34.5835927, -118.1454573

38660 Medical Center Dr, Suite A380
Palmdale, CA 93551
(661) 902-5600

Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Closed on major federal holidays

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City of Hope cares for patients from prevention through survivorship by pairing our expertise in numerous cancers and conditions with world-class technologies and services.

Is My Insurance Accepted?

View a list of insurance companies that City of Hope currently contracts with for its locations and physicians. Even if your plan is included, check with your insurance company to make sure you are covered. Your insurance company/medical group will tell you if you need any authorizations.

If you wish to receive treatment at City of Hope, but we're not currently contracted with your insurance plan, contact your insurance company and ask about obtaining authorization to receive treatment here.

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Provider based billing

No Surprise Billing

When you're treated by an out-of-network provider at an in-network facility, you are protected from balance billing. In these cases, you shouldn't be charged more than your plan's copayments, coinsurance and/or deductible. Learn about your rights and protections against surprise medical bills

Explore City of Hope Palmdale

This 4,800-square-foot suite provides patients with comprehensive and collaborative care. Our team of experts and health care professionals are committed to providing whole-patient care and world-class resources to the community we serve.

City of Hope Palmdale location
Our Physicians
Amartej Merla
Amartej Merla, M.D.
Medical Oncologist and Hematologist
Antelope Valley; Palmdale

Amartej Merla, M.D., is a medical oncologist and hematologist with expertise in hematological cancers as well as gastrointestinal, stomach, esophageal and colorectal cancers. He practices at City of Hope's Antelope Valley location.

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