Department of Surgery
City of Hope’s Department of Surgery provides the highest quality surgical care for our patients in an environment where research and compassionate care thrive. The department is chaired by renowned surgeon Yuman Fong, M.D., an internationally recognized expert in cancer of the liver, gallbladder and bile ducts.
At the forefront of surgical advances and specializing in the latest minimally-invasive and laparoscopic procedures, the department is a world-leader in robotic-assisted techniques. Guided by our skilled surgeons, our innovative surgical approaches result in more effective and accurate tumor removal, smaller incisions, shorter recovery times and improved overall patient outcomes.
If you are looking for a second opinion consultation about your treatment, please call 800-826-HOPE (4673) or 626-471-7100 to make an appointment. Please visit Making Your First Appointment for more information.
City of Hope’s oncodermatology program provides seamless, comprehensive care for the full spectrum of melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancers and treatment-related skin conditions.
The Division of Gynecologic Oncology brings together an expert team of surgeons trained in minimally invasive and robotic surgical techniques including preventative surgery for women at high risk for developing gynecological cancer.
City of Hope offers a truly comprehensive approach to treating head and neck cancers. Our renowned head and neck surgeons specialize in the complex procedures often necessary to eradicate these tumors while preserving vital structures and function.
City of Hope’s Divisions of Neurosurgery and Neuro-oncology are pioneering the use of several novel therapies, which may offer new hope for a cure in many forms of brain cancer.
The Division of Orthopaedic Surgery provides diagnosis and treatment for patients with tumor-related problems of the musculoskeletal system, including bone and soft-tissue sarcomas.
City of Hope’s Division of Plastic Surgery works closely with general surgeons, oncologists, and other team members to ensure an aesthetically pleasing and functional result following many types of cancer surgery.
The Division of Surgical Oncology provides surgical management for a wide variety of cancers, coordinating surgical approaches with other multi-disciplinary team members. This division also offers consultations.
- breast surgery
- colorectal surgery
- foregut surgery
- hepatobilliary and pancreatic surgery
- melanoma and sarcoma
The Division of Thoracic Surgery at City of Hope provides advanced surgical techniques for aggressive management of thoracic and lung cancers.
The Division of Urology and Urologic Oncology offers surgery for:
- Bladder cancer
- Benign urology conditions
- Kidney cancer
- Pelvic medicine and Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgery - The study of pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery encompasses use of medical treatment and surgical intervention to restore form and function to the pelvic floor/genitourinary tract.
- Prostate cancer
- Testicular cancer