South Pasadena

Overview

City of Hope South Pasadena provides the community with unparalleled care and innovative treatments close to home.

Our light and bright 25,000-square-foot medical facility offers multiple exam and treatment rooms for patient comfort and convenience, expanding access to City of Hope’s world-class cancer care.

Open Hours
Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed on major federal holidays

 

South Pasadena Exterior

The convenient location of City of Hope’s South Pasadena practice, just off the 110 Freeway, puts our patients within easy reach of additional surgical and diagnostic imaging services.

Our location features an open and inviting infusion room with comfortable chairs, as well as state-of-the-art equipment for more precise imaging and radiation treatment. We also offer complimentary beverages and snacks plus free guest Wi-Fi.

Our goal is to make our patients’ time here as easy and stress-free as possible.

City of Hope is a recognized world leader in cancer research and treatment, and that expertise is available to every patient at every location:

  • One of only 47 comprehensive cancer centers in the nation, as designated by the National Cancer Institute
  • Ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” in cancer for more than a decade by U.S.News & World Report
  • Our pioneering bone marrow and stem cell transplant program is one of the largest and most successful, with more than 13,000 procedures performed to date and unparalleled survival rates.
  • Four of the most widely used cancer drugs, Herceptin, Rituxan, Erbitux and Avastin, are based on technology pioneered by City of Hope, saving lives worldwide.
  • We’re leading the way in immunology, harnessing the body’s natural defenses to fight cancer.
Visit Why Choose City of Hope to learn more about our institutional distinctions.

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Map & Directions

209 Fair Oaks Avenue , South Pasadena , CA 91030

Services offered

  • Medical oncology - Our multidisciplinary team of medical oncologists, researchers, nurse practitioners and other health professionals work together from diagnosis to treatment. We offer our patients the latest advances in chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, biologic therapy and targeted therapy.
  • Surgery - Our surgeons are highly skilled and versatile, each with expertise in the latest techniques for the surgical management and treatment of a wide variety of cancers.
    • Breast surgery
    • Colon and rectal surgery
    • Gastric surgery
    • Gynecologic surgery
    • Head and Neck surgery
    • Neurosurgery
    • Orthopedic oncology
    • Plastic surgery
  • Hematology - Our nationally recognized experts treat blood cancers, as well as disorders relating to blood and tissues.
  • Radiation oncology - We offer RapidArc radiation which delivers the maximum dose of radiation to the tumor/target while managing the dose to the healthy tissue. RapidArc’s precision results in greater patient comfort in a significantly lowered treatment time.
  • Outpatient infusion center - Patients receive chemotherapy and other treatments on-site in an open and inviting environment. A physician is available on-site at all times.
  • Clinical trials - South Pasadena patients have the opportunity to participate in City of Hope’s groundbreaking clinical trials, involving new drugs and leading-edge treatments before they are widely available. Find out more at CityofHope.org/clinical-trials.
  • Consultations and genetic counseling - We offer consultations for all cancers, as well as for individuals at high risk of developing cancer.
City of Hope’s renowned physicians and researchers utilize the latest in technology and innovation to treat cancer, coupled with our enduring belief in providing unparalleled compassionate care.
Clarke Anderson, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Chief, Pediatric Community Outreach Program
Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist
Duarte , South Pasadena , Antelope Valley
Benjamin Cahan , M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Radiation Oncology
South Pasadena , Antelope Valley , Corona
Helen Chen, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Radiation Oncologist
South Pasadena
Samuel Chung, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutic Research
Medical Oncologist
South Pasadena , Arcadia
Sharon Clancy, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery
Plastic Surgeon
Duarte , South Pasadena
Thanh H. Dellinger, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Gynecologic Surgery, Department of Surgery
Gynecologic Oncology Surgeon
Duarte , South Pasadena
Loretta Erhunmwunsee, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery
Duarte , South Pasadena
Dominic Femino, M.D.
Chief, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery
Associate Director, Sarcoma Program
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
Duarte , South Pasadena
Wei Feng, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Clinical Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism
Endocrinologist
Duarte , South Pasadena
Thomas J. Gernon, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery
Duarte , South Pasadena
Dawn M. Hills, M.D.
Director, South Pasadena Breast Cancer Survivorship Program
South Pasadena
Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery
Neurosurgeon & Scientist
Duarte , South Pasadena
Stephen J. Lee, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Surgery
Gynecologic Oncology Surgeon
Duarte , South Pasadena
Ellie Maghami, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Norman and Sadie Lee Foundation Endowed Professor in Head & Neck Cancer
Chief, Division of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery
Associate Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Service
Duarte , South Pasadena
Issac Benjamin Paz, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Clinical Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Medical Director, Value Based Oncology Care
Surgical Oncologist
South Pasadena , Glendora , Mission Hills , Antelope Valley
Amy Polverini, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Surgical Oncologist
South Pasadena
Poornima Rao, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Surgical Oncologist
South Pasadena
Dan J. Raz, M.D., M.A.S.
Co-director, Lung Cancer and Thoracic Oncology Program
Assistant Professor, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery
Thoracic Surgeon
Duarte , South Pasadena
Stephen M. Sentovich, M.D., MBA
Chief, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Clinical Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Colorectal Surgeon
Duarte , Arcadia , South Pasadena
Daphne B. Stewart, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Oncologist
South Pasadena , Arcadia
Mark C. Tan, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery
Plastic Surgeon
Duarte , South Pasadena
Courtney Anne Vito, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Arcadia , South Pasadena
Jeffrey Weitzel, M.D.
Director, Division of Clinical Cancer Genetics, Department of Population Sciences
Director, Cancer Screening & Prevention Programs Network
Director, Cancer Genetics Education Program
Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research and Department of Population Sciences
Duarte , South Pasadena
Yanghee Woo, M.D.
Associate Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Director, Gastroenterology Minimally Invasive Therapy Program
Duarte , South Pasadena
Christina H. Yeon, M.D.
Director of Infusion Services, City of Hope South Pasadena
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Oncologist
South Pasadena

 

City of Hope Medical Foundation contracts for physician services rendered at City of Hope and in our community practice sites. Please note that although we strive to keep this information current, it is subject to change without notice. For questions related to your specific coverage at this site, please contact your insurance provider directly. You can find that phone number on your insurance card or in your benefits book.
 
    
If you wish to receive treatment at a City of Hope location or with a City of Hope physician, but we do not currently contract with your insurance plan, contact your insurance company and ask about obtaining authorization to receive treatment here. Every medical situation — and every insurance plan — is different, and there is no guarantee that coverage can be secured. But it is reasonable to make this request, and to ask your insurance company to review the matter with City of Hope Medical Foundation directly. Learn more about medical insurance and financing.
 
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