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About Andrew B. Sharabi, MD, PhD

Andrew B. Sharabi, MD, PhD, is a board-certified radiation oncologist who specializes in treating prostate cancer, head and neck cancer, skin cancers, and cancers that affect the lung area (thoracic malignancies).

His clinical research interests are focused on understanding the effects of radiation on the immune system and developing strategies for treating cancer with both radiation and immunotherapy.

His research findings have been published in top journals including The Lancet Oncology. He has also served on the National Cancer Institute's clinical trials planning committee panels.

Prior to joining UC San Diego Health in 2015, Dr. Sharabi was a resident physician in radiation oncology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. While at Johns Hopkins University, he won numerous awards for his research, including the first place John G. Rangos Medal of Honor for Creativity in Cancer Discovery. He earned both his medical degree and doctorate in immunology from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He is board certified in radiation oncology.

When not working in the clinic or lab, Dr. Sharabi enjoys travel, playing guitar and surfing. He has two sons. His wife is also a physician at UC San Diego Health.

UC San Diego Health Links
For more information, see Radiation Oncology and Cancer Services.

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.
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Medical Degree

  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Residency

  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Doctoral Degree

  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Gender

  • Male

Languages

  • Spanish

Date Joined Staff

  • 2015-08-10

Board Certifications

  • Radiation Oncology
  • American Board of Radiology

Conditions and Treatments

  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • 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