Division of Breast Surgery

For those who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, City of Hope's breast cancer program provides state-of-the-art surgical and other therapies. Meet our breast cancer surgeons.


Doctor Lorena Gonzalez

Lorena Gonzalez, M.D., spent five years as a noted vascular surgeon before deciding to follow a new path and focus on hereditary breast cancer.

Veronica C. Jones, M.D., Breast Surgeon

Veronica Jones, M.D., is a Chief and Assistant Professor in the Division of Breast Surgery at City of Hope. A breast cancer researcher, she focuses on understanding mechanisms of aggressive biology across different races and ethnicities with hormone-sensitive breast cancer. 

Jamie Green Rand
Jamie Rand, M.D.
Surgical Oncologist; Breast Surgeon

Jamie Rand, M.D., is an assistant professor in the Division of Breast Surgery, Department of Surgery.

Katharine Schulz-Costello, D.O.
Surgical Oncologist; Breast Surgeon

Katharine Schulz-Costello, D.O., is a breast cancer surgeon at City of Hope in Arcadia, Duarte and South Pasadena.

Nikita Shah, M.D.
Nikita Shah, M.D.
Breast Surgeon

Nikita Shah, M.D., is an assistant clinical professor in the Division of Breast Surgery, Department of Surgery.

Lesley Taylor, Surgical Oncologist, Division of Breast Surgery, Department of Surgery
Lesley Taylor, M.D.
Breast Surgeon

Lesley Taylor, M.D., is a breast cancer surgeon at City of Hope.

Jennifer Tseng, M.D.
Breast Surgeon

Jennifer Tseng, M.D., is the Medical Director of Breast Surgery, City of Hope Orange County.

Lisa Yee, M.D., Breast Surgeon
Lisa Yee, M.D.
Breast Surgeon

Lisa D. Yee, M.D., is a City of Hope breast surgeon and an accomplished clinical and translational researcher with an interest in high-risk breast cancer patients, the effects of nutrition on breast cancer and breast cancer prevention.

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John H. Yim, M.D.
Surgical Oncologist

John Yim, M.D., is a breast cancer, thyroid cancer and endocrine disorders surgeon.