An NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center

Misagh Karimi, M.D.

Medical Oncologist
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research

Clinical Teams

  • Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research

I think it's important to make a connection ... to make sure the patient feels comfortable.

Misagh Karimi, M.D., a physician with two decades' experience, says he chose oncology because it's a fast-paced, constantly-evolving field with many exciting new developments.

Born in Iran, Dr. Karimi immigrated to the U.S. and received a bachelor's degree at University of California, Berkeley. He earned his medical degree at George Washington University and spent nearly a decade at University of California, Irvine, as an intern, resident, physician, researcher and instructor. After two years at Oregon's Knight Cancer Institute, Dr. Karimi returned to Southern California to join the Wilshire Oncology Medical Group, which became City of Hope's Corona facility.

Dr. Karimi is passionate about patient education, appearing frequently at community forums to discuss obesity, the environment and other possible risk factors for cancer.


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Corona, CA 92879

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Newport Beach, CA 92660

Timothy B, Karimi M, Marsh JL, Milovanovic1 T, Lin F, Holcombe RF. Expression of Secreted Wnt Antagonist in Gastrointestinal Tissues: Potential Role in Stem Cell Homeostasis Journal of Clinical Pathology: Molecular Pathology, in press.
Karimi M, Byun T, Milovanovic T, Lin F, Waterman M, Marsh JL, Holcombe RF. Graded expression of frizzled-inhibitory proteins in gastrointestinal tissues: Potential role in stem cell homeostasis. Proc. Am. Association for Cancer Research, 44:1193, 2003.
Karimi M, Buckmeir J, Milivanovic T, Brodhag T, Holcombe RF. Effect of Interleukin-18 & Levamisole on NFkB Expression In Jurkat Cells. J Investigational Medicine 47: 99A, 1999.
Karimi M, Manning F, Patierno S. Induction of Apoptotic Cell Death by Brefeldin A in Human and Hamster Cells. Proc. Am. Association for Cancer Research, 36:36, 1995.
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