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Lawrence Kaplan, M.D.

Director of the Lymphoma Program

Dr. Lawrence D. Kaplan, a hematologist and oncologist, is director of the Lymphoma Program at UCSF Medical Center and the HIV-Malignancies Program at San Francisco General Hospital. He is an international leader in the treatment of lymphoma and HIV-related malgnancies. In his research, Kaplan is particularly interested in developing new treatments for lymphoma and the HIV-related form of the disease.

His professional activities include serving as former chair of the Steering Committee of the AIDS-Malignancies Clinical Trials Consortium, supported by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and serving as a member of the Cancer and Leukemia Group B, Lymphoma Committee, a national clinical research group sponsored by the NCI. Kaplan joined UCSF in 1985 and is a clinical professor of medicine. He earned a medical degree at UCLA and completed a fellowship in hematology and oncology at UCSF. He is board certified in medical oncology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.


Hematology and Blood and Marrow Transplant
400 Parnassus Ave., 4th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Existing Patients: (415) 353-2421
New Patients: (415) 353-2051

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

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UCLA Medical Center 1980


Boston City Hospital, Medicine 1983


UCSF Hematology/Oncology Division, Hematology/Oncology 1985