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Murthy Andavolu, MD
- Lucy Curci Cancer Center
- 39000 Bob Hope Dr
- Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
- (760) 770-4034
Murthy V.S. Andavolu, MD is a Board Certified Medical Oncologist and Hematologist. Dr. Andavolu completed his residency at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York and a fellowship in oncology/hematology at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, where he served as an attending staff physician.
“Cancer care is my passion,” states Dr. Andavolu. What has attracted him to this field of medicine is how cancer treatment and research continues to make positive strides in providing an answer toward curing cancer. Dr. Andavolu is specifically interested in the latest advances that have been made through a deeper understanding of the genetics of several cancers as he researches the genetic factors that are associated with cancer development and treatment.
Patients of Dr. Andavolu will always be compassionately cared for, not only in symptom management, but also in the psychological, emotional, and philosophical aspects of patient care.
“As a physician, the opportunity to combine the art and science of cancer medicine continues to fuel my passion as an oncologist and serve my patients to the fullest.”
On a personal level, Dr. Andavolu is a highly experienced pilot and enjoys flying single-engine planes. He hopes to transition to a higher performance twin-engine plane in the near future! He has been a freelance journalist and writer for several years and enjoys playing the violin and spending time with his daughter and wife, who is a career genetic scientist.
- Professional Details
- Medical Oncology
- Professional Education
- Osmania Medical College
- Long Island Jewish Medical Center
- Long Island Jewish Medical CenterQueens Hospital Center
- Los Angeles County/USC
- Board Certification
- American Board of Internal Medicine
- American Board of IM/Medical Oncology
- American Board of IM/Hematology
- Publication Date: March 12, 2014