Edwin Alexander Alvarez

MD

Gynecologic cancer surgeon

About me

Dr. Edwin Alexander Alvarez is a gynecologic oncologist at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. He focuses on the surgical and medical treatment of ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, endometrial cancer and other cancers of the female reproductive system. He performs traditional, complicated and minimally invasive gynecologic surgeries.

UCSF recruited Alvarez to serve as director of clinical trials for the Division of Gynecologic Oncology. He is involved with NRG Oncology, a cooperative research group for cancer clinical trials sponsored by the National Cancer Institute. Before coming to UCSF, he directed chemotherapy services for gynecologic cancers at the University of California, Davis.

In addition to caring for patients, Alvarez has a strong commitment to teaching medical students, residents and fellows.

  • Education

    UC San Diego School of Medicine, 2000

  • Residencies

    LAC-USC Medical Center, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2004

  • Fellowship

    University of Miami School of Medicine, Gynecologic Oncology, 2007

  • Academic Title

    Associate Professor

  • Languages

    Spanish

Gynecologic Surgical Oncology Clinic

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

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

Decorative Caduceus

Durvalumab Treatment in Combination With Chemotherapy and Bevacizumab, Followed by Maintenance ...

This is a Phase III randomised, double-blind, multi-centre study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of durvalumab in combination with standard of care platinum based chemotherapy and bevacizumab followed by maintena...

Recruiting

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