Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research Faculty

City of Hope's Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research multidisciplinary team is comprised of world-renowned medical oncologists, researchers, nurse practitioners and other health professionals.

Medical Faculty - Duarte

Ravi Salgia, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Associate Director for Clinical Sciences
Arthur & Rosalie Kaplan Endowed Chair in Medical Oncology
Duarte
Joseph Chao, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Oncologist
Duarte
Warren A. Chow, M.D.
Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Oncologist
Duarte
Vincent Chung, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Director Phase I Program
Medical Oncologist
Duarte
Mihaela C. Cristea, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Oncologist
Duarte
Tanya Dorff, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Oncologist
Duarte
Marwan G. Fakih, M.D.
Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Associate Director for Clinical Investigations, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Co-director, Gastrointestinal Cancer Program
Medical Oncologist
Duarte
Stephen J. Forman, M.D.
Francis & Kathleen McNamara Distinguished Chair in Hematology and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Professor and Chair, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Leader, Hematologic Malignancies and Stem Cell Transplantation Institute
Co-leader, Hematologic Malignancies Program
Principal Investigator, Lymphoma SPORE
Director, T Cell Immunotherapy Laboratory
Director, T Cell Therapeutics Research Laboratory
Hematologist/Oncologist
Duarte
Stacy W. Gray, M.D., A.M.
Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Clinical Cancer Genomics, Department of Population Sciences
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Duarte
Arti Hurria, M.D.
George Tsai Family Chair in Geriatric Oncology
Director, Center for Cancer and Aging
Co-leader, Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program
Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Vice Provost for Clinical Faculty
Medical Oncologist
Duarte
Marianna Koczywas, M.D.
Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Oncologist
Duarte
Sayeh Lavasani, M.D., M.S.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Oncologist
Duarte
Daneng Li, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Oncologist
Duarte
Dean W. Lim, M.D.
Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Oncologist
Duarte
Kim Margolin, M.D.
Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Oncologist
Duarte
Erminia Massarelli, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Oncologist
Joanne Mortimer, M.D.
Associate Director for Education and Training, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Baum Family Professor in Women’s Cancers
Vice Chair and Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Director, Women's Cancer Programs
Breast Cancer Oncologist
Duarte
Sumanta Kumar Pal, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Co-director, Kidney Cancer Program
Medical Oncologist
Duarte
Jana Portnow, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics
Associate Director, Brain Tumor Program
Medical Oncologist
Duarte
Karen Reckamp, M.D., M.S.
Co-director, Lung Cancer and Thoracic Oncology Program
Medical Director, Clinical Research Operations
Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Thoracic Oncologist
Duarte
Mina S. Sedrak, M.D., M.S.
Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Breast Cancer Oncologist
Victoria L. Seewaldt, M.D.
Ruth Ziegler Professor and Chair, Department of Population Sciences
Associate Director for Population Sciences Research, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Duarte, South Pasadena
Thomas P. Slavin, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Departments of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research and Population Sciences, Division of Clinical Cancer Genomics
Clinical Geneticist
Duarte
George Somlo, M.D.
Director, Pharmaceutical Initiatives
Professor, Departments of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research and Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Medical Oncologist and Hematologist
Duarte
Cy Aaron Stein, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Duarte
Niki Tank Patel, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Oncologist
Duarte
James R. Waisman, M.D.
Medical Director of Duarte Clinics
Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Oncologist
Duarte
Edward Wenge Wang, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Duarte
Jeffrey Weitzel, M.D.
Dr. Norman & Melinda Payson Professor in Medical Oncology
Director, Division of Clinical Cancer Genomics, Department of Population Sciences
Director, Cancer Screening & Prevention Programs Network
Director, Cancer Genomics Education Program
Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research and Department of Population Sciences
Duarte, South Pasadena
Yuan Yuan, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Oncologist
Duarte

 

Research Faculty - Duarte

Daniela Castanotto, Ph.D.
Research Professor, Department of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research
Duarte
Jeremy Jones, Ph.D.
Associate Research Professor, Division of Molecular Pharmacology, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Duarte
Edward Newman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Cancer Biology
Duarte
Jyotsana Singhal, M.S.
Staff Scientist, Department of Molecular Medicine
Duarte
Sharad S. Singhal, Ph.D.
Research Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine
Duarte
Timothy Synold, Pharm. D.
Professor, Department of Cancer Biology
Director, Analytical Pharmacology Core Facility
Duarte
Ravi Salgia, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Associate Director for Clinical Sciences
Arthur & Rosalie Kaplan Endowed Chair in Medical Oncology
Duarte
 

Medical Faculty - Community

 
Bahareh Bahadini, M.D.
Staff physician, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Simi Valley
Philip L. Chatham, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Oncologist
Mission Hills, Mission Hills Radiation Oncology, Santa Clarita
Samuel W. Chung, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutic Research
Medical Oncologist
Arcadia
Behnam Ebrahimi, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Oncologist
Rancho Cucamonga
M. Houman Fekrazad, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Staff Physician
Antelope Valley, Santa Clarita
Naveen Gupta, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Staff Physician
Rancho Cucamonga
George Hajjar, M.D.
Regional Medical Director for Antelope Valley and San Fernando Valley
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Oncologist
Antelope Valley, Santa Clarita, Mission Hills
Misagh Karimi, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Oncologist
Corona
Ziad U. Khan, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Oncologist
Colton
Daniel Jae Kim, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Oncologist
South Pasadena
Benjamin Leach, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Oncologist
Mission Hills, Mission Hills Radiation Oncology
Waheed Murad, M.D., M.R.C.P.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Oncologist
Antelope Valley
Cary Presant, M.D.
Staff Physician, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Staff Physician
West Covina
Swapnil Rajurkar, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Oncologist
Rancho Cucamonga
Shamel Sanani, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Staff Physician
Mission Hills, Mission Hills Radiation Oncology
James Y. Shen, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Oncologist
Arcadia, South Pasadena
Daphne B. Stewart, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Oncologist
Duarte
Gargi Upadhyaya, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Assistant Clinical Professor
Staff Physician
West Covina, Glendora
Christina H. Yeon, M.D.
Regional Medical Director for San Gabriel Valley
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Oncologist/Hematologist
South Pasadena
Mohammadbagher Ziari, M.D.
Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Staff Physician
Corona