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About Peter Vu, MD

Peter Vu, MD, MS, is a medical oncologist who specializes in the treatment of gastrointestinal cancers using chemotherapy, targeted therapy, novel immunotherapies and cellular therapies.

As an assistant professor of medicine, Dr. Vu trains medical students, residents, and fellows. Dr. Vu's research focuses on the development of clinical trials and immunotherapy biomarkers at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He has presented and published research on precision medicine and targeted therapies for cancer treatment.

Dr. Vu completed hematology/oncology and immunotherapy fellowships at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He completed residencies at Loyola University in Chicago and Georgetown University in Washington, DC. Dr. Vu earned his medical degree from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in Chicago. He is board certified in internal medicine.

He is a member of several professional organizations including the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology.

Outside of work, Dr. Vu enjoys spending time with his growing family. He is learning how to surf and play the guitar. Dr. Vu also enjoys travel and photography.

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For more information on cancer treatment at UC San Diego Health, see Gastrointestinal Cancers and Moores Cancer Center.

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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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Fellowship

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

Residency

  • Loyola University, Chicago, IL

Residency

  • Georgetown University, School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Medical Degree

  • Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL

Gender

  • Male

Languages

  • Vietnamese

Date Joined Staff

  • 2020-07-01

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Conditions and Treatments

  • Adoptive Cellular Therapy
  • Cancer Immunotherapy
  • Cancers of the Colon
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gastric Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Precision Medicine / Personalized Therapy
  • Solid Tumors
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