Visiting International Surgeon Scholars Program Team

Leadership Team

Yuman Fong, M.D.
Surgical Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

City of Hope's Yuman Fong, M.D., is an internationally recognized expert in cancer of the liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts. He has led the research effort to employ genetically modified viruses to destroy cancer cells.

Yanghee Woo, M.D.
Surgical Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

Yanghee Woo, M.D., is director of the Gastroenterology Minimally Invasive Therapy Program.

Sponsoring Faculty

Behnam Badie, M.D.
Neurosurgeon; The Heritage Provider Network Professor in Gene Therapy
Duarte - Main Campus

Behnam Badie, M.D., is a renowned neurosurgeon and expert in the field of surgical neuro-oncology, nanotechnology and T cell research.

Yuman Fong, M.D.
Surgical Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

City of Hope's Yuman Fong, M.D., is an internationally recognized expert in cancer of the liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts. He has led the research effort to employ genetically modified viruses to destroy cancer cells.

Ernest S. Han, M.D., Ph.D.
Gynecologic Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

Ernest Han, M.D., Ph.D., is a gynecologic oncologist with specialized training in minimally invasive and robotic-assisted surgery.

Jae Y. Kim, M.D.
Thoracic Surgeon
Duarte - Main Campus; South Pasadena

Jae Y. Kim, M.D., is the chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery and an associate professor in the Department of Surgery. Dr. Kim specializes in esophageal cancer and lung cancer, robotic surgery, mesothelioma and thymoma.

International Surgery Program Coordinators

Mickey McCabe, administrative manager
 
Brittany Macias, administrative assistant