M. Houman Houman Fekrazad, M.D.

  • Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
  • Staff Physician

M. Houman Houman Fekrazad, M.D.

Clinical Specialties
  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
Areas of Expertise
  • Gastrointestinal Cancers
Research Focus
  • New therapeutic agents for gastrointestinal and other cancers
  • Nanotechnology - transdermal drug delivery
Other Languages Spoken
  • Farsi

M. Houman Fekrazad, M.D., is an associate clinical professor and a medical oncologist at City of Hope.

Triple board-certified in hematology, medical oncology and internal medicine, Dr. Fekrazad earned his medical doctorate as a valedictorian student from Shiraz University School of Medicine in Iran. Later, he completed internship and residency training in internal medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he was chosen “Resident of the Year.” At the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, he became “Fellow of the Year” while completing his hematology and oncology fellowship.

Dr. Fekrazad’s clinical research interests center on new therapeutic agents for gastrointestinal and other cancers, and on nanotechnology, where he holds a patent on transdermal drug delivery. He has published more than 35 peer reviewed publications, abstracts and book chapters.

  • 2014 to present - Associate clinical professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research, City of Hope Antelope Valley and Duarte, CA 2011 to present - Editor, World Journal of Plastic Surgery
  • 2009 to 2014 - Assistant professor, University of New Mexico Cancer Center, Albuquerque, NM
  • 2009 to 2014 - Program co-director, Hematology-Oncology Fellowship, University of New Mexico Cancer Center, Albuquerque, NM
  • 2009 to 2011 - Medical director, CHRISTUS-St. Vincent Cancer Center (University of New Mexico), Santa Fe, NM
  • 2006 - Attending internal medicine physician, Locum Tenens VA Medical Center, Albuquerque, NM
  • 2002 to 2003 - Clinical researcher, Division of Cardiology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2001 - Assistant professor, Microbiology and Neuroscience, St. Matthew's University School of Medicine, San Pedro, Belize
  • 1999 - Doctor of sports medicine, Basketball Federation of Iran
  • 1995 to 1996 - Chair, Occupational Medical Office, Helicopter Support and Renewal Company, Tehran, Iran

Locations

Antelope Valley

44151 15th St. West, Lancaster, CA, 93534

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Phone :  877-828-3627

Duarte

1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, CA, 91010

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Phone :  626-256-4673

Santa Clarita

23823 Valencia Blvd., Suite 250, Santa Clarita, CA, 91355

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Phone :  661-799-1999

Degrees

  • M.D.,1994, M.D., Shiraz University School of Medicine, Shiraz, Iran - graduated class valedictorian

Fellowship

  • 2006 - 2009, Hematology and oncology fellowship, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

Residency

  • 2004 - 2006, Internal medicine residency program, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Internship

  • 2004, Internal medicine internship, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical oncology
  • California Medical License
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
  • Southwest Oncology Group
  • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group
  • National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project
  • Radiation Therapy Oncology Group
  • Gynecologic Oncology Group
  • 2012 - People’s Caring Awards by Patients Living Through Cancer in New Mexico
  • 2009 - Fellow of the Year, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • 2009 - Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • 2006 - Resident of the Year, University of Alabama, Department of Internal Medicine
  • 2006 - Best Clinical Paper Award, University of Alabama, Department of Internal Medicine
  • 2001 - Teacher of the Year Award, St. Matthew's University School of Medicine
  • 1996 - Recognition of Efforts Award, Iran Helicopter Support and Renewal Company
  • 1994 - Valedictorian, Shiraz University School of Medicine
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