Eric J. Small

MD

Co-director, Urologic Cancer Service
Genitourinary oncologist
Prostate cancer investigator, avid baker and runner

About me

Dr. Eric J. Small is a hematologist-oncologist and co-director of UCSF's urologic cancer service for patients and urologic oncology research program. In both patient care and research, he focuses on prostate cancer, immunotherapy and how body mechanisms may create resistance to standard therapies.

Small earned his medical degree at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, where he graduated with honors. While in medical school, he completed a fellowship in pathology. He completed postgraduate residency training in internal medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in hematology and oncology at UCSF.

Small is a member of several professional medical societies, including the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Urological Association. He is a member of the therapy consortium of CaP CURE, the largest privately funded project to advance prostate cancer research. He is also on the American Prostate Cancer Foundation's board of directors. He chairs the prostate cancer correlative sciences working group for Cancer and Leukemia Group B, a cooperative organization of cancer researchers.

  • Education

    Case Western Reserve, 1985

  • Residencies

    Beth Israel Hospital Boston, Internal Medicine, 1988

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Hematology, 1991

    UCSF, Oncology, 1995

  • Board Certifications

    Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Med/Medical Oncology

    Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Academic Title

    Professor

  • Languages

    Chinese

    Spanish

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