Torrance

City of Hope | Torrance provides Torrance, California, and nearby communities unparalleled cancer care and innovative treatments close to home.

33.812686, -118.3492826

23456 Hawthorne Boulevard
Suite 260
Torrance, CA 90505
(424) 212-6200

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.

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.

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

Our Physicians
Lorena Gonzalez Bio Photo
Torrance; South Bay

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.

Aileen Z. Novero, M.D.
Medical Oncologist and Hematologist
Torrance

Aileen Novero, M.D., is a medical oncologist and hematologist at City of Hope's Torrance location. She is also an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research.

Nishan Tchekmedyian, M.D.
Medical Oncologist and Hematologist
Lennar Foundation Cancer Center; Huntington Beach; Irvine Sand Canyon; Torrance

Nishan Tchekmedyian, M.D., is a hematologist and medical oncologist at City of Hope's Torrance, Huntington Beach, Irvine Sand Canyon and Newport Beach Lido locations. Dr. Tchekmedyian has led innovative research into a potential immunotherapy for patients with advanced prostate cancer and a new

N. Simon Tchekmedyian, M.D.
Medical Oncologist and Hematologist
Lennar Foundation Cancer Center; Huntington Beach; Irvine Sand Canyon; Long Beach Elm; Torrance

N. Simon Tchekmedyian, M.D., is a medical oncologist and hematologist at City of Hope's Huntington Beach, Irvine Sand Canyon, Long Beach Elm and Torrance locations. Dr. Tchekmedyian is also a clinical professor in the Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research.

Rodina Vatanparast
Rodina Vatanparast, M.D.
Medical Oncologist and Hematologist
Torrance

Rodina Vatanparast, M.D., is a medical oncologist in City of Hope's Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research.

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