Bartosz Chmielowski, MD, PhD
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Bartosz Chmielowski, MD, PhD

  • Sarcoma and Connective Tissue Medical Oncology|
  • Cutaneous (Skin) Medical Oncology
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Santa Monica Cancer Care | 2020 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 580, Santa Monica, CA 90404


Bartosz Chmielowski, MD, PhD is a Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology-Oncology at the University of California Los Angeles. He is originally Polish and he graduated from the Medical School at Wroclaw, Poland. He moved to the United States to pursue research career in immunology at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA. He concentrated on studying T cell development in the thymus, especially the processes of positive and negative selection. His research resulted in a PhD thesis. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA, and next, did his fellowship in Hematology-Oncology at UCLA. He has been ABIM certified in Medical Oncology and Hematology since 2008. Dr. Chmielowski has been a UCLA faculty member since 2008, and his both clinical and laboratory research concentrates on the development of new therapies for patients with melanoma, uveal melanoma, non-melanoma skin cancers and sarcoma. He has a special interest in the development of new immunotherapeutic agents and new combination immunotherapies not only in melanoma, but also in non-melanoma skin cancers and sarcoma including patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors. In addition, he studies new molecularly targeted agents in both sarcoma and melanoma.

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Medical Board Certifications

Hematology, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2008
Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2008


Hematology-Oncology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2008


Internal Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, 2005


Internal Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, 2002


PhD, Wroclaw Medical University, 2002
MD, Akademia Medyczna W Wroclawiu, 1995

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center


Leiomyosarcoma: Immunotherapy Clinical Trials



  • Melanoma
  • Uveal melanoma
  • Merkel cell carcinoma
  • Skin Cancers
  • Sarcoma


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