Anand Dhruva, MD

Cancer and integrative medicine specialist

Dr. Anand Dhruva is a cancer specialist at the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion. He provides integrative medicine consultations for cancer patients, drawing upon specialized knowledge of both standard and non-traditional approaches to treatments and supportive care. His goal is to integrate safe and effective complementary healing approaches into standard cancer care and survivorship. His practice is open to adults living with or beyond a diagnosis of cancer.

Dhruva completed training in internal medicine at Emory University in Atlanta and completed a hematology and medical oncology fellowship at UCSF. He is also a graduate of Dr. Andrew Weil's distance learning fellowship program in integrative medicine at the University of Arizona. He is on the Hematology and Medical Oncology faculty at UCSF.


Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
1545 Divisadero St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 353-7700
Fax: (415) 353-7358

Monday to Thursday
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Academic Title

Associate Professor

More about Anand Dhruva


Wayne State University School of Medicine 1999


Emory University Hospital 2002


UCSF Medical Center, Hematology/Oncology 2006

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Singh KP, Kober KM, Dhruva AA, Flowers E, Paul SM, Hammer MJ, Cartwright F, Wright F, Conley YP, Levine JD, Miaskowski C. Risk Factors Associated With Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea in the Week Prior to the Next Cycle and Impact of Nausea on Quality of Life Outcomes. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 May 29.
  2. Tantoy IY, Cooper BA, Dhruva A, Cataldo J, Paul SM, Conley YP, Hammer M, Kober KM, Levine JD, Miaskowski C. Quality of life of patients with gastrointestinal cancers undergoing chemotherapy. Qual Life Res. 2018 Apr 21.
  3. Singh KP, Miaskowski C, Dhruva AA, Flowers E, Kober KM. Mechanisms and Measurement of Changes in Gene Expression. Biol Res Nurs. 2018 Jan 01; 1099800418772161.

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