Dr. Patrick Hwu MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Patrick Hwu is a medical oncologist in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. He received his medical degree from Medical College of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for 27 years. He is one of 129 doctors at University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Ranked #1 in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1987 - 1989

National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
Fellowship, Medical Oncology, 1989 - 1992

Medical College of Pennsylvania
Class of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation
2008

Publications & Presentations

New Frontiers in Melanoma Management
2012 10 11

Antagonist Antibodies to PD-1 and B7-H1 (PD-L1) in the Treatment of Advanced Human Cancer--Letter.
Radvanyi, L.,Pilon-Thomas, S.,Peng, W.,Sarnaik, A.,Mulé, J. J.,Weber, J.,Hwu, P.

Clinical characteristics and outcomes with specific BRAF and NRAS mutations in patients with metastatic melanoma.
Bucheit, A. D.,Syklawer, E.,Jakob, J. A.,Bassett, R. L.,Curry, J. L.,Gershenwald, J. E.,Kim, K. B.,Hwu, P.,Lazar, A. J.,Davies, M. A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • 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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