David Baer, MD, FACP

They say experience is the best teacher, and perhaps for no one is this more true than for Dr. Baer. When he joined TPMG in 1981, he had little desire to conduct oncology research. “I may have been the only…

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Gail Wagner, MD

"Sometimes things happen serendipitously. You can make all the plans you want, and sometimes what you end up doing has no relation to the plans you’ve made."
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David Baer, MD

David Baer, MD, is helping make cancer care more effective, efficient, and error-free. While maintaining a vibrant and active East Bay hematology/oncology practice, Dr. Baer also devised an innovative and widely adopted electronic system (CAMMOLOT) to help manage chemotherapy for…

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Louis Fehrenbacher, MD

Louis Fehrenbacher, MD, is a strong believer in making cancer care a decision-making partnership between physician and patient. As a result, one of the decisions he and his patients can make together is whether or not to participate in the…

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Peter Gordon, MD

Peter Gordon, MD, is making a difference both in his hematology/oncology practice as and through his association with the award-winning Kaiser Permanente Oncology Clinical Trials (KPOCT) program. Each year, more than 300 Northern California Kaiser Permanente patients with cancer enter…

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Tim Grennan, MD

From his continuing medical oncology work, to his award-winning career as a Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine, Tim Grennan, MD, is a model of dedication, hard work and service. Recognized for his outstanding achievements as a medical educator by the…

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Alfredo Lopez, MD

In both his clinical practice and oncology research, Alfredo Lopez, MD, is making a difference. An avid researcher and clinician, Dr. Lopez is a participant in the award-winning Kaiser Permanente Oncology Clinical Trials (KPOCT) program. Each year, more than 300…

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Lisbeth Suyehira, MD

An excellent and highly regarded oncologist, Lisbeth Suyehira, MD, is known for her outstanding work both as a clinician as well as a researcher through her association with the award-winning Kaiser Permanente Oncology Clinical Trials (KPOCT) program. Currently, there are…

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David Baer, MD

"It’s been personally very satisfying to be able to develop a computer software application that addresses the needs of both oncology patients and their physicians."
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Tim Grennan, MD

People coping with cancer have a powerful ally in their corner; his name is Tim Grennan, MD. Since 1986, Dr. Grennan has been Director of Sacramento’s Internal Medicine Residency Program. He forged and fostered a unique relationship with the University…

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Louis Fehrenbacher, MD

"As an oncologist treating dying patients, I’m still frustrated with the new level of treatments we have at this point. However, some of the new treatments have proven successful and I think we’re on the brink of many new discoveries."
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