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.

Duarte Team

Joseph Chao
Joseph Chao, M.D.
Medical Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

Joseph Chao, M.D., is a medical oncologist with expertise on gastrointestinal, stomach, esophageal and colorectal cancers.

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Meet Our Doctors: Vincent Chung, M.D.
Vincent Chung, M.D.
Medical Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

City of Hope's Vincent Chung, M.D., is a medical oncologist specializing in pancreatic cancer and gastrointestinal cancers.

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Mary Cianfrocca
Duarte - Main Campus; Antelope Valley

Mary Cianfrocca, D.O., M.B.A., is a medical oncologist at City of Hope's cancer research hospital.

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Tanya Dorff
Tanya Dorff, M.D.
Medical Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

Tanya Dorff, M.D., is a medical oncologist and an associate professor in the Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research.

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Michelle El-Hajjaoui, D.O.
Medical Oncologist
West Covina

Michelle El-Hajjaoui, D.O., is a medical oncologist at City of Hope's cancer research hospital.

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Marwan G. Fakih, M.D.
Medical Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

Marwan G. Fakih, M.D., is a medical oncologist specializing in gastrointestinal cancers at City of Hope's Duarte and Newport Beach locations.

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Meet Stephen J. Forman, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Stephen J. Forman, M.D.
Hematologist - Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

Stephen J. Forman, M.D., Hematologist - Oncologist, is a top cancer doctor for leukemia, lymphoma and bone marrow transplantation at City of Hope, Duarte, CA.

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Stacy Gray
Stacy W. Gray, M.D., A.M.
Deputy Director, Center for Precision Medicine; Physician
Duarte - Main Campus

Stacy W. Gray, M.D., is deputy director of the Center for Precision Medicine and associate professor and chief of the Division of Clinical Cancer Genomics within the Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research, and a secondary appointment in the Department of Population Sciences.

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Stephen Gruber
Stephen Gruber, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Vice President, City of Hope National Medical Center; Director, Center for Precision Medicine; Medical Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

Stephen Gruber, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., is director of the Center for Precision Medicine at City of Hope in Duarte, California.

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Heather Hampel | Associate Director | Division of Clinical Cancer Genomics | City of Hope | Duarte, CA
Duarte - Main Campus

Heather Hampel, M.S., CGC, is a clinical professor and associate director, Division of Clinical Cancer Genomics, Department of Medical Oncology.

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Community Team

Camille Adeimy
Camille Adeimy, M.D., M.M.M.
Medical Oncologist and Hematologist
Upland

City of Hope's Camille Adeimy, M.D., is an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research

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Hannah Asghari, M.D., is a hematologist-oncologist in the Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research.
Hannah Asghari, M.D.
Medical Oncologist and Hematologist
Antelope Valley

Hannah Asghari, M.D., is a medical oncologist and hematologist in the Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research.

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Meet Hematologist Oncologist Bahareh Bahadini, M.D.
Bahareh Bahadini, M.D.
Medical Oncologist and Hematologist
Thousand Oaks

Bahareh Bahadini, M.D., is an assistant clinical professor at City of Hope's Thousand Oaks location.

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Mohamad Barakat, M.D.
Mohamad N. Barakat, M.D.
Medical Oncologist and Hematologist
Huntington Beach; Irvine Sand Canyon

Mohamad N. Barakat, M.D., is a medical oncologist and hematologist at City of Hope's Huntington Beach and Irvine Sand Canyon locations. Dr. Barakat focuses on working as a team with fellow experts from across oncology specialties and offering access to leading-edge technology at City of Hope.

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Gagandeep Brar, M.D.
Medical Oncologist and Hematologist
Mission Hills

City of Hope's Gagandeep Brar, M.D., is board certified in medical oncology, practicing at City of Hope's Mission Hills, California, location.

