Internal Medicine/Hematology/Oncology


Uzair B. Chaudhary, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, UCSF
Chief, Hematology/Oncology


  Medical School: The Aga Khan University Medical College, Pakistan
  Internship: The Aga Khan University Medical College, Pakistan
  Externship: Indiana University Hospitals, St. Louis, MO
  Residency: Indiana University Hospitals, St. Louis, MO
  Fellowship Hematology & Oncology, University of California, San Francisco Hospitals, SF, CA
  Board Certified:

American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomate

American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology           

  Awards and Recognition:
  1. Board of Secondary Education Merit Scholarship
  2. Berlex Oncology Foundation Award
  3. AMGEN Fellow of the Year Award
  4. Rhone-Poulenc Rorer Oncology Annual Fellowship Award
  5. SmithKline Beecham National Oncology Fellow’s Forum
  6. ASCO Travel Award
  7. Nominated for Michael E. Assey Teaching Award
  8. Nominated for Health Sciences Foundation Developing Scholars Award (MUSC)
  9. Finalist for the Faculty Excellence Award
  10. Nominated for Monthly Magnet MD Award


  1. Central Nervous System Infections with Stomatococcus Mucilaginosus in Immunocomprimised Hosts.  Mitchell Goldman, Uzair B. Chaudhary, Anne Griest, Christopher A. Fausel.  Clinical Infectious Disease 1998; 27:  1241-6.

  2. Intermittent Androgen Deprivation:  Update of cycling characteristics in patients without apparent metastatic prostate cancer.  Gary D. Grossfeld, Uzair B. Chaudhary, Davis M. Reese, Peter R. Carrol and Eric J. Small.  Urology 58 (2), 240-245, 2001.

  3. Management of Hormone Refractory Prostate Cancer.  U.B. Chaudhary, R.K. Gupta. Special issue on “Prostate in Health and Disease”.  Issue 4, Advances in Reproduction 6, 2002.

  4. Endocrinology of Prostate.  U.B. Chaudhary, R.K. Gupta.  Special issue on “Prostate in Health and Disease”.  Issue 4, Advances in Reproduction 6, 2002.

  5. External Beam Management with high dose conformal radiotherapy:  Issues and Answers.  Andrew Turrisi, Joost Nuyttens, Philip Rust, Uzair B. Chaudhary, Jobe Metts, and Gerald Hull.  Special issue on “Prostate in Health and Disease”.  Issue 4, Advances in Reproduction 6, 2002.

  6. Pure testosterone virilizing adrenocortical tumors in young women.  Report of two patients.  Uzair B. Chaudhary, Kathie L. Hermayer, Nabil K. Bissada.  BJU International 2003, 91 (1Cr), 124.

  7. Long-term experience with management of renal cell carcinoma involving the Inferior vana cava.  Nabil K. Bissada, Hossam H. Yakout, Aga Babanouri, Terek Elsalamony, Wahib E. Fahmy, Moustafa Gunham, Gerald W. Hull and Uzair B. Chaudhary.  Urology 2003, 61(1):  89-92.

  8. A rare case of clear cell Adenocarcinoma of the bladder with unique pathological features. Uzair B. Chaudhary, and Jason R. Haldas.  Drugs 2003; 63(15): 1565.77.

  9. Small cell cancer, and an unusual reaction to chemotherapy:  Case 3.  Small-cell carcinoma of the stomach. Chaudhary UB, Taksey JD, Johnson RD, Lewin DN.  J Clin Oncol 2003 June 15; 21(12) 2441-2.

  10. Cytoreductive sugery in management of patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma.  Uzair B. Chaudhary and Gerald W. Hull.  Oncology (Huntington) 2603 May; 17(5):701-5.

  11. Fertility after chemotherapy for Testicular Cancer.  Taksey J, Bissada NK and Chaudhary UB.  Archives of  Andrology.  2003 Sept – Oct; 49(5): 389-95

  12. Peripheral Eosinophilia in Gastric Mucinous Adenocarcinoma. Lewis DA, Fenning RA, and Chaudhary UB. The eJournal of the South Carolina Medical Association. 2004 January, Number 1e: 9-10.

  13. Acquired amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia purpura and eosiniphilic fascitis: A long relapsing and remitting course. Chaudhary UB, Eberwine SF, Hege KM. Am J. Hematology 2004 Mar; 75(3): 146-50

  14. Transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder producing parathyroid hormone related protein (PTHrP). Chaudhary UB, Milling DL, Bissada NK. Can J Urology 2004 Feb; 11(1): 2136-8.

  15. Intermittent Androgen Deprivation for Prostate Cancer.  Mohammad Rashid and Uzair B. Chaudhary. Oncologist. 2004;9(3):295-301.

  16. Primary posterior mediastinal Seminoma. A Case Report. Ravenel J, Gordon L, Block M and Chaudhary U. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2004 Dec; 183 (6): 1835-7 

  17. Complete response to doxorubicin and Ifosfamide in a patient with sarcomatoid renal cell carcinoma. Mohammad Rashid, Cynthia T Welsh, Nabil K. Bissada and Uzair B. Chaudhary. Am J Clin    Oncol. 2005 Feb;28(1):107-8.

  18. Salvage therapy with high-dose etoposide, thiotepa and dose adjusted carboplatin. (TVCa)  with autologous hematopoietic stem cell rescue as treatment of relapsed or refractory germ  cell cancer.  Uzair B. Chaudhary, Lloyd Damon, Hope S. Rugo, Charles A. Linker, Willis Navarro, David M. Reese, and Eric J. Small.  Am J Clin Oncol. 2005 Apr;28(2):130-7.

