Michael P DiGiovanna, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology) and of Pharmacology

Physician Biography

Dr. DiGiovanna is a native of Long Island, NY, who graduated from Cornell University in 1984 with a B.A. and a double major in the fields of biochemistry and music. He attended Yale University from 1984 through 1990 where he was earned the MD and PhD degrees, with his PhD in Pharmacology. He continued his post-graduate training at Yale, performing internship and residency in Internal Medicine, a research post-doctoral fellowship, and a clinical fellowship in Medical Oncology. He is currently an attending physician in Medical Oncology and Associate Professor of Medicine (Oncology) and Pharmacology at Yale University. His clinical specialty is breast cancer and he conducts both clinical and laboratory-based research. His translational laboratory research is focused on signal transduction in breast cancer. He also has a leadership role in education at the Yale School of Medicine, including current roles as Director of Pharmacology Curriculum and Director of Modules (clinical pathophysiology courses).

Clinical Interests

  • Medical Oncology

Patient Care

Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Adult
Referrals: From patients or physicians

Patient Care Organizations

Cancer Center, Yale: Breast Cancer Program

Medical Oncology

Yale Medical Group

Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology AB of Internal Medicine (1997)

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Breast - Female, Breast - Male A Randomized, Multicenter, Open-label Phase III Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Trastuzumab Emtansine versus Trastuzumab as Adjuvant Therapy for Patients with HER2-Positive Primary Breast Cancer who have Residual Tumor Present Pathologically in the Breast or Axillary Lymph Nodes following Preoperative Therapy (NSABP B50/Katherine Study)

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Contact Info

Michael P DiGiovanna, MD, PhD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Medical OncologySmilow Cancer Hospital at Yale - New Haven
35 Park Street, Ste 1st Floor

New Haven, CT 06511
Yale Breast Cancer ProgramSmilow Cancer Hospital at Yale - New Haven
35 Park Street, Ste 4th Floor

New Haven, CT 06511
Yale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
Yale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
Yale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
Yale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
Yale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
Lab Location
300 George Street, Ste 7th Floor
New Haven, CT 06511
Office Locations
300 George Street, Ste Suite 120
New Haven, CT 06511
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New Haven, CT 06511
Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona
1 Prospect Street

New Haven, CT 06511
Mailing Address
Yale Cancer CenterPO Box 208032
300 George Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8032