Michael Alvarado, M.D. is a Professor of Surgery and member of the breast care and melanoma programs. Just recently, he was appointed Accountable Care Medical Director. Dr. Alvarado received his undergraduate degree from Arizona State University, his master’s degree in chemistry from the University of Arizona and his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School.
After completing his residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, he completed his surgical oncology fellowship at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute at the University of South Florida.
Dr. Alvarado plays an integral role in the multidisciplinary breast care team at the Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center in the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is also Director of the Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program.