An NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center
Amy Hakim

Amy Hakim, M.D., M.S.

Gynecologic Oncology Surgeon
Clinical Expertise
  • Gynecologic Oncology Surgery
Research Focus
  • Gynecologic Oncology
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Surgery
Referring Physicians/Colleagues: 626-872-7551
Email: [email protected]

Clinical Teams

Amy Hakim, M.D., is a surgical oncologist dedicated to treating gynecological cancers. Dr. Hakim also studies the connection between these cancers’ and human papillomavirus (HPV) and the HPV vaccine. She has authored multiple papers on this topic.
Dr. Hakim received her medical degree at the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis and completed her OB/GYN fellowship at University of Hawaii’s John A. Burns School of Medicine. She then underwent additional OB/GYN fellowship training at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, City of Hope and University of Texas Medical Branch-Methodist Hospital in Galveston and Houston.


1180 N. Indian Canyon Drive, E-218

Palm Springs, CA 92262

Hakim AA, Dinh TA. Worldwide Impact of the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine. Curr Treat Options Oncol. 2009 April 23 [Epub ahead of print].
Hakim AA, Barry CP, Barnes HJ, Anderson KE, Petitte J, Whitaker R, Lancaster JM, Wenham RM, Carver DK, Turbov J, Berchuck A, Kopelvich L, Rodriguez GC. Ovarian adenocarcinomas in the Laying Hen and Women Share Similar Alterations in p53, ras, and HER-2/neu. Cancer Prev Res (Phil Pa). 2009 Feb;2(2):114-21.
Wakabayashi MT, Lin PS, Hakim AA. The Role of Cytoreductive/Debulking Surgery in Ovarian Cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2008 Sep;6(8):803-10.; quiz 811. Review.
Hakim AA, Lin PS, Wilczynski S, Nguyen K, Lynes B, Wakabayashi MT. Indications and Efficacy of the Human Papilloma Vaccine. Current Treat Options in Oncol. 2007. Dec;8(6):393-401.
Serdar E. Bulun, Doug Chen, Meiling Lu, Hong Zhao, Youhong Cheng, Masashi Demura, Bertran Yilmaz, Regina Martin, Hiroki Utsunomiya, Steven Thung, Emily Su, Erica Marsh, Amy Hakim, Ping Yin, Hiroshi Ishikawa, Sanober Amin, Gonca Imir, Bilgin Gurantes, Erkut Attar, Scott Reierstad, Joy Innes, Zhihong Lin. Aromatase Excess in Cancers of the Breast, Endometrium, and Ovary. J Steroid Biochem and Molec Biol. 2007. August-September;1061(1-5):81-96.
Hakim AA, Terada K. Sentinel Node Dissection in Vulvar Cancer. Current Treat Options in Oncol. 2006;7:85-91.; Hakim AA, Curb JD, Burchfiel CM, Rodriguez BL, Sharp DS, Yano K, Abbott RD. Screening for Coronary Heart Disease in Elderly Men Based on Current and Past Cholesterol Levels: The Honolulu Heart Program. J Clin Epidemiol. 1999;52;1257-1265.
Hakim AA, Curb JD, Petrovitch H, Rodriguez BL, Yano K, Ross GW, White LR, Abbott RD. Effects of Walking on Coronary Heart Disease in Elderly Men: The Honolulu Heart Program. Circulation. 1999;100:9-13.
Abbott RD, Yano K, Hakim AA, Burchfiel CM, Sharp DS, Rodriguez BL, Curb JD. Expected Changes in Lipid and Lipoprotein Concentrations Over a Ten Year Period by Risk Factor Level and Prevalent Disease Status: The Honolulu Heart Program. American Journal of Cardiology. 1998;82:172-178.
Hakim AA, Ross GW, Curb JD, Rodriguez BL, Burchfiel CM, Sharp DS, Yano K, Abbott RD. Coffee Consumption in Hypertensive Men in Older Middle-Age and the Risk of Stroke: The Honolulu Heart Program. J Clin Epidemiol 1998;51(6):487-494.
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