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City of Hope | South Bay provides the Torrance, South Bay and surrounding communities with unparalleled cancer care and innovative treatments close to home. Our modern 25,000 square foot medical facility offers 20 exam rooms, three procedure rooms and 20 infusion chairs for chemotherapy patients.

Conveniently located at the intersection of Torrance Boulevard and Palos Verdes Boulevard, the medical offices are easily accessible from Pacific Coast Highway, and the 110 and 405 freeways.

 

Open Hours

Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed on major federal holidays
Ample free parking

 

City of Hope South Bay

City of Hope provides patients with all the necessary information to ensure their active participation in the individualized cancer treatment plan.
 
This patient-centered philosophy provides a compassionate and supportive setting for patients to ensure they are able to fully benefit from City of Hope's clinical and technical expertise.

With locations across Los Angeles, Ventura, Riverside and San Bernardino counties, our clinical network locations bring City of Hope’s expert care and leading-edge treatment to your neighborhood. Patients also have access to various City of Hope clinical trials, in which our doctors and researchers investigate the newest ways to detect, treat and prevent disease.

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

 

  • Designated as a comprehensive cancer center, the highest recognition bestowed by the National Cancer Institute, City of Hope is also a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, with research and treatment protocols that advance care throughout the nation.
  • Ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” in cancer for more than a decade by U.S. News & World Report.
  • With unrivaled survival rates, our pioneering bone marrow and stem cell transplant program is one of the largest and most successful in the United States.
  • 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.

 

Learn more about City of Hope

Visit Why Choose City of Hope to learn more about our institutional distinctions.

 
 

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Map & Directions

5215 Torrance Blvd. , Torrance , CA 90503

310-750-1715

Open Hours

Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed on major federal holidays
Ample free parking

Services offered

  • Surgical oncology - Our surgical oncologists are highly skilled and versatile, each with expertise in the latest techniques for the surgical management and treatment of a wide variety of cancers. We offer comprehensive treatment for benign breast conditions throughout the various stages of breast cancer, including conservation surgery, sentinel node biopsy, skin-sparing mastectomy and other reconstructive surgical options. Please call 310-200-9985 to make an appointment.
  • Radiation oncology - We offer a wide range of advanced technologies and specialized radiation therapy services to ensure optimal outcomes for a broad range of cancers. Advances in image-guided radiation therapy allow us to deliver more intense doses of radiation in a more focused area of the body, increasing its effectiveness against cancer while minimizing its impact on surrounding tissues.  Please call 310-792-6539 to make an appointment.
  • Positive Image CenterSM - A safe, reassuring place where patients learn tips to minimize the cosmetic side effects of illness or treatment and consult with licensed cosmetologists about skin care and hair loss. For questions and appointments, please contact Tiffanie D'Orange, Oncology Resource Cosmetologist, at 626-218-7810 or [email protected] or contact Loisa Kalasa at 310-200-9985 or [email protected]. Learn more about our services.
  • Medical oncology - In the near future, we will be offering medical oncology services. Our medical oncologists will work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan using chemotherapy drugs, as well as other treatment options.
  • Clinical trials - South Bay patients, soon, will be able to benefit from a wide array of clinical trials involving the newest drugs and leading-edge treatments before they are widely available. Learn more about our trials more at CityofHope.org/clinical-trials.

 

Surgical Oncologists

Carey A. Cullinane, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Surgical Oncologist
South Bay
Moshe Faynsod, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Surgical Oncologist
South Bay

Radiation Oncologists

Garth A. Green, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Radiation Oncologist
South Bay
Karen M. Sokolov, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Radiation Oncologist
South Bay
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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