Asif Alavi

Position Title

Assistant Professor - Clinical

Office Location

Karmanos Cancer Institute
Hudson-Webber Cancer Research Center - 4251
4100 John R.
Detroit, MI 48201


Mailing Address

Karmanos Cancer Institute
4100 John R.
Mail Code: HW04HO
Detroit, MI 48201

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Office Fax


Education Training

(2003-2007) Doctor of Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI
(1998-2002) Bachelor of Arts, Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley

Postgraduate Training
(2012-2015) Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
(2008-2011) Internal Medicine Residency, UCLA - Olive View
(2007-2008) Family Medicine Internship, San Jose-O'Connor (Affiliated with Stanford University)


Professional Experience

Faculty Appointments
(2015-Present) Assistant Professor - Clinical, Department of Oncology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI
(2011-2012) Clinical Instructor, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Hospital or Other Professional Appointments
(2017-Present) Member, Tumor Biology and Microenvironment Research Program, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, MI
(2016-Present) Member (Affiliated Scientist), Medical Adult (M1) Institutional Review Board, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
(2015-Present) Physician, BMT and Hematology Teams, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, MI
(2011-2012) Attending Staff Physician, Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, Sylmar, CA
(2011-2012) Visiting Instructor, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA
(2010-2012) Per Diem Physician (Moonlighting), Kaiser-Permanente Urgent Care, Panorama City, CA



Major Professional Societies

(2015- Present) American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
(2013-Present) American Society of Clinical Oncology
(2012-Present) American Society of Hematology


Board Certification

(2015-Present) American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
(2015-Present) American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology
(2011-Present) American Board of Internal Medicine


Honors and Awards

(2017) Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program Teaching Award, Wayne State University, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, MI
(2009) Commendation for Excellence in Medical Student Teaching, UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center.

Courses taught

Medical Resident Instruction

Faculty Status


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