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Sunil Advani, MD

Radiation Oncologist

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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Sunil Advani is a board-certified radiation oncologist based in La Jolla, California. He graduated from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and then did his internship at the Oregon Health & Science University. He completed his Radiation Oncology residency from the University of Chicago. Dr. Advani has been practicing for about two decades and is currently affiliated with the UC San Diego Health System and Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center. Over the course of his practice, he has contributed to several research publications.

  • Education & Training


    University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

    Medical School


    Oregon Health & Science University



    University of Chicago


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Radiology - Radiation Oncology

  • Hospital & Practice

    Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (619) 502-5800

    751 Medical Center Ct

    Chula Vista, California 91911

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    UC San Diego Health System

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (858) 657-7000

    200 West Arbor Drive

    San Diego, California 92103

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Sunil Advani has contributed to 3 publications.

    Combined TP53 mutation/3p loss correlates with decreased radiosensitivity and increased matrix-metalloproteinase activity in head and neck carcinoma.

    Raju, S. C.,Hauff, S. J.,Lemieux, A. J.,Orosco, R. K.,Gross, A. M.,Nguyen, L. T.,Savariar, E.,Moss, W.,Whitney, M.,Cohen, E. E.,Lippman, S. M.,Tsien, R. Y.,Ideker, T.,...; Oral Oncol.. 2015 Mar 05.

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    Tumor Radiosensitization by Monomethyl Auristatin E: Mechanism of Action and Targeted Delivery.

    Buckel, L.,Savariar, E. N.,Crisp, J. L.,Jones, K. A.,Hicks, A. M.,Scanderbeg, D. J.,Nguyen, Q. T.,Sicklick, J. K.,Lowy, A. M.,Tsien, R. Y.,Advani, S. J.; Cancer Res.. 2015 Feb 15.

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    Electronic cigarettes induce DNA strand breaks and cell death independently of nicotine in cell lines.

    Yu, V.,Rahimy, M.,Korrapati, A.,Xuan, Y.,Zou, A. E.,Krishnan, A. R.,Tsui, T.,Aguilera, J. A.,Advani, S.,Crotty Alexander, L. E.,Brumund, K. T.,Wang-Rodriguez, J.,Ongke...; Oral Oncol.. 2015 Nov 09.

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    American Association for Cancer Research

    American Society for Radiation Oncology