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Matthew Gubens, M.D.

Lung cancer specialist

Dr. Matthew Gubens is a thoracic oncologist, or lung cancer specialist, who specializes in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer, small cell lung cancer, thymoma and thymic carcinoma, and mesothelioma. He sees patients in the Thoracic Surgery and Oncology Clinic of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. In his research, he studies lung cancer and new treatment strategies.

Gubens earned a medical degree at Stanford University School of Medicine and completed an internal medicine residency at UCSF Medical Center and a medical oncology fellowship at Stanford. He also earned a master of science degree at the Harvard School of Public Health. Gubens is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, International Thymic Malignancy Interest Group and American College of Physicians. He is an assistant clinical professor of medicine at UCSF.

Clinics

Thoracic Surgery and Oncology
1600 Divisadero St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-1705
Phone: (415) 885-3882
Fax: (415) 353-9525

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

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Education

Harvard School of Public Health, Master of Science 2000
Stanford School of Medicine 2005

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center, Internal Medicine 2008

Fellowships

Stanford University, Medical Oncology 2011

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Gubens MA. Treatment updates in advanced thymoma and thymic carcinoma. Curr Treat Options Oncol. 2012 Dec; 13(4):527-34.
  2. Kunz PL, Gubens M, Fisher GA, Ford JM, Lichtensztajn DY, Clarke CA. Long-term survivors of gastric cancer: a California population-based study. J Clin Oncol. 2012 Oct 1; 30(28):3507-15.
  3. Neal JW, Gubens MA, Wakelee HA. Current management of small cell lung cancer. Clin Chest Med. 2011 Dec; 32(4):853-63.
  4. Nguyen TT, Gubens M, Arber DA, Advani R, Juretzka M, Aziz N. Lymphoma in pregnancy initially diagnosed as vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia and lichen planus. Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Aug; 118(2 Pt 2):486-9.
  5. Heidenreich PA, Gubens MA, Fonarow GC, Konstam MA, Stevenson LW, Shekelle PG. Cost-effectiveness of screening with B-type natriuretic peptide to identify patients with reduced left ventricular ejection fraction. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2004 Mar 17; 43(6):1019-26.
  6. Shekelle P, Morton S, Atkinson S, Suttorp M, Tu W, Heidenreich P, Gubens M, Maglione M, Jungvig L, Roth E, Newberry S. Pharmacologic management of heart failure and left ventricular systolic dysfunction: effect in female, black, and diabetic patients, and cost-effectiveness. Evid Rep Technol Assess (Summ). 2003 Jul; (82):1-6.

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