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 26 doctors at University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: Genitourinary

Clinical Interests: Bladder cancer, Prostate cancer, Renal Cell cancer/Kidney cancer

Hospital Affiliation

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Ranked #34 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 Internal Medicine
Certified 7 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 4 years in Medical Oncology

IN State Medical License
Active through 2013

TX State Medical License
Active through 2013

MI 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.

Papillary renal cell carcinoma revisited: a comprehensive histomorphologic study with outcome correlations.
Warrick, J. I.,Tsodikov, A.,Kunju, L. P.,Chinnaiyan, A. M.,Palapattu, G. S.,Morgan, T. M.,Alva, A.,Tomlins, S.,Wu, A.,Montgomery, J. S.,Hafez, K. S.,Wolf, J. S.,Weizer, A. Z.,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.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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