Our Medical Professionals

Jerry Wada, MD, FACP
Internal Medicine, Hematology, Medical Oncology
Dr. Wada is a graduate of The University of Southern California. A Resident in Internal Medicine, Dr. Wada completed his fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at the University of Southern California Medical Center-Los Angeles County.

Dr. Wada served in the United States Army as Commanding Officer of the US Army Health Clinic in Darmstadt, West Germany. Serving the Los Angeles Medical Community, Dr. Wada was Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the USC School of Medicine and Chief of Staff at the Glendale Adventist Medical Center. Dr. Wada is a fellow of the American College of Physicians.

  • Glendale Adventist (818) 409-0105

 

Boris Bagdasarian, DO
Internal Medicine, Hematology, Medical Oncology, Bone Marrow Transplantation
Dr. Bagdasarian was born and raised in Montebello, California and attended the Armenian Mesrobian School. He continued his undergraduate studies at the University of Southern California. His medical school training was conducted at the Western University of Health Sciences where he graduated Magna Cum laude. Dr. Bagdasarian was chief resident in Internal Medicine at the White Memorial Medical Center and continued to specialize in Hematology, Oncology and Bone marrow transplantation at the renowned City of Hope National Medical Center and UCLA where he was chief fellow.

Dr. Bagdasarian was recognized among the top oncologists in the United States by the Scientific Research Council of America from 2007-2010. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine at USC. Dr. Bagdasarian is actively involved in cancer research, in which he has been the principle investigator and co-investigator of numerous publications. Dr. Bagdasarian continues to serve the medical community as Oncology consultant for the media, appearing on ABC, CBS and CNN news.

Languages: English, Armenian

  • Glendale Adventist (818) 409-0105

 

Lasika C. Seneviratne, MD
Internal Medicine, Hematology, Medical Oncology
Dr. Seneviratne is a graduate of The University of Southern California School of Medicine, and The USC Residency and Fellowship programs in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Hematology. Dr. Seneviratne was a Research Fellow in Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering at the University of San Francisco Medical Center. Dr. Seneviratne served the Los Angeles Medical Community teaching at The University of Southern California. In 2003, Dr. Seneviratne entered private practice and joined the Los Angeles Hematology/Oncology Medical Group.

Dr. Seneviratne is widely published in numerous peer journals in the field of Hematology and Oncology, including The American Society of Clinical Oncology, Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and Journal of the American Society of Hematology.

  • Good Samaritan (213) 977-1214
  • California Hospital (213) 814-0199
  • St. Vincent Medical (213) 484-6474

 

Jason S. Ho, MD
Internal Medicine, Hematology, Medical Oncology
Dr. Ho graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford University and earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois at the Chicago College of Medicine. Dr. Ho served as Resident in Internal Medicine at the University of California at Irvine and his Fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology at the City of Hope National Medical Center and Harbor-UCLA.

Dr. Ho served the Medical Community through his research in the area of breast cancer genetics and has been recognized with The American Society of Clinical Oncology Foundation Merit Award in 2006. Dr. Ho’s cancer genetics research is published in The Journal of Cancer Epidemiology and Biomarkers.

Languages: English, Chinese

  • Good Samaritan (213) 977-1214
  • St. Vincent Medical (213) 484-6474
  • Beverly Hospital (323) 721-1388

 

Nubar Boghossian, MD
Internal Medicine, Hematology, Medical Oncology
Dr. Boghossian is a decorated graduate of world’s finest medical institutions, including the Karolinska Institute Medical Board in Stockholm, Sweden. Dr. Boghossian was Fellow in Hematology and Medical Oncology at Maimonides Medical Center, New York.

Dr. Boghossian served the Medical Community as Resident at Lulea, Boden and Harads Hospitals in Sweden.

Languages: English, Armenian

  • Glendale Memorial Cancer Center (818) 553-8160
  • Valley Presbyterian (818) 574-3798

 

Monica Lee, MD
Internal Medicine, Hematology, Medical Oncology
Dr. Lee, Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology, is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles and The Chicago Medical School. Dr. Lee served as Resident in Internal Medicine at the UCLA- Olive View Medical Center and her Fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology at the Cedar Sinai Medical Center and UCLA-Olive View Medical Center.

Dr. Lee is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, and the American College of Physicians. Dr. Lee entered private practice with The Los Angeles Cancer Network in 2012.

Dr. Lee’s clinical practice encompasses a broad variety of solid tumor malignancies, benign and malignant blood disorders. Dr. Lee has conducted research in the area of breast malignancies and blood disorders.

Language: English, Korean

  • Good Samaritan (213) 977-1214
  • St Vicent Medical (213) 484-6474

 

David Shin, MD
Internal Medicine, Hematology, Medical Oncology
Dr. Shin is a graduate of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He completed residency in internal medicine at University of Massachusetts and fellowship in hematology and oncology at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Dr. Shin has participated in a spectrum of research. He studied lymphoma while in graduate school at Stanford. He pursued clinical research in heart failure at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. During fellowship, he pursued translational research in head and neck cancer in Dr. Slamon’s Translational Research Laboratory at UCLA. These efforts led to publications in medical journals, including The Blood, The American Journal of Cardiology and The American Association for Cancer Research.

