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Dr. Andrew M. Lowy, MD, FACS
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Dr. Andrew M. Lowy, MD, FACS

Surgeon, Hematology / Oncology Specialist

29 Years of Experience

Accepting patients

    Overview

    Andrew M. Lowy, MD is a surgical oncologist with expertise in treating cancers of the pancreas, liver and GI tract. Dr. Lowy is recognized worldwide for his expertise in pancreatic cancer surgery and in the management of complex gastrointestinal cancers. He is also known for investigating novel cancer treatments, including heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC), to treat advanced abdominal cancers.Dr. Lowy is a professor in the Department of Surgery and chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology at UC San Diego School of Medicine. His research program, which focuses on pancreatic and peritoneal metastasis, has received funding from the National Cancer Institute, Stand-Up-To-Cancer, The Lustgarten Foundation, AACR/PANCAN, and the National Organization of Rare Diseases. He currently serves as the surgical principal investigator for the largest pancreatic cancer clinical trial ever conducted in the United States.A frequent speaker at national and international meetings, Dr. Lowy has coauthored numerous textbooks, book chapters and peer-reviewed articles, and serves on the editorial board of Annals of Surgical Oncology.He completed a surgical fellowship at University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, and residency training at Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He earned his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College. He is board-certified in surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS).Dr. Lowy has repeatedly been named a top doctor in San Diego Magazines Physicians of Exceptional Excellence" annual survey performed in collaboration with the San Diego County Medical Society. UC San Diego Health LinksFor more information, see https://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/cancer/Pages/default.aspx and http://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/surgery/Pages/default.aspx..
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    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Surgeon

    Hematology / Oncology Specialist

    Education & Training

    Ny and Presby Hp Cornell Campus (Residency)

    Medical Degree - Professor of Surgery

    Medical Degree - Cornell University Medical College, New York

    Medical Degree - Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology

    Other Degree - University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Surgery

    Languages

    Spanish

    Medical Conditions Treated

    conditions treated by a Surgeon, like Dr. Andrew Lowy, may include:

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    Medical Procedures Performed

    procedures performed by a Surgeon, like Dr. Andrew Lowy, may include:

    Surgical Consultation, Surgery, Neurosurgery Consultation, Pre-Surgery Consultation, Surgery Consultation, Pediatric Pre-Surgery Consultation, Pre-Surgery Consultation, Laparoscopic Surgery Consultation, Gallbladder Removal / Cholecystectomy, Appendicitis / Appendectomy, Eyelid Surgery / Blepharoplasty, Brain Tumor Evaluation, Brain Aneurysm Treatment, Stroke Treatment (Acute), Refractive Lens Exchange, Brain Surgery, Skull Base Surgery, Surgery Follow Up, Neurosurgery Follow Up, Pre-Surgery Follow Up, Surgical Follow Up, Pediatric Pre-Surgery Follow Up, Laparoscopic Surgery Follow Up, Neuro-Oncology Consultation, Surgery Second Opinion, Wrist Arthroscopy, Endoscopic Eyebrow Elevation, Forehead Correction, Hand & Microsurgery Specialist Consultation, Hand & Microsurgery Specialist Follow Up, Head & Neck Surgery, Pelvic Surgery, Ptosis Repair, Central Line Placement, Gender Confirmation Surgery, Cerebral Shunt, Surgical Infections, Tube Thoracotomy, Laparoscopic Colectomy, Amputation, Limb Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Mastectomy, Upper Extremity Tendon Repair, Toe-to-Thumb Transplant, Upper Extremity Nerve Repair, Upper Extremity Joint Replacement, Upper Extremity Amputation, Reflux Surgery, Spleen Surgery, Implantable Contact Lens (ICL) Surgery, YAG Laser Procedure, Colon Surgery, Distal Pancreatectomy, Splenectomy, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Orthopedic Follow Up (Hand), Orthopedic Consultation (Hand), Cranial Bypass, Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), Esophageal Surgery, Gastrectomy, Laparoscopy, Lymph Node Biopsy, Pancreatic Surgery, Paraesophageal Surgery, Parathyroid Surgery, Head and Neck Cancer Screening, Whipple Procedure, Hepatic Surgery, Complex Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laparoscopy Consultation, Minimally Invasive Surgery Consultation, Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation (MSA), Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Gastric Bypass Surgery, Pyloromyotomy, Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) and Small Bowel Resection

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    Insurances

    Please contact Dr. Lowy's office to confirm accepted insurance plans.

    Locations

    UC San Diego Health La Jolla - Moores Cancer Center - Gastrointestinal Cancers

    3855 Health Sciences Drive

    La Jolla, CA 92037

    (858) 822-6100

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    UC San Diego Health

    200 West Arbor Dr

    San Diego, CA 92103

    (858) 657-7000

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Andrew Lowy accepting new patients?

    Yes, Andrew Lowy is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Andrew Lowy offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Lowy's office at (858) 822-6100 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Andrew Lowy offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Lowy's office at (858) 822-6100 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Andrew Lowy speak?

    Andrew Lowy speaks English and Spanish.

    Which board certifications does Andrew Lowy have?

    Andrew Lowy is certified by the American Board of Surgery.

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