Dr. Bradley Ekstrand is a genitourinary oncologist who has particular interest and expertise in treating patients with lymphoma and genitourinary cancers. His background in the molecular biology of cancer gives him a unique perspective, combining a scientist's view of disease with a doctor's expertise, to bring the best care to patients with cancer.

Ekstrand earned his medical degree from Yale School of Medicine, where he also completed a doctorate in cancer biology. During his doctoral studies, he worked in the lab of acclaimed cancer genetics researcher Dr. Eric Fearon, where he focused on tumor suppressor genes. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center and a fellowship in medical oncology at Stanford University School of Medicine. During his fellowship, he worked extensively in lymphoma with Drs. Sandra Horning and Gilbert Chu.

Ekstrand is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and Association of Northern California Oncologists, where he serves as vice president. Through his work with these organizations, he advocates for high-quality cancer care for all patients.

A native of Boulder, Colorado, Ekstrand enjoys outdoor recreation, particularly alpine skiing, swimming and long-distance running. Outside of work, he devotes most of his time to family activities with his wife and three children. An avid sports fan, he follows Stanford athletics, European soccer leagues and the Denver Broncos.

  • Education

    Yale School of Medicine, 1997

    Yale School of Medicine, PhD, Cancer Biology, 1997

  • Residencies

    Mount Sinai Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 2000

  • Fellowships

    Stanford University, Medical Oncology, 2003

Clinics I work with

Cancer Center Redwood City

2900 Whipple Ave., Suite 130
Redwood City, CA 94062

Cancer Center San Mateo

218 DeAnza Blvd.
San Mateo, CA 94402

Genitourinary Medical Oncology Clinic

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Hematology, Blood & Marrow Transplant, and Cellular Therapy (HBC) Program

400 Parnassus Ave., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

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Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
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Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
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Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
281 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
300 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
300 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
296 Reviews