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About William B. Pearse, MD

William Pearse, MD is a board-certified hematology/medical oncology physician who specializes in the treatment of blood disorders and blood cancers.

As an assistant professor of medicine UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Pearse works with a multidisciplinary healthcare team that strives to deliver the best possible comprehensive medical care. He is passionate about medical education and strives to ensure that his patients gain a strong understanding of their medical conditions.

In addition to managing patient care, Dr. Pearse has a strong interest in clinical research, particularly in immunosuppression-associated hematologic disorders. He has experience conducting clinical trials in hematologic malignancies and is passionate about quality care delivery in healthcare systems. His research has been published in several peer-reviewed medical journals and he has presented his work at national and international conferences.

Dr. Pearse completed his hematology and medical oncology fellowship at Northwestern University in Chicago, where he served as chief fellow. He completed residency training at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Ill. Dr. Pearse earned his medical degree at the Chicago Medical School.

Dr. Pearse holds board certifications in internal medicine, hematology, and medical oncology. He is a member of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), The Society of Hematologic Oncology (SOHO), and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).

In his free time, Dr. Pearse enjoys working with community choral groups, reading literature, and spending time with his family.

UC San Diego Health Links
For more information, see Blood Cancers and Moores Cancer Center.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted

Medical Degree

  • Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL

Residency

  • Loyola University, Medical Center, Maywood, IL

Fellowship

  • Northwestern University, School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Gender

  • Male

Date Joined Staff

  • 2021-09-13

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Conditions and Treatments

  • Hodgkin and Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas
  • Post-transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorders (PTLD)
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance (MGUS)
  • Plasma Cell Disorders
  • Benign Hematology
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Platelet Disorders
  • Blood Cancer
  • Blood Disorders
  • Leukemia
  • Cancer Immunotherapy
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Cancer

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