Dr. Joseph C Alvarnas MD Hematologist

Dr. Joseph Alvarnas is a hematologist in Duarte, California and is affiliated with City of Hope's Helford Clinical Research Hospital. He received his medical degree from UCSF School of Medicine and has been in practice for 25 years. He is one of 15 doctors at City of Hope's Helford Clinical Research Hospital who specialize in Hematology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Farsi and Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Hematologist: General Hematology

Hospital Affiliation

City of Hope's Helford Clinical Research Hospital
Ranked #15 in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

Stanford University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1989 - 1992

UCSF School of Medicine
Class of 1989


Other Training, Biology, 1981 - 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2015

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Top Doctor, Pasadena Magazine
2012

Top Doctor, Pasadena Magazine
2013

Timothy F. Beckett, Jr., Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching, Stanford University Medical Center
1993

Award for Teaching Excellent as a Member of the House staff, Stanford University Medical Center
1992

Valedictorian, Santa Clara University
1985

Phi Beta Kappa, Santa Clara University
1985

Alpha Sigma Nu National Jesuit Honor Society, Santa Clara University
1985

Publications & Presentations

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Alvarnas JC, Brown PA, Aoun P, Ballen KK, Bellam N, Blum W, Boyer MW, Carraway HE, Coccia PF, Coutre SE, Cultrera J, Damon LE, Deangelo DJ, Douer D, Frangoul H, Frankfurt O, Goorha S, Millenson MM, O'Brien S, Petersdorf SH, Rao AV, Terezakis S, Uy G, Wetzler M, Zelenetz AD, Naganuma M, Gregory KM 2012 7 1

Reaping the benefits of recent advances for adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Brown PA, Alvarnas JC 2012 7 1

Implementation of a configurable loboratory information management system for use in cellular process development and manufacturing
Russom D, Ahmed A, Gonzalez N, Alvarnas J, Digiusto D 2011 1 1

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