An NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center

Yuman Fong, M.D.

Surgical Oncologist; The Sangiacomo Family Chair in Surgical Oncology
Clinical Expertise
Research Focus
  • Gastrointestinal Cancers
Chair and Professor, Department of Surgery; Director, Center for International Medicine; Director, Center for Surgical Innovation
Referring Physicians/Colleagues: 626-218-9172
Email: [email protected]
Other Languages Spoken
  • Cantonese

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My passion is taking care of patients.
A pioneer both in the operating room and in the laboratory, Yuman Fong, M.D., The Sangiacomo Family Chair in Surgical Oncology and chair of our Department of Surgery is an internationally recognized expert in cancer of the liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts. He has led the research effort to employ genetically modified viruses to destroy cancer cells.
Dr. Fong joined City of Hope in 2014 after more than two decades at the renowned Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.
Dr. Fong is both author and innovator: He has developed many new surgical techniques and instruments and written and edited hundreds of scholarly articles as well as nearly a dozen textbooks.



City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1500 East Duarte Road

Duarte, CA 91010

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First in the nation: City of Hope to offer experimental T cell drug for liver cancer patients

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City of Hope first in U.S. to offer experimental drug for liver cancer patients

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City of Hope to further its extensive liver cancer research through a $2 million gift from Samson Holding Ltd., Samuel Kuo and Grace Liu