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Luke Chen, M.D.
Luke Chen, M.D.
Medical Oncologist and Hematologist
Huntington Beach; Irvine Sand Canyon

Luke Chen, M.D., is a medical oncologist and hematologist at City of Hope's Huntington Beach and Irvine Sand Canyon locations. Dr. Chen’s research has explored ways to improve treatment for pancreatic cancer and other malignancies.

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Meet Medical Oncologist Samuel Chung, M.D.
Samuel W. Chung, M.D.
Medical Oncologist and Hematologist
Arcadia

Samuel W. Chung, M.D., is a hematologist and medical oncologist at City of Hope cancer research hospital in Arcadia, CA

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Natasha Garg, D.O.
Natasha Garg, D.O., M.S.
Medical Oncologist
Upland

Natasha Garg, D.O., is a medial oncologist at City of Hope in Upland.

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Gregory Gilmore, D.O.
Gregory Gilmore, D.O.
Medical Oncologist and Hematologist
Corona

Oncologist/hematologist Gregory Gilmore, D.O., works with patients to develop treatment plans individualized to meet their goals, with an emphasis on protecting quality of life. He is an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research.

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Meet Medical Oncologist Naveen Gupta, M.D.
Naveen Gupta, M.D.
Medical Oncologist and Hematologist
Upland

City of Hope's Naveen Gupta, M.D., is board certified in medical oncology and hematology practicing in the Upland area since 1980.

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Irene Morae Kang
Irene Morae Kang, M.D.
Medical Oncologist
Lennar Foundation Cancer Center; Duarte - Main Campus

Irene Kang, M.D., is medical director of women’s health medical oncology and assistant professor in medical oncology and therapeutics research.

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Sandy Liu, M.D.
Sandy Liu, M.D.
Medical Oncologist
Lennar Foundation Cancer Center; Orange County

Sandy Ting Liu, M.D., is a Assistant Research Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research

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Dr. Jyoti Malhotra
Lennar Foundation Cancer Center; Duarte - Main Campus

In her capacity as director of thoracic medical oncology at the Lennar Foundation Cancer Center at City of Hope Orange County, Jyoti Malhotra, M.D., M.P.H., is excited about offering patients an expansive slate of early-phase clinical trials, to offer more people access to new therapies.

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Research Team

Andrea Bild
Andrea Bild, Ph.D.
Professor, Division of Molecular Pharmacology, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Duarte - Main Campus

Andrea Bild, Ph.D. is a professor in the Division of Molecular Pharmacology, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research at City of Hope

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Board of Governors - Daniela Castanotto
Daniela Castanotto, Ph.D.
Research Professor, Department of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research
Duarte - Main Campus

Daniela Castanotto, Ph.D., is a research professor in the department of medical oncology and therapeutics research at the Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope.

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 Jeremy Jones, Ph.D.
Jeremy Jones, Ph.D.
Associate Research Professor, Division of Molecular Pharmacology, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Duarte - Main Campus

Jeremy Jones, Ph.D., is an associate research professor in the Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research.

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Prakash Kulkarni, Ph.D.
Research Professor and Director of Translational Research , Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Duarte - Main Campus

Prakash Kulkarni, Ph.D., is a research professor in City of Hope's Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research.

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Edward Newman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research
Duarte - Main Campus

Edward Newman, Ph.D. is an associate professor in the Department of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research and co-director of the Analytical Pharmacology Core.

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Ravi Salgia, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical Oncologist; Professor and Chair, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research; Arthur & Rosalie Kaplan Chair in Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Duarte - Main Campus

Ravi Salgia M.D., Ph.D., is the Arthur & Rosalie Kaplan Chair in Medical Oncology at City of Hope and an expert in the study and treatment of lung cancer, mesothelioma, thoracic and thymic malignancies and bronchial carcinoids.

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Timothy Synold
Timothy Synold, Pharm.D.
Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Duarte - Main Campus

Timothy Synold, Pharm,D., is director of the Analytical Pharmacology Core, and a professor in the Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research at City of Hope.

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Duarte - Main Campus

Edward Wenge Wang, M.D., Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research.

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