John Yim

John Hosei Yim, M.D.

  • Associate Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
  • Surgical Oncologist

John Hosei Yim, M.D.

Especialidades clínicas
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Breast Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Thyroid Cancer Surgery
Áreas de especialidad
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer

“Dr. Yim is a brilliant surgeon.” – Patient

John Hosei Yim, M.D., joined City of Hope in 2008 after 8 years at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center where he developed a breast and endocrine surgery practice and maintained an active laboratory research program. His practice at City of Hope is focused on breast and endocrine diseases, as he continues his research studies through the Beckman Research Institute. 

Dr. Yim is developing new methods of molecular diagnosis for breast and thyroid nodules to see what treatments, including watchful waiting, are appropriate.  He is pioneering the effort to treat cancer patients with baicalein, a natural product derived from a Chinese herb. Formulation of the baicalein are synthesized at City of Hope and clinical trial plans are under way.

A graduate of Yale University and Stanford University School of Medicine, Dr. Yim is praised by his patients for the time he spends educating each patient about their treatment options as well as his superior surgical skills. He's been named one of the America's Top Doctors by Castle Connolly, a Top Doctor in Pasadena magazine and a Southern California Super Doctor in Los Angeles magazine.

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