Upper Gastrointestinal and Mixed Tumor Surgery Team

Moshe Faynsod, F.A.C.S., M.D.
Moshe Faynsod, M.D.
Surgical Oncologist
South Bay

Moshe Faynsod, M.D., is surgical oncologist at City of Hope ǀ South Bay in Torrance, California.

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Meet Our Doctors: Aaron Lewis, M.D.
Aaron Lewis, M.D.
Surgeon; Surgical Oncologist
South Pasadena; Arcadia

Aaron Lewis, M.D., is a surgeon at City of Hope's South Pasadena and Arcadia locations, specializing in general oncologic surgery.

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Yih Dar Nien
Yih-Dar Nien, M.D.
General Surgeon
Santa Clarita; Antelope Valley

Yih-Dar Nien, M.D., is a cancer surgeon at City of Hope's Antelope Valley and Santa Clarita locations.

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Meet Surgical Oncologist I. Benjamin Paz, M.D.
I. Benjamin Paz, M.D.
Surgical Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus; South Pasadena

I. Benjamin Paz, M.D., is a nationally renowned surgical oncology surgeon, with expertise in breast cancer, gastrointestinal and rectal cancers, and tumors involving the bone and soft tissues.

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Heather Player, M.D.
Heather Player, M.D.
Surgical Oncologist
Antelope Valley; Mission Hills

Heather Player, M.D., is breast and colon cancer surgeon and an assistant clinical professor in the Division of Surgical Oncology at City of Hope. She practices at City of Hope | Antelope Valley and Mission Hills.

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Mustafa Raoof
Mustafa Raoof, M.D., M.S.
Surgical Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

Mustafa Raoof, M.D., M.S., is a surgical oncologist and an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery and in the Department of Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics.

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Meet Surgical Oncologist Hans Schoellhammer, M.D.
Hans Schoellhammer, M.D.
Surgical Oncologist
Antelope Valley; Mission Hills

Hans Schoellhammer, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a surgical oncologist and melanoma expert at City of Hope.

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Meet Surgical Oncologist Vijay Trisal, M.D., F.A.C.S. | City of Hope
Vijay Trisal, M.D.
Surgical Oncologist; Chief Medical Officer
Duarte - Main Campus

Vijay Trisal, M.D., the Dr. Norman & Melinda Payson Professor in Medicine and chief medical officer at City of Hope, is an advocate for individualized patient care and expanding access to City of Hope’s advanced therapies and specialized physicians across local communities.

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Meet Lawrence Wagman, M.D.
Lawrence Wagman, M.D.
Surgical Oncologist
Upland

Lawrence Wagman, M.D., is a surgical oncologist at City of Hope | Upland.

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Meet Dr. Yanghee Woo
Yanghee Woo, M.D.
Surgical Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

Yanghee Woo, M.D., is director of the Gastroenterology Minimally Invasive Therapy Program.

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