Dr. Ajjai Shivaram Alva MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Ajjai Alva is a medical oncologist in Ann Arbor, Michigan and is affiliated with University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers. He received his medical degree from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research and has been in practice for 14 years. Dr. Alva accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 22 doctors at University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology

Clinical Interests: Breast cancer, Palliative care, Breast Cancer Palliative Care

Hospital Affiliation

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Ranked #24 in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

St Agnes Hospital (Baltimore MD)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2004 - 2007

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Fellowship, Hematology/Oncology, 2007 - 2010

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research
Class of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2015

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

NY State Medical License
Active through 2016

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Publications & Presentations

Hereditary Leiomyomatosis and Renal Cell Carcinoma (HLRCC): A Rapid Autopsy Report of Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma.
Udager, A. M.,Alva, A.,Chen, Y. B.,Siddiqui, J.,Lagstein, A.,Tickoo, S. K.,Reuter, V. E.,Chinnaiyian, A. M.,Mehra, R.

Phase II trial of combination nab-paclitaxel, carboplatin and gemcitabine in first line therapy of advanced urothelial carcinoma.
Alva, A.,Daignault, S.,Smith, D. C.,Hussain, M.

Intermittent Androgen Deprivation Therapy in Advanced Prostate Cancer.
Alva, A.,Hussain, M.

See all 11 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select
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