Bassam Ghanem, M.D. is an oncologist, hematologist and assistant clinical professor in the Department of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research.
Dr. Ghanem received his medical degree from Damascus University in Syria before continuing his general surgery residency at Damascus University Hospital. He completed his internal medicine residency at Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center in New York and his hematology and oncology fellowship at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital, also in New York.
After 13 years in hematology and oncology private practice, first in Tampa Bay, Florida followed by Simi Valley, California, Dr. Ghanem joins City of Hope in our Simi Valley facility.
2005-2006, Bone Marrow Transplant in Moffitt Cancer Ctr, Tampa, FL
1997-1999, Hematology/Oncology, St. Lukes/Roosvelt, New York, New York
1994-1997, Internal Medicine, Our Lady Of Mercy in Bronx, New York
1989-1993, General Surgery, Damascus University Hospitals in Syria
2019-present, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research, City of Hope, Simi Valley, California
2008-2019, Hematology/Oncology, Private practice in Simi Valley, California
Ratings & Reviews
Ratings and reviews below are gathered from the Press Ganey Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CG CAHPS) survey. CG CAHPS is a standardized survey that is used to measure a patient's experience in the physician office setting. Ratings are an average of all responses to questions about a provider's care, with 5 stars being the highest.
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Cancer patients need to be treated with compassion. We need to hear both the good and the bad, and be assured not to worry. - Verified patient
Dr Ghanem explains things well and is caring. - Verified patient
I would not hesitate to recommend the City of Hope Team and Dr. Ghanem. - Verified patient
For over a Year, I have been a patient at City of Hope, Simi Valley. In that time, I have been treated with excellent overall Professionalism, Compassion, along with Prompt and Attentive staff. In addition, I find the City of Hope Portal to be extremely useful in communicating routine care. [...] - Verified patient
Dr. Ghanem is a very caring doctor. - Verified patient