Dr. Elwyn Cabebe, MD

Dr. Elwyn Cabebe, MD

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Hematology & Oncology  ·  
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43 y/o
(28)

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Dr. Elwyn Cabebe, MD is a hematology & oncology specialist in Los Gatos, CA and has been practicing for 10 years. He specializes in hematology & oncology, medical oncology, and more.Read his story

Valley Medical Oncology Consultants

15400 National Ave Ste 201

Los Gatos, CA 95032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • Stanford Health Care Advantage
  • Stanford Health Care Alliance
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Cabebe performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Neutropenia
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Cabebe's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cabebe "Dr. Elwyn Cabebe practices Medical Oncology and Hematology. A UC Berkeley graduate, he attended medical school at the University of Vermont. After residency at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, he completed his fellowship training at Stanford University. While there, he served as Clinical Instructor and led clinical trials in solid tumors, with emphasis in gastrointestinal malignancies. Dr. Cabebe was also a research associate for Genentech, Inc., helping to develop many of the modern cancer drugs used today. He is well published, including being the author of the Gastric Cancer review on WebMD (emedicine). Dr. Cabebe is the first investigator in the country to conduct a lung cancer screening trial using a genetic test. He has directorship appointments including being the current Co-Medical Director of Oncology at Good Samaritan Hospital. He also is the chairperson of the Good Samaritan Hospital Tumor Board. Dr. Cabebe recognizes that cancer is an uninvited, life changing condition. He feels that his role for patients and their families is to shepherd them through the difficult process of a cancer diagnosis with the focus on attaining the best quality of life possible. Dr. Cabebe is married and has two young sons. He lives in the San Jose/Los Gatos community and volunteers at many community functions such as the San Jose Family Shelter. Other interests include boxing, muay thai kickboxing, mixed martial arts, music, and theatre. As an undergraduate, he was a part of the University of California at Berkeley boxing team and has been muay thai kickboxing for over 15 years. He also is a California Athletic Commision Ringside Physician."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cabebe "Dr. Cabebe recognizes that cancer is an uninvited, life-changing condition. He feels that his role for patients and their families is to shepherd them through the difficult process of a cancer diagnosis and treatment with the focus on maintaining the best quality of life possible. Dr. Cabebe lives in the Los Gatos community and loves spending time with his wife and two sons. He also enjoys boxing, muay thai kickboxing, mixed martial arts, music and theater. He is fluent in English, Spanish, Conversational Tagalog, and Conversational Ilocano. He is a ringside physician at boxing matches for the California State Athletic Commission."

3  Specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

3  Board Certifications

  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

103  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • University of Vermont / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Stanford University School Of Medicine-Medical Oncology and Hematology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Stanford University
    Other Education | Completed
  • Adjunct Clinical Faculty, University of California, Davis
    Other Education | Completed
  • Co-Medical Director of Oncology, Good Samaritan Hospital
    Other Education | Completed
  • Medical Director Of Clinical Research, El Camino Hospital
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cabebe has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cabebe's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cabebe to family and friends
28 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Cabebe's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Cabebe took me through Stage 3A Breast Cancer - 6 years later I am cancer free. 4 years ago I was diagnosed with Stage 3A NSCLC. While my prognosis was not good at the time, today, I am Cancer free. I can not recommend Dr Cabebe highly enough. I have heard it said, you don't care how much they...more
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First and far most I am writing this review for Dr.Cabebe. Well to start off dr.cabebe was my mom's oncologist. . I definitely do not recommend anyone to have him as an oncologist. He is the worst doctor. He diagnosed my mom with stage 4 lung cancer.when he came in the room to give us the bad...more
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We are very sorry to hear about your family's experience. We are dedicated to providing excellent care and customer service to every patient at every encounter and we are sorry we fell short on these guiding principles. If you would be willing to call our practice manager Pilar to discuss, we would welcome the opportunity to improve upon the care we provide. Pilar can be reached at 408-358-8444 EXT. 370.

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He doesn't think outside of the box, doesn't believe in alternative forms of cancer treatments. BTW: Many people and some doctors now admit Chemo and radiation may cause more deaths then cancer.
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