Richard Schwab, MD

Richard Schwab, MD

Oncology in San Diego, CA


 (858) 657-7000

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Office Hours

Monday:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
Closed
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About Dr. Schwab


Richard Schwab, MD is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at UC San Diego Health. He is a medical oncologist exclusively treating patients with breast cancer. He is the associate team leader for the Moores Cancer Center Comprehensive Breast Health Center and a Clinic Medical Director. He is a leader in the innovative multi-center I-SPY2 Clinical Trial including co-chairing the safety committee.

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Services Offered



Molecular therapy
Breast cancer
Clincial trials

Qualifications and Experience



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Education & Training

University of California San Diego
Fellowship, Hematology/Oncology, 2003 - 2006

University of California San Diego
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2000 - 2003

Albert Einstein
Class of 2000

UC Berkeley
BA, Molecular Cell Biology, 1991 - 1995

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Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology

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Medical Licenses

CA State Medical License
2001 - 2019

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Work Experience

Clinical Professor
UC San Diego Health
San Diego, CA
2018 - Present


UCSD Department Of Im Im Hosptialist Infectious Disease
San Diego, CA
2012 - Present

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
UC San Diego Health
San Diego, CA
2012 - 2018

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Hospital Affiliations

University of California San Diego
Current Affiliation
San Diego, CA

UC San Diego Health
Current Affiliation
San Diego, CA

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Awards

Early Clinical Trials Award “A Biomarker Study of Mifepristone in Early Stage Breast Cancer.”
UCSD Moores Cancer Center, 2010-2011

CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification
EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2011-2013

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Publications



PubMed

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JCO Precis Oncol
Kato, S.,Okamura, R.,Mareboina, M.,Lee, S.,Goodman, A.,Patel, S. P.,Fanta, P. T.,Schwab, R. B.,Vu, P.,Raymond, V. M.,Lanman, R. B.,Sicklick, J. K.,Lippman, S. M.,Kurzrock, R.
5/7/2019

Exploring the landscape of focal amplifications in cancer using AmpliconArchitect.
Nat Commun
Deshpande, V.,Luebeck, J.,Nguyen, N. D.,Bakhtiari, M.,Turner, K. M.,Schwab, R.,Carter, H.,Mischel, P. S.,Bafna, V.
1/25/2019

Inhibition of chemotherapy resistant breast cancer stem cells by a ROR1 specific antibody.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.
Zhang, S.,Zhang, H.,Ghia, E. M.,Huang, J.,Wu, L.,Zhang, J.,Lam, S.,Lei, Y.,He, J.,Cui, B.,Widhopf, G. F.,Yu, J.,Schwab, R.,Messer, K.,Jiang, W.,Parker, B. A.,Carson, D. A.,Kipps, T. J.
1/10/2019

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Press Mentions



Talking Breast Cancer for Men’s Health Awareness Week
Newswise · June 14, 2017
...m being aware of their bodies and seeking care with their primary care providers for changes,” said Richard Schwab, MD, oncologist with Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health. The earlier breast cancer is dete...

Molecular Tumor Board Helps in Advanced Cancer Cases
ScienceDaily · May 05, 2014
...nalized cancer treatment plans discussed at the Molecular Tumor board had a partial response," said Richard Schwab, MD, Moores Cancer Center hematology oncologist and co-director of the Biorepository and Tissue Tec...