Surgery Team

Clinical Team

 

Guided by our renowned surgeons, City of Hope's innovative surgical approaches result in more effective and accurate tumor removal, smaller incisions, shorter recovery times and improved overall patient outcomes.

 

 

 

Wai-Yee Li, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus, South Pasadena
Thomas J. Gernon, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus, South Pasadena
Loretta Erhunmwunsee, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus, South Pasadena
Kurt A. Melstrom, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus, Glendora
Stephen M. Sentovich, M.B.A., M.D.
Physician Lead, Clinical Operations
Clinical Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus, South Pasadena
Yanghee Woo, M.D.
Director, Gastroenterology Minimally Invasive Therapy Program
Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus
Kevin G. Chan, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Urology and Urologic Oncology, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus
Ernest S. Han, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Surgery
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Duarte - Main Campus, Palm Springs
Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus, South Pasadena
Christiane Querfeld, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Cutaneous Lymphoma Program, Toni Stephenson Lymphoma Center
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus
Jonathan Lim Yamzon, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Urology and Urologic Oncology, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus
Thanh H. Dellinger, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Gynecologic Surgery, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus, Glendora
Aaron Lewis , M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
South Pasadena, Arcadia
Lisa Yee, M.D.
Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus, South Pasadena
Mustafa Raoof, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus
James S. Andersen, M.D.
Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus
John H. Yim, M.D.
Associate Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus
Jeff Chang, M.D., M.S.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus
Mike Y. Chen, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus, Arcadia
Dan J. Raz, M.A.S., M.D.
Co-director, Lung Cancer and Thoracic Oncology Program
Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus
Ali Zhumkhawala, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Urology and Urologic Oncology, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus, Glendora
Dortha Chu, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Santa Clarita, Mission Hills
Lily Lau Lai, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Chair, Clinical Cancer Committee, Commission on Cancer Clinical Cancer Program
Director, Surgical Oncology Training Program
Duarte - Main Campus
Harold Theodore Huss, D.O., F.A.C.S.
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology
Santa Clarita, Antelope Valley
Vijay Trisal, M.D.
Dr. Norman & Melinda Payson Professor in Medicine
Duarte - Main Campus
Lorena Gonzalez, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Breast Surgery, Department of Surgery
South Bay
Lesley Taylor, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Breast Surgery, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus
Mark C. Tan, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus, South Pasadena
Jae Y. Kim, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus, South Pasadena
Amy Polverini, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
South Pasadena, Duarte - Main Campus
Susanne Gray Warner, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus
Katharine Schulz-Costello, D.O.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Arcadia, South Pasadena
I. Benjamin Paz, M.D.
Executive Vice Chair and Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
Medical Director of Value Based Oncology Care
Duarte - Main Campus, South Pasadena
Lawrence Wagman, M.D.
Clinical Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Regional Medical Director, Inland Empire
Upland
Robert S. Kang, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery
Head & Neck Surgeon
Duarte - Main Campus, South Pasadena
Donald Hannoun, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Urology and Urologic Oncology, Department of Surgery
Mission Hills, Antelope Valley, Santa Clarita
Amy Hakim, M.D., M.S.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Surgery
Palm Springs
Roger W. Satterthwaite, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Urology and Urologic Oncology, Department of Surgery
Pasadena, Arcadia
Clayton S. Lau, M.D.
Chief, Division of Urology and Urologic Oncology
Director, Prostate Cancer Program
Head, Retroperitoneal Surgery
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus, Arcadia
Gagandeep Singh, F.A.C.S., M.D.
Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
Head, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus
Poornima Rao, M.D.
Acting Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
South Pasadena
Jamie Rand, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Breast Surgery, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus
Yuman Fong, M.D.
Chair and Professor, Department of Surgery
Director, Center for International Medicine
Director, Center for Surgical Innovation
Duarte - Main Campus
Maria C.B. de Leon, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Surgery
Antelope Valley, Santa Clarita, Mission Hills
Aziz Ahmad, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Glendora
Laura Kruper, M.D., M.S.
Director, Women's Center
Associate Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus
Thuy Xuan Phan, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus
Andrew Nguyen, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology
South Bay
Hans Schoellhammer, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Antelope Valley, Mission Hills
Mehdi M. Kebria, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Surgery
Upland, Corona
Stephen J. Lee, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus, South Pasadena
Wei-Chien Michael Lin, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology
Mission Hills, Santa Clarita
J. Dominic Femino, M.D.
Associate Director, Sarcoma Program
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus
Christopher Chung, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus, Arcadia
Bertram Yuh, M.D., M.I.S.M., M.S.H.C.P.M.
Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Urology and Urologic Oncology, Department of Surgery
Director, Urologic Oncology and Robotic Surgery Fellowship
Duarte - Main Campus, Pasadena
Yih-Dar Nien, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Mission Hills, Santa Clarita, Antelope Valley
Ellie Maghami, M.D.
Chief and Professor, Division of Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus
Behnam Badie, M.D.
Vice Chair and Professor, Department of Surgery
Chief, Division of Neurosurgery
Director, Brain Tumor Program
Neurosurgeon
Duarte - Main Campus, Arcadia
Laleh Melstrom, M.D., M.S.
Assistant Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Assistant Professor, Department of Immuno-Oncology
Duarte - Main Campus

 

 

 

 

Research Team

 

 

 

Saswati Chatterjee, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus
Maria Hahn, Ph.D.
Associate Research Professor, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus
Wei Wen, Ph.D.
Assistant Research Professor, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus
Keqiang Zhang, Ph.D.
Assistant Research Professor, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus
Leying Zhang, Ph.D.
Assistant Research Professor, Department of Surgery
Duarte - Main Campus