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Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Specialties
  • Neurosurgery
Areas of Expertise
  • Cancers of the Brain, Spine and Spinal Cord
Research Focus
  • Neurosciences and Cancer
  • Brain Metastasis (cancers that spread to the brain)
  • Brain Microenvironment and Metastatic Tumors Cells
Other Languages Spoken
  • Spanish

"In a time with so much uncertainty ... my skill and compassion is something you can rely on."

Neurosurgeon & Scientist, Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D., has been with City of Hope since 2009 and is an associate professor.

As a surgeon, Dr. Jandial provides complex surgical treatment to patients with cancer. As a scientist, his laboratory investigates the biology of cancer metastasis (spread) to the brain. He has authored 10 books and over 100 academic articles on surgery, neuroscience and cancer biology.

  • 2009 - present, Associate Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, City of Hope, Duarte, CA.
  • 2009 - present, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2008 - 2011, Adjunct Assistant Professor, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA
  • 2008, Clinical Instructor, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • 2006 - 2008, Instructor, Department of Biology, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA
  • Brain Tumors
  • Breast Cancer
  • Spine Tumors

Locations

Duarte

1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, CA, 91010

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Phone :  626-256-4673

South Pasadena

209 Fair Oaks Avenue, South Pasadena, CA, 91030

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Phone :  877-998-7546

Degrees

  • 2008, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA., Doctor of Philosophy
  • 2000, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. Doctor of Medicine
  • 1995, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA., B.A., Molecular and Cell Biology, with Honors

Residency

  • 2000 - 2006, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA. Resident Neurosurgeon, Division of Neurological Surgery.

Internship

  • 2000 - 2001, University of California at San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA. Surgery Internship.
  • Board Certified by American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • 2011 California State
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  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • California Medical Association
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • International Neurosurgical Children's Association
  • San Diego County Medical Society
  • Society for Neuro-Oncology
  • 2015 - Breakthrough Award, Department of Defense
  • 2012 - Research Award, ThinkCure!
  • 2010 - Excellence Award, City of Hope
  • 2009 - Scholar, Oncology Development Award, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • 2009 - Cancer Research Award, STOPCancer Foundation
  • 2008 - Distinguished Professor Teaching Award, University of California
  • 2008 - Brain Tumor Award, American Brain Tumor Foundation
  • 2008 - Research Award, Neurosurgery Research Education Foundation
  • 2007 - Community Service Award, American Medical Association
  • 2007 - Penfield Research Award, Congress of Neurosurgeons
  • 2006 - Excellence in Medicine, American Medical Association
  • 2004 - Public Service Award, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • 2003 - Excellence in Teaching, UCSD - School of Medicine
  • 2000 - Dean's Scholar, University of Southern California - School of Medicine
  • 1994 - Dean's List, University of California, Berkeley
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