kitko C, Krance RA, Leung W, Lewis VA, Steward C, Wagner JE, Carpenter PA, Eapen M. Impact of immune modulation with in vivo T-cell depletion and myleoablative total body irradiation conditioning on outcomes after unrelated donor transplantation for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Blood. 2012 Jun 21; 119(25):6155-61.
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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Pulsipher MA, Skinner R, McDonald GB, Hingorani S, Armenian SH, Cooke KR, Gracia C, Petryk A, Bhatia S, Bunin N, Nieder ML, Dvorak CC, Sung L, Sanders JE, Kurtzberg J, Baker KS. National Cancer Institute, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute/Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplantation Consortium First International Consensus Conference on late effects after pediatric hematopoietic cell transplantation: the need for pediatric-specific long-term follow-up guidelines. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2012 Mar; 18(3):334-47.
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  12. Dvorak CC, Bollard CM, El-Bietar J, Filipovich A. Complications of transplant for nonmalignant disorders: autoimmune cytopenias, opportunistic infections, and PTLD. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2012 Jan; 18(1 Suppl):S101-10.
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  13. Alexander S, Nieder M, Zerr DM, Fisher BT, Dvorak CC, Sung L. Prevention of bacterial infection in pediatric oncology: what do we know, what can we learn? Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012 Jul 15; 59(1):16-20.
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  14. Dvorak CC, Fisher BT, Sung L, Steinbach WJ, Nieder M, Alexander S, Zaoutis TE. Antifungal prophylaxis in pediatric hematology/oncology: new choices & new data. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012 Jul 15; 59(1):21-6.
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  15. Fisher BT, Alexander S, Dvorak CC, Zaoutis TE, Zerr DM, Sung L. Epidemiology and potential preventative measures for viral infections in children with malignancy and those undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012 Jul 15; 59(1):11-5.
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  16. Dvorak CC, Gracia CR, Sanders JE, Cheng EY, Baker KS, Pulsipher MA, Petryk A. NCI, NHLBI/PBMTC first international conference on late effects after pediatric hematopoietic cell transplantation: endocrine challenges-thyroid dysfunction, growth impairment, bone health, & reproductive risks. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2011 Dec; 17(12):1725-38.
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  17. Baker KS, Bhatia S, Bunin N, Nieder M, Dvorak CC, Sung L, Sanders JE, Kurtzberg J, Pulsipher MA. NCI, NHLBI first international consensus conference on late effects after pediatric hematopoietic cell transplantation: state of the science, future directions. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2011 Oct; 17(10):1424-7.
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  18. Nemecek ER, Ellis K, He W, Bunin NJ, Bajwa RS, Cheerva A, Cairo MS, Dvorak C, Duval M, Davies S, Eapen M, Gross TG, Hussein AA, MacMillan ML, Mehta PA, Pulsipher MA, Seber A, Woolfrey AE, Frangoul HA, Carpenter PA. Outcome of myeloablative conditioning and unrelated donor hematopoietic cell transplantation for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia in third remission. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2011 Dec; 17(12):1833-40.
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  19. Pereira S, Vayntrub T, Hiraki DD, Cherry AM, Arai S, Dvorak CC, Grumet FC. Short tandem repeat and human leukocyte antigen mutations or losses confound engraftment and typing analysis in hematopoietic stem cell transplants. Hum Immunol. 2011 Jun; 72(6):503-9.
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  20. Hogeling M, Nakano T, Dvorak CC, Maguiness S, Frieden IJ. Severe neonatal congenital erythropoietic porphyria. Pediatr Dermatol. 2011 Jul-Aug; 28(4):416-20.
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