Department of Rehabilitation Services

Rehabilitation (noun): The process of restoration of skills by a person who has had an illness or injury so as to regain maximum self-sufficiency and function in a normal or as near normal manner as possible. (Definition credited to

Cancer and its treatment can interfere with one's ability to engage in necessary and meaningful activities of daily living (ADL's). The rehabilitation specialists in City of Hope's Department of Rehabilitation Services strive to minimize these effects to ensure the patient maintains or regains the maximum degree of function, comfort, and quality of life possible at any stage of the cancer journey. Rehabilitation services are available to both inpatients and outpatients of all ages.


Our services include:

  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Recreation Therapy
  • Speech and Language Pathology
  • Lymphedma Program
  • Urinary Incontinence Program


If you would like to be evaluated by Rehabilitation Services, please ask your physician for a referral. All Rehabilitation Services require a doctor's order or prescription.

Contact Us

Telephone: 626-256-4673, ext. 63339 or 62412
Fax: 626-930-5369
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Main Medical Building, Room 1026

Support Rehabilitation Services

It takes the help of a lot of caring people to make hope a reality for our patients. City of Hope was founded by individuals’ philanthropic efforts 100 years ago. Their efforts - and those of our supporters today - have built the foundation for the care we provide and the research we conduct. It enables City of Hope to strive for new breakthroughs and better therapies, ultimately helping more people enjoy longer, better lives.

For more information on supporting Rehabilitation Services, please contact Donor Relations. Or, to make a gift that supports all the research at City of Hope,  donate online now .