“I enjoy seeing my patients get well... when they're happy, getting out of the hospital, the smiles on their faces ... that's the most enjoyment that I get.”
A crusader for men's health for nearly four decades, Manouchehr Lalehzarian, M.D., specializes in laser surgery for prostate obstruction.
Educated in Iran and London, Dr. Lalehzarian interned at the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center in Washington, D.C., followed by residencies at Saint Agnes Hospital in Baltimore and University of Chicago Medical Center, and a urology fellowship at University of Maryland.
Before joining City of Hope, Dr. Lalehzarian spent 25 years at Kaiser Permanente Fontana where he founded and directed the Prostate Cancer Support Group.
The much-honored Dr. Lalehzarian is a dedicated community leader, cited numerous times for his work in raising cancer awareness. Serving the community comes naturally to Dr. Lalehzarian who believes, “God gave us two hands. One to take. One to give back.”