  19. Sickle cell crises associated with Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis. Ebenezer Kio,  Adedayo Onitilo, John Lazarchick, Hanna Maged, Chris Brunson and Uzair B. Chaudhary Am J Hematol. 2004 Nov; 77(3): 229-32.      

  20. Primary Mediastinal B-Cell Lymphoma in a patient with Human Immune-Deficiency Virus      (HIV) Infection.  Lee Milling, John Lazarchick and Uzair B. Chaudhary.  Am J Med Sci. 2005 Mar;329(3):136-8

  21. PC-SPEC withdrawal Syndrome. Uzair B. Chaudhary, Mohammad Rashid and Thomas E. Keane. Acta Oncologica 43, 2004. 772-773

  22. Isolated late recurrence of renal cell carcinoma in the inferior vena cava.  David C. Horger, Uzair B. Chaudhary, Nancy S. Curry and Nabil K. Bissada. Can J Urol 2004, 11(6) 2467-9  

  23. Balancing risks and benefits of IAD therapy in patients with prostate cancer. Mohammad H. Rashid and Uzair B. Chaudhary. The American Journal of Urology Review. March 2005.Vol 3 #3

  24. Secondary hormonal manipulations in Prostate Cancer. Mohanmad Rashid, Nabil K Bissada and Uzair B. Chaudhary. Can J Urol 2005, Jun;12(3):2666-76.

  25. Quality of life in men with localized prostate cancer treated by radical prostatectomy or Radiotherapy. Rodgers JK, Sawhney R, Chaudhary U, Bissada NK. Arch Androl. 2006  Mar-Apr;52(2):129-33.

  26. Neo-adjuvant Chemotherapy for muscle invasive Bladder Cancer: A Look Ahead. Rishi Sawhney, Bourgeois. D and Uzair B Chaudhary. Ann Oncol. 2006 Sep;17(9):1360

  27. Sacral epithelioid angiosarcoma associated with a bleeding diathesis and spinal epidural hematoma. Rene O. Sanchez-Mejia, Steven G. Ojemann, Jeff Simko, Uzair B. Chaudhary,  Jay Levy and Michael T. Lawton.  J Neurosurg Spine. 2006 Mar;4(3):246-50.

  28. Clear cell carcinoma of the Bladder: A case report and review of literatureBetsy Adams, Rishi Sawhney and Uzair B. Chaudhary. Am J Med Sci. 2007. Jan;333(1):63-5)

  29. Palliative care aspects in management of patients with Advanced Prostate Cancer. Rishi Sawhney, Uzair B. Chaudhary  and Thomas E. Keane. US Genitourinary Diseases- 2006 in Touch Briefings. 2006; 25-27

  30. Locally advanced leiomyosarcoma of the urinary bladder: near-complete pathologic response to neoadjuvant gemcitabine and docetaxel. Rishi Sawhney, Nancy Curry, Tucker Burks and Uzair B. Chaudhary. Anti-Cancer Drugs. 18(6): 745-747, July 2007

  31. Cold agglutinin induced autoimmune hemolytic anemia and NK-Cell Leukemia --- A new association. Amy Skorupa, Uzair B. Chaudhary, and John Lazarchick.  Am J Hematol. 2007 Jul;82(7):668-71

  32. Use of low molecular weight heparin in managing chronic DIC in a patient with prostate cancer- A case report. Keisuke Shirai and Uzair B. Chaudhary. ScientificWorldJournal. 2007 Feb 2;7:753-5

  33. Long-term survival following salvage re-irradiation with concurrent chemotherapy for recurrent head and neck cancer. John M. Watkins, Robert Stuart, Betsy K. Davis, Uzair B. Chaudhary, Terrence A. Day, M.D., and Anand K. Sharma. J South Carol Med Assoc 2008;104:36-39.

  34. Detection of circulating tumor cells in the peripheral blood of patients with androgen-independent metastatic prostate cancer. Gattoni-Celli, David Marshall, Uzair B. Chaudhary and M.C. Mitas. Am J Hematol. 2007 Aug 27.

  35. Bortezomib in combination with celecoxib in patients with advanced solid tumors. A phase   I trial. John Hayslip, Uzair Chaudhary, Mark Green, Steven Dunder, Carol Sherman, Shanta Salzer, Andrew Kraft and Alberto J. Montero. BMC Cancer. 2007 Dec 3;7:221

  36. Localized Palmar-Plantar Epidermal Hyperplasia: A unique dermatologic toxicity to Sorafenib.Mathew Beldner, Deborah Deeway, Gene Burges, John Maize and Uzair B. Chaudhary. Oncologist. 2007 Oct;12(10):1178-82.

  37. Phase I dose escalation study of Vinorelbine and Topotecan combination chemotherapy in patients with recurrent lung cancer. MA Beldner, C Sherman, Mark Green, L Garrett-Mayer, Chaudhary U, M Meyer, AS Kraft and AJ Montero. BMC Cancer. 2007 Dec 20;7:231.

  38. Testicular Lymphoma: An update for clinicians. Nitin Verma, John Lazarchick and Uzair  Chaudhary. Am J Med Sci. 2008 Oct;336(4):336-41

  39. Toxicity and survival outcomes of Re-irradiation with Hyperfractionated split-course radiotherapy and concurrent chemotherapy for loco-regionally recurrent, previously irradiated head and neck cancers. John M. Watkins, Keisuke S. Shirai, Amy Herrin Paul E. O Brien, Robert K. Stuart, Uzair B. Chaudhary, Elizabeth Garrett-Mayer, Terry A. Day, M. Boyd Gillespie and Anand K. Sharma. Head Neck. 2009. Jan 20.[Epub ahead of print]

  40. Dramatic PSA response with activated hemicellulose compound (AHCC)in metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC). Rishi Sawhney and Uzair B. Chaudhary. Anticancer Drugs. 2008 Dec 19. [Epub ahead of print]