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William Wachsman, MD

Medical Oncologist

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Conditions Treated Laryngeal Cancer Lung Cancer Ovarian Cancer Pericardial Mesothelioma Peritoneal Mesothelioma Pleural Mesothelioma Testicular Mesothelioma

  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. William Wachsman is a board-certified medical oncologist based in San Diego, California. He graduated from the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and then did his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Minnesota at Fairview. He also did a fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at the UCLA Medical Center. Dr.Wachsman has been practicing for more than two decades and is currently affiliated with the UC San Diego Health System and VA San Diego Healthcare System. He has also contributed to several research publications.

  • Education & Training


    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

    Medical School


    University of Minnesota at Fairview



    UCLA Medical Center


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Hospital & Practice

    UC San Diego Health System

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (858) 657-7000

    200 West Arbor Drive

    San Diego, California 92103

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    VA San Diego Healthcare System

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (858) 552-8585

    3350 La Jolla Village Dr

    San Diego, California 92161

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. William Wachsman has contributed to 3 publications.

    Noninvasive genomic detection of melanoma.

    Wachsman, W., Morhenn, V., Palmer, T., Walls, L., Hata, T., Zalla, J., Scheinberg, R., Sofen, H., Mraz, S., Gross, K., Rabinovitz, H., Polsky, D., Chang, S.; Br J Dermatol. 2011 Apr.

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    Plasmablastic lymphoma is treatable in the HAART era. A 10 year retrospective by the AIDS Malignancy Consortium.

    Noy A, Lensing SY, Moore PC, Gupta N, Aboulafia D, Ambinder R, Baiocchi R, Dezube BJ, Henry D, Kaplan L, Levine AM, Mitsuyasu R, Ratner L, Reid E, Remick S, Sparano J,...; Leuk. Lymphoma. 2016-07-01.

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    Cetuximab Plus Chemoradiotherapy for HIV-Associated Anal Carcinoma: A Phase II AIDS Malignancy Consortium Trial.

    Sparano, J. A.,Lee, J. Y.,Palefsky, J.,Henry, D. H.,Wachsman, W.,Rajdev, L.,Aboulafia, D.,Ratner, L.,Fitzgerald, T. J.,Kachnic, L.,Mitsuyasu, R.; J. Clin. Oncol.. 2016 Dec 13.

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