Thoracic Surgery Team

Our expert thoracic surgeons employ the latest and most effective surgical techniques in treating lung and esophageal cancer, sarcoma, carcinoid tumors, pleural cancers (including mesothelioma), thymomas and mediastinal tumors.

Duarte - Main Campus

Loretta Erhunmwunsee, M.D., is a thoracic surgeon and an assistant professor in City of Hope's Division of Thoracic Surgery. She sees patients with lung, esophageal and mediastinal tumors. Her research focuses on eliminating health inequity in thoracic oncology patients.

Jae Y. Kim, M.D.
Thoracic Surgeon
Duarte - Main Campus; South Pasadena

Jae Y. Kim, M.D., is the chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery and an associate professor in the Department of Surgery. Dr. Kim specializes in esophageal cancer and lung cancer, robotic surgery, mesothelioma and thymoma.

Duarte - Main Campus

Dan Raz, M.D., M.A.S., is co-director of the Lung Cancer and Thoracic Oncology Program and an associate professor in the Division of Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Raz specializes in esophageal and lung cancer surgery – and in raising public awareness about cancer risks.