Long Beach’s Best Oncologist:
The top rated Oncologist in Long Beach, CA are:
- Dr. Nilesh Vora, MD – is a board-certified hematologist and medical oncologist
- Dr. Robert A. Nagourney, MD – a pioneer in personalized cancer treatment provider
- Dr. Milan Sheth, MD – specializes in hematology and oncology
- Dr. Omkar Marathe, MD – provides comprehensive and cutting-edge treatment
- Dr. Sassan Farjami, MD – is a board-certified hematologist-oncologist
Dr. Nilesh Vora, MD
Dr. Nilesh Vora, MD is a board-certified hematologist and medical oncologist who serves as the medical director of the MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute at Long Beach Medical Center. He is also the MemorialCare Medical Foundation’s Chair of Hematology and Medical Oncology. He is a generalist with a strong focus on lung cancer and gastrointestinal tumors. Dr. Vora has directed and is currently participating in the clinical trial offerings at the MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute in addition to his clinical work. Dr. Vora is a cancer liaison physician for the American College of Surgeons. In addition, in 2022, he was named a Top Los Angeles Doctor by the Los Angeles Business Journal.
Lung Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancers, Colorectal, Pancreatic, Gastric, and Malignant Hematology Disorders
“Dr. Nilesh Vora of Memorial Care at the Todd Cancer Institute is the absolute best. My husband beat cancer and has been cancer-free for over 2 years and 6 months thanks to the amazing care of Dr. Vora and his team. You will not find another doctor that is more knowledgeable, caring, attentive and compassionate as Dr. Vora.” – L Barman.
Dr. Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Dr. Robert A. Nagourney, MD is a world-renowned expert in cancer research and individualized cancer treatment. Dr. Nagourney has over 20 years of experience in human tumor primary culture analysis and has published over 100 manuscripts, book chapters, and abstracts in journals such as the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Gynecologic Oncology, and the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Nagourney and his team at the Nagourney Cancer Institute have developed a laboratory approach called functional profiling that examines how cancer cells respond to a wide range of medications and treatment combinations.
The Nagourney team can use this approach to select the optimal medications for each patient before they are administered. This lowers the guesswork in picking the best pharmacological treatment for you, which is why our analysis is more powerful than most centers’ genomic testing.
Oncology and Hematology
“He is the best. When I was told I wasn’t going to be given the option of treatment and that I was going to go home and wait to die Dr. Nagourney was not going to let that happen. I am 19 with stage 4 colon cancer. Currently being treated and already showing great signs of improvement. He is a lifesaver.” – Mayla M.
Dr. Milan Sheth, MD
Dr. Milan Sheth, MD is a hematologist and oncologist. Dr. Milan Sheth chose to become a doctor so that he could use his scientific acumen to assist treat people’s illnesses. He was lured to his specialized field of oncology by the rapid scientific advancements that have resulted in the development of novel medicines. Dr. Sheth received his medical degree from Flinders University in South Australia and went on to complete an internship at Kaiser Permanente in San Francisco, an internal medicine residency at Loma Linda University School of Medicine, and a fellowship in hematology and oncology at the University of California, Irvine.
Dr. Sheth is board qualified in four specialties: internal medicine, hematology, cancer, and palliative care. Dr. Sheth is proud of the personal relationships he has developed with his cancer patients. He gets a lot of satisfaction from showing his patients that there is actual hope for them to be cured thanks to innovative treatment techniques.
Genitourinary Cancer, Hematologic Malignancies, Integrative Oncology, Lung Cancer, Melanoma
“Dr. Sheth is a very good doctor who I would highly recommend. He is very professional, cares about his patients, takes the time to listen, and is very concerned about his patients overall.” – Daniel D.
Dr. Omkar Marathe, MD
Dr.Omkar Marathe, MD is a lifetime Southern Californian who got his bachelor’s degree in neuroscience from UCLA and his MD from UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine. He has done research and published publications in a variety of oncology disciplines, including ocular melanoma and HER2+ breast cancer. Dr. Marathe has a strong hematology and oncology background, as evidenced by his flawless score on the Oncology In-Training exam. He also works hard to keep current in order to provide his patients with thorough and cutting-edge care.
He believes strongly in the importance of working as a team in oncology, collaborating closely with primary care physicians and other specialists, and keeping open lines of communication with patients, as well as their families and loved ones. He is enthusiastic about educating patients about their illness process and tailoring treatment alternatives in order to enable them to actively engage in their management plan. He is training in an era where patients have ready access to medical knowledge.
Oncology and Hematology
“I am very much Please with the Treatment Plan that I Received at the Oncology Institute of Hope. I’m also Satisfied and Happy with my Doctor’s Procedural Treatment and Diagnosis assessment. In Short, Dr. Omkar Marathe is to be Commended for His Faithfulness to the Profession. Thanks.” – Doyle S.
Dr. Sassan Farjami, MD
Dr. Sassan Farjami, MD takes pride in providing customized care, listening to his patients, providing the best treatments, and fighting cancer with them every step of the way. Dr. Farjami previously worked as a clinical associate professor of medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, and as chair of the Department of Medicine and teaching head for the oncology and hematology residency programs at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Dr. Farjami obtained his medical degree from the Tehran University of Medical Sciences. Dr. Farjami is one of only a few medical oncologists in the country who is board-certified in cancer, hematology, internal medicine, and geriatric medicine.
Hematology and Oncology
“Dr. Farjami is both rigorous and compassionate, the best doctor one can have when diagnosed with breast cancer. The way he provides care and relies on an excellent, coordinated team to support the patient is absolutely remarkable. I was very fortunate for having been referred to him by my GP.” – Rosa G.
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