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Collin Blakely


Thoracic medical oncologist
Award-winning clinical researcher

Dr. Collin Blakely is a medical oncologist who specializes in lung cancer. In addition to treating patients, he conducts research focused on understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying lung cancer resistance to targeted therapies. His goal is to translate laboratory findings into new treatments.

Blakely received his bachelor's degree in molecular and cellular biology from the University of Washington. He attended the Medical Scientist Training Program at the Perelman School of Medicine, earning both his medical and doctoral degrees. He completed his fellowship training in medical oncology at UCSF.

  • Education

    University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, 2007

  • Residencies

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Internal Medicine, 2009

  • Fellowships

    UCSF Medical Center, Medical Oncology, 2011

  • Board Certifications

    Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine

My approach is to learn from every patient and to continually push the envelope in the development of new treatments.

Clinics I work with

Thoracic Surgery and Oncology Clinic

See both of our San Francisco locations.

My reviews


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