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About Christopher Larson, MD, PhD

Christopher Larson, MD, PhD, is a board-certified medical oncologist who specializes in sarcoma. He works with our specialists in cancer surgery and radiation, and uses chemotherapy, targeted therapy and immunotherapy as part of each patient's individualized treatment plan.

Dr. Larson is also a physician-scientist who does research on oncolytic viruses and their potential for use in cancer immunotherapy.

He completed a residency in internal medicine and fellowship in hematology/oncology at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Larson earned his medical degree and PhD in biophysics at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas.

He is board certified in internal medicine and hematology and medical oncology.

Dr. Larson is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

UC San Diego Health Links
For more information on cancer treatment at UC San Diego Health, see 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

  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX

Residency

  • UC San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Fellowship

  • UC San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Gender

  • Male

Date Joined Staff

  • 2021-03-29

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Conditions and Treatments

  • Cancer Immunotherapy
  • Sarcoma
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