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Dr. Lynn Spitler, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in San Francisco, CA. She is 79 years old and has been practicing for 51 years.
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Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Board certified in Allergy & Immunology and Internal Medicine
No malpractice claims found
No sanctions found
No board actions found
This content was provided by Dr. Spitler "Dr. Spitler is the Director of the Northern California Melanoma Center (NCMC) located at St. Mary s Medical Center in San Francisco. The mission of the NCMC is to offer expert consultation and provide information to patients with melanoma, their families, and the medical community. The NCMC serves as a consulting center it is not a primary facility for the diagnosis of melanoma. Patients come to the center having already been diagnosed with melanoma. The NCMC has a particular emphasis in providing not only information on the best standard therapy available, but also offering innovative therapies to patients through clinical trials. We continually seek the most promising clinical trials for patients with melanoma and make them available here. The strength of the NCMC lies in the Consulting Panel of physicians who meet weekly to discuss each new patient and combine their expertise in making recommendations for patient care. The Consulting Panel includes physicians from all specialty areas relevant to melanoma including Immunology (Dr. Lynn Spitler), Oncology (Dr. Robert Weber), Surgery (Drs. Robert Murray and Robert Allen), Radiation Oncology (Dr. Sarah Huang), Dermatology (Dr. Alice Do), and Integrative Medicine (Dr. Ruth Marlin), and also members of the Clinical Research Team. More than 5,000 patients have come to the NCMC for consultation regarding their melanoma. The patient s first consultation at the NCMC lasts most of the day. Its purpose is to provide the patient with information about melanoma and therapeutic options. In the morning the patient meets one of the Associate Directors who reviews the patient s medical history, all medical records, and performs a physical examination. This physician then presents the patient's case to the Consulting Panel. The Consulting Panel discusses the case and makes recommendations concerning any diagnostic measures needed, as well as the best therapeutic options. In the afternoon, Dr. Spitler meets with the patient and family and friends to inform them of the deliberations and recommendations of the Consulting Panel and answer any questions they may have. After the initial consultation, we encourage patients with melanoma to have regular follow up visits with the NCMC or with their oncologist. Should a problem arise, the patient's case will be discussed again by the melanoma Consulting Panel."
Allergy & Immunology
Allergy & Immunology
Accredited by: American Board of Allergy & Immunology*
Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
Bone Marrow Aspiration
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for California.
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.
University of Michigan Medical School
Medical School | Graduated 1963
Highland Alameda Co Hospital
Internship Hospital | Completed 1964
Uc San Francisco Med Center
Residency Hospital | Completed 1966
New York University Med Center
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1967
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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