An NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center

Ernest S. Han, F.A.C.O.G., M.D., Ph.D.

Gynecologic Oncology Surgeon
Clinical Expertise
  • Gynecologic Oncology Surgery
  • Heated Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC)
Research Focus
  • Gynecologic Oncology
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Surgery; Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Palm Springs Patients: 760-416-4832
Referring Physicians/Colleagues: 626-218-3303
Email: [email protected]
Other Languages Spoken
  • Korean

Clinical Teams

Ernest Han, M.D., Ph.D., is a gynecological oncologist with specialized training in minimally-invasive and robotic-assisted surgery, which allows operations to be performed with smaller incisions, reducing scarring, pain and recovery time. 
Dr. Han has also co-authored several papers on drug therapy treatments for ovarian cancer, alone and in conjunction with surgery.
Dr. Han received his medical and doctoral degrees at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, followed by a residency at Brown University’s Women and Infants Hospital and a gynecologic oncology fellowship at the University of California Irvine Medical Center.


City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1500 East Duarte Road

Duarte, CA 91010

1180 N. Indian Canyon Drive, E-218

Palm Springs, CA 92262

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