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Guru P. Sonpavde, MD

Medical Oncology

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Guru P. Sonpavde, MD


  • Bladder Cancer Director


Clinical Interests

  • Bladder cancer
  • Novel therapies
  • Penile cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Renal cancer
  • Testicular cancer

Diseases Treated

Contact Information

  • Appointments617-632-2682
  • Office Phone Number617-632-2429
  • Fax617-632-2165


Guru P. Sonpavde, MD is the director of the bladder cancer program at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and is on the faculty of Harvard Medical School. He completed his medical oncology fellowship at Indiana University. His primary focus is on clinical trials to develop new drugs and combinations to treat urologic cancers, particularly bladder cancer. He also has led translational projects and developed prognostic classifications and endpoints focused on bladder cancer. He is a member of the Genitourinary Committee of Southwest Oncology Group and the Bladder Cancer Task Force of the National Cancer Institute Genitourinary Steering Committee.

Board Certification:

  • Hematology, 2009
  • Internal Medicine, 2010
  • Medical Oncology, 2008


  • Indiana University Medical Center


  • Nassau University Medical Center

Medical School:

  • Christian Medical College, Vellore, India


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