Dr. Shin joined The Los Angeles Cancer Network in 2013. He speaks English and fluent Korean and enjoys serving patients of diverse backgrounds.

Language: English, Korean

  • Glendale Adventist (818) 409-0105

 

Tingting Tan, MD, PhD
Internal Medicine, Hematology, Medical Oncology
Dr. Tan graduated from the Beijing Medical University and obtained her Master of Internal Medicine degree from the Peking University Health Science Center.  In 2006, she obtained her PhD from Rutgers University.  Dr. Tan is board certified in Internal Medicine and has recently served a Fellowship in Medical Oncology and Hematology at Fox Chase Cancer Center at the Temple University Health System in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  She has also served as a Hospitalist with Cogent Healthcare at St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard, California.  Dr. Tan was an Internal Medicine Resident at the Kaiser Foundation Hospital in San Francisco, after a Postdoctoral Fellowship at University of California San Francisco Cancer Research Institute.

Dr. Tan joins the ranks of cancer care pioneers with her education and experience in cancer research with studies on the molecular signaling pathways in tumor development and the mechanisms of chemotherapy resistance. She also conducted research at the University of California at San Francisco studying the role of immune cells in tumor development. During her fellowship, Dr. Tan conducted clinical research in genitourinary oncology.   Her research has been published in multiple medical and scientific journals including Oncologist, Cancer Cell, and Genes and Development.

Dr. Tan is widely published and continues to write manuscripts for the latest studies and clinical trials.  For her innovative work, Dr. Tan is the recipient of many awards, including the Beijing Medical University Outstanding Graduate Award, The Lou Lehman Hospitalist Award for Excellence, and the Cancer Center of New Jersey’s Gallo Award for Outstanding Cancer Research.

Language: English, Mandarin

  • California Hospital (213) 814-0199

 

Ronald Tang, DO
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Dr. Ronald Tang is a Board Certified in Internal Medicine and a cum laude graduate of UCLA with his undergraduate degree in Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology.  He performed his Osteopathic Categorical Internal Medicine internship at Valley Hospital Medical Center in Las Vegas, Nevada and his Internal Medicine residency at LAC-USC Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.  He received his Hematology and Oncology fellowship training at the University of California Irvine.

Dr. Tang is the recipient of many awards, including the President’s and Professional Achievement Awards at Western University, the Summer Research Fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, and Departmental Honors in MCDB at UCLA. Dr. Tang has authored case reports on myeloid leukemia, metastatic colorectal cancer and produced abstracts in the Annals of Oncology, the Journal of Clinical Oncology, and the Journal of Investigative Medicine.

Language: English, Spanish, Cantonese

  • Glendale Adventist (818) 409-0105

 

Lisa Hineman
RN, MSN, AOCN, PHN, ANP-C
Lisa has been a highly regarded and recognized member of the Los Angeles Hematology/Oncology Medical Group clinical staff for 24 years. Lisa performs Symptom Management, Clinical Research and Primary Care Diagnostics. She has served the Los Angeles Medical Community as Co-Chairperson of the Hospice in the Home Golf Tournament, as an active supporter of the VNA Hospice, and is currently involved in several community education and outreach programs for cancer patients and their families. Lisa has been a member of the Oncology Nursing Society for over 20 years, and has earned a Masters Award in Oncology. She was the Greater Los Angeles Oncology Nursing Society Advanced Certified Oncology Nurse of the Year for 2008.

Lisa lectures nationally on cancer therapies, symptom management and improving outcomes. She has been recognized by the city of Glendale for the “Donald L. Bogdon Cancer Survivor Award” for contributing to the community’s better health and cancer education, as well as received national recognition by being awarded the “Astra Zeneca Visions of Hope Award” for her contribution and service to the breast cancer community. She is the annual Chairperson for the “Ninety-Nines Fly for Breast Cancer Awareness”, raising thousands of dollars towards breast cancer research. As well as a former Chapter President, Secretary and current Government Liaison for the Greater Los Angeles ONS, she is involved with the American Cancer Society, contributes articles quarterly to the local ONS publication and volunteers in several local organizations.

  • Good Samaritan (213) 977-1214

 

John Gota
CEO
John came to LA Cancer Network with nearly twenty years of executive management and business development experience. From his accomplishments in Consumer Products and Retail, John has taken his considerable expertise in business operations, contract management, and customer service to the health care industry.

John earned his bachelor’s degrees in History and Economics from UCLA. His background includes expertise in Executive Management, E-commerce, Web Content Management, Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). Additionally, his skills in Retail Merchandising, Inventory & Supply Chain Management, Retail Financial Planning & Analysis, and Systems Integration have served corporations he has held executive positions in with Robinsons May/Meier & Frank, Inc., Wherehouse Entertainment, Inc., Styleclick, Inc., dreamGEAR, LLC, and La Curacao.

John is a member of The American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE) and The Medical Group Management Association (MGMA).