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Avi Markowitz, MD
UTMB Health Provider
Specialties: Hematology/Oncology
Languages: English
Accepting new patients.
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Dr. Avi Markowitz was born in Poughkeepsie, New York and grew up in Virginia and New Jersey. He received his undergraduate degree from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey in 1977. He then graduated with an MD from the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine in 1981. He completed a Residency in Internal Medicine at the University of California, San Diego in 1984. Dr. Markowitz returned to the Cancer Research Institute at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine where he completed his Fellowship in Medical Oncology in 1986. After working briefly as a laboratory investigator for Cetus (a biotechnology company later acquired by Chiron), he returned to the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine as a Clinical Instructor in the Cancer Research Institute. During that time, he began his career as a clinical investigator. In 1987 Dr. Markowitz accepted a Faculty appointment at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Immunology and Biological Therapy. There, he continued his clinical investigations with a variety of novel biologic agents. He completed his stay at M.D. Anderson in the Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology in 1995.

Dr. Markowitz then moved to Bryan/College Station, Texas where he established two American College of Surgeons accredited Cancer Centers at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center and College Station Medical Center. He was also Director of Research and Development at St. Joseph Regional Cancer Center. In June 2005 Dr. Markowitz was recruited to UTMB as Chief of Hematology/Oncology. Since coming to UTMB he has assumed the roles of Director of the Medical Oncology Fellowship for 5 years. He has been Chair of the Cancer Committee since January 2008 and remains the Associate Medical Director of Experimental Therapeutics in the UTMB Comprehensive Cancer Center where he is also Director of the Oncology Clinical Trials Office which monitors adult clinical oncology research at UTMB. Dr. Markowitz remains interested in novel drug development with a particular interest in targeted therapy and immunotherapy. Clinically, he is interested in the management of patients with chronic leukemia, lymphoma, melanoma, and breast cancer.

Medical/Professional School:

University of California - San Francisco - CA, MD, 1981


Internal Medicine, University of California - San Diego, CA, 1982


Internal Medicine, University of California - San Diego, CA, 1984


Medical Oncology, University of California - San Francisco, CA, 1986


American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

1005 Harborside Drive 3rd Floor
Galveston, TX 77555
Fax: (409) 774-0777
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no problems excellent serviceNov 07,2018
This is the first time I saw this provider since my previous provider left the Institute. Thus he needed to spend more time including doing routine physical exams in order to grasp the general condition of me. He was prepared by checking through my health history and was familiar with that. He was clear about what he will do in order to monitor my health condition. He was pleasant and efficient.Oct 17,2018
great doctorOct 02,2018
Dr. Markowitz is a great oncologist. He always takes the time to listen to any issues I may be having and ensures to address all concerns. He is the best out there!Sep 27,2018
Best everJun 21,2018
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