Razelle Kurzrock, MD, is a board-certified medical oncologist and a renowned expert in precision medicine. Precision medicine, also called personalized therapy, uses molecular tumor testing to match each patient with the best possible treatment. As director of the Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy and Moores Cancer Center’s Clinical Trials Office, she cares for patients with all types of cancer who may benefit from clinical trials of experimental therapies. She also has a special interest in rare tumors. Before joining UC San Diego in 2012, Dr. Kurzrock developed one of the largest Phase 1 clinical trials programs in the world while at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. A central theme of that program was the personalized medicine strategy, which matched patients with targeted cancer treatments that optimized chances for response. She is a frequent speaker at national and international meetings, and her research has been widely published, with more than 500 articles in peer-reviewed publications. (See a list of her publications on PubMed.gov.) Dr. Kurzrock earned her medical degree from the University of Toronto. She completed her residency at Tulane University and her fellowship in medical oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. She is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology.
Learn about this doctor
Dr. Kurzrock's Experience
For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which they practice.
Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.
Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.
Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.
Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.
Awards & Recognition
View information about special awards and recognition for this provider.
Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.
Memberships & Professional Affiliations
View memberships and affiliations associated with this provider.
Overall Patient Satisfaction
Have you recently visited Dr. Kurzrock? Fill out a survey to help millions of people around the nation find the right doctor.