Ziad U. Khan, MD, an Oncologist with City of Hope National Medical Center

Get to know Oncologist Dr. Ziad U. Khan, who serves patients in Colton, California.

Dr. Khan is a well-versed physician practicing Medical Oncology and Hematology. He works as an Assistant Clinical Professor within the Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research at City of Hope and primarily sees patients at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center. He also teaches residents there in the Internal Medicine and Family Medicine Residency programs. In addition he is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine at California University of Science and Medicine 

He enjoys being a community based Oncologist with ties to a major cancer center, enabling him to give patients excellent care close to home. “I support my patients throughout the treatment process and respect the significance of the special, almost sacrosanct, relationship oncologists share with their patients” expressed Dr. Khan.

The Arrowhead Regional Medical Center Cancer Care Program, in collaboration with international premiere care provider, City of Hope, provides comprehensive, standardized, high quality, evidence-based cancer care including surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy, to the local Inland Empire community and Southern California. The department provides therapeutic and supportive care to adult oncology patients and their families. Chemotherapy, IV hydration therapy, antibiotics and on-site oncologists are available. 

The Medical Oncology/Hematology Department is an integral part of Cancer Care at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center. The full-service infusion center provides the most effective chemotherapy for treating different types of cancer at different stages. 

From the start, Dr. Khan knew he wanted to be the kind of physician who bonds with his patients. Born and raised in Southern California, he traveled to Pakistan for medical school where he graduated at the top of his class. Shortly after graduating from medical school, he became both a caregiver and advocate for his mother, who was his first patient, when she was diagnosed with brain cancer. His personal and professional experience has allowed him to see both sides of patient care and develop close relationships with his patients.

The doctor’s broad training ranges from his medical degree at Shifa College of Medicine in Islamabad to internship and residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. He also had the opportunity to work and do research at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He then did his fellowships in hematology and oncology at The University of California Irvine. He has done research in stem cell transplant and breast cancer and has presented at various national medical conferences.

With a focus on all aspects of cancer, Dr. Khan is board-certified in internal medicine, medical oncology, and hematology, by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

Professionally, he is affiliated with several local medical centers, including San Antonio Regional Medical Center, Chino Valley Medical Center, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center, Montclair Hospital Medical Center, Corona Regional Medical Center, Parkview Community Hospital and Riverside Community Hospital. In addition, he is an active member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology.

Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. A medical professional who practices oncology is an oncologist. An oncologist is a doctor who treats cancer and provides medical care for a person diagnosed with cancer. They lead a cancer treatment team of various healthcare professionals, treat patients with radiation therapy, coordinate treatment plans and prescribe various types of treatment, including chemotherapy and immunotherapy, as well as assist patients with pain management.

Learn More about Dr. Ziad U. Khan:

Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/2069875-Ziad-Khan-Hospitalist, through Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, https://www.arrowheadregional.org/providers/ziad-khan-md/ or through City of Hope, https://www.cityofhope.org/people/khan-ziad 

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