Dr. Arina Golubeva-Ganeles, MD

Dr. Arina Golubeva-Ganeles, MD

Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Arina Golubeva-Ganeles, MD is an oncology specialist in Monterey, CA and has been practicing for 37 years. She graduated from First Leningrad Ip Pavlov Medical Institute in 1981 and specializes in oncology and internal medicine.Read her story

5 Harris Ct Ste 201

Monterey, CA 93940

Contact Information

(831) 375-4105

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Golubeva-Ganeles' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Golubeva-Ganeles "Arina Ganeles, MD Dr. Ganeles comes from a family of four generations of physicians, including her great great grandfather, who was a physician in Russia. She has been practicing oncology for more 30 years, including practicing on the Monterey Peninsula since 2001 as part of Monterey Bay Oncology/Pacific Cancer Care. She has been practicing general oncology with a specific emphasis on breast cancer and gynecological malignances. After graduating from First Leningrad Medical Institute, Dr. Ganeles did a residency at UMASS-Memorial Health Care in Massachusetts and a fellowship at Boston University School of Medicine in Boston. After clinical training she became a medical oncologist in Russia specializing in bone marrow transplantation; she even treated patients who went through the Chernobyl nuclear plant disaster. Since 1991, Dr. Ganeles has been in the United States, where her medical career began as a research assistant in the Department of Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. After graduation from her fellowship in Boston, she moved to Monterey, taking over a practice of a retiring physician. Since 2001 she has been a partner in Monterey Bay Oncology/Pacific Cancer Care. Dr. Ganeles was certified in medical oncology in 2004 by the American Board of Internal Medicine, is fluent in Russian and specializes in hematology and medical oncology."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Golubeva-Ganeles "Personalized cancer treatment is a delivery of the right treatment based on the characteristics of the tumor genetics as well as on individual genetics of each patient. It allows precise "targeting" in choosing the drug which specifically kills the cancer cells sparing healthy cells in the body of the patient. By use "precise" treatment, we are not only killing tumor cells but avoiding toxic side effects for the patient."

2  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Internal Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Golubeva-Ganeles does not have any board certifications listed.

85  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • First Leningrad Ip Pavlov Medical Institute
    Medical School | Graduated 1981

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Golubeva-Ganeles' Reviews

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Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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Dr. Golubeva-Ganeles' Performance

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  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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