Mark Pegram, MD, is the Suzy Yuan-Huey Hung Endowed Professor of Medical Oncology at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He currently serves as the Associate Director of Clinical Research at the Stanford Comprehensive Cancer Institute (SCCI). He also serves as the Associate Dean for Clinical Research Quality at the Stanford University School of Medicine, and is the Medical Director of the Stanford Clinical Translational Research Unit – a unit specializing in first-in-human phase I clinical trials
Dr Pegram received his medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He went on to complete an internship and residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. He concluded his training with a fellowship at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine in Los Angeles, CA.
Dr Pegram’s breast cancer research is focused on the study of the cancer-associated gene that encodes HER2 and on the development of novel agents in the treatment of patients with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer. Dr Pegram has been educating other healthcare professionals about the future impact of biosimilars in oncology practice, especially in the breast cancer treatment landscape. He has authored more than 110 publications in medical oncology, hematology, and biosimilars across different cancer types.

Professional Summary

Professional Education
  • Fellowship: UCLA Division of Hematology and Oncology (1993) CA
  • Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Internal Medicine Residency (1990) TX
  • Medical Education: University of North Carolina School of Medicine (1986) NC
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology (1993)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (1989)

Honors & Awards
  • 2012 Keynote Lecture, American Radium Society 94th Annual Meeting, American Radium Society (29 April 2012)
  • 6th Annual Connie Moskow Memorial Lectureship, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University (11 May 2012)
  • Chair, Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program Integration Panel, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, U.S. Army Research and Materiel Command (2012)
  • John G. Kuhn Lecture, Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (21 March 2013)
  • Sylvester Outstanding Cancer Research Award, University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center (13 May 2011)
  • The Celebrity Cruises Award, The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (2013-2014)

Administrative Appointments
  • Associate Dean for Clinical Research Quality, Stanford School of Medicine (2018 - Present)
  • Associate Director for Clinical Research, Stanford Cancer Institute (2013 - Present)
  • Co-Director, Translational Oncology Research Program @ Stanford (TOP@S), Stanford Cancer Institute (2013 - 2018)
  • Director, Stanford Breast Oncology Program, Stanford Cancer Institute (2012 - 2019)
  • Medical Director of the Stanford Clinical Translational Research Unit, Stanford School of Medicine (2020 - Present)


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Stanford Women's Cancer Center Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

900 Blake Wilbur Drive, 1st Floor

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 498-6000

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Cancer Immunotherapy Program Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

875 Blake Wilbur Drive

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 498-6000

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I really like my Dr. Mark Pegram. He was very friendly and down to Earth.
Dr. Pegram is an excellent communicator.
Excellent experience: Dr. Pegram was attentive to my questions/concerns & in addressing them, he also clearly presented the relevant considerations informing his decision/answer. [Also - Dr. Graber (resident) was very thorough & patient.]
I feel fortunate to have Dr. Pegram as my doctor.
I ADORE Dr. Pegram and his staff and fly from Idaho to be under his care!!!
Extremely happy with my care with Dr. Pegram, Nicole Barr and staff.
Dr. Pegram is busy but when he see me. I get his full attention & would not rush me. He listen. He only get up when I say I'm fine.
Dr. Pegram is good, care of his patient and always answer all my questions & concern. I feel confident to have him as my care provider and will recommend to anyone I know needs his care.
Dr. Pegram and his PA are always attentive and thorough during my appointments.
Dr. Pegram is outstanding, he is busy but made sure that he is with you 100% when I am with him for consultation. He listen & has answers.
My experience with Mark Pegram and his staff has been excellent.
Dr. Pegram is a wonderful doctor. So kind and caring. He is held in high regard by my entire team in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Dr. Pegram is awesome. Yes I would highly recommend him.
Very professional.
Dr. Pegram is the BEST!!
Dr. Paul & Dr. Pegram were wonderful. I made my surgery decision based on what Dr. Pegram said. He inspired confidence.
Dr. Pegram is thorough in his analysis & approach and candid in his explanations. He shows compassion & concern and provides alternatives for treatment.
Dr. Pegram is SO amazing!
A fine person and always helpful. The BEST!!
NOT NP. Dr. Pegram is a very good listener and comes across as caring and invested in my recovery. Same w/Emily Storey - I feel like I am n good hands.
Dr. Pegram is absolutely AMAZING!! He made me feel at ease and I was thoroughly happy with his guidance. Stanford is blessed to have such an accomplished dr.
Dr. Pegram is the best doctor I have ever had. He is thorough, kind and just nice.
The oncologist is great and very knowledgeable in his field. I feel there are so many patients though and the care is not as personable and there's no one-on-one. I usually need to follow up with blood orders & test results and explanations of the results.
The breast cancer oncology team is wonderful caring skilled - an excellent experience in spite of the cancer.
Exceptional for ALL care givers.
Bernie is amazing, friendly, helpful.
Just terrific care.
Love Dr. Pegram. Would recommend him but would make sure referral understands he is NEVER timely.
Dr. Pegram made the final decision about my care.
Dr. Pegram saved my life. He recognized a pending heart problem - sent me to emergency where I had a cardiac arrest! He was on the ball 100%
Dr. Pegram is very knowledgeable, kind and compassionate. He has given me the confidence to continue to fight my cancer.
Dr. Pegram & his staff are always very thorough and take time to listen to my questions & concerns, if any.
Didn't have time to answer questions in some cases answered a related question, not the one I asked.
Dr. Pegram rocks! He is caring. Very knowledgeable, inspires confidence, astute.
Anything negative is far overshadowed by all the GOOD received from Dr. Pegram!!
I come all the way from Petaluma because I feel that I have a better chance of living longer because of Stanford providers.

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