Donald Abrams, MD
Immediate Past Chief, Hematology-Oncology, Zuckerberg San Francisco General, Integrative Oncology UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of California San Francisco
Donald I. Abrams is a cancer and integrative medicine specialist at the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Mount Zion. Abrams provides integrative medicine consultations for cancer patients and has completed research in complementary and alternative therapies including mind-body treatments, botanical therapies, medical use of marijuana and traditional Chinese medicine herbal therapies.
In addition to his role at the Osher Center, Abrams continues to practice general oncology at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, where he was chief of Hematology-Oncology from 2003 to 2017. Previously at the forefront in HIV/AIDS research and treatment, Abrams completed a fellowship in integrative medicine at the University of Arizona in 2004 and subsequently stepped down from HIV practice to devote more time to integrative oncology.
He co-edited the textbook Integrative Oncology, published by Oxford University Press, with Dr. Andrew Weil. In 2010, Abrams served as president of the Society for Integrative Oncology.