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Dr. I. Benjamin Paz is an oncologist in South Pasadena. He provides diagnostic and treatment services for patients suffering from all types of cancer.

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City of Hope (South Pasadena)  


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Yes, Dr. I. Benjamin Paz is accepting new patients at this office.



Address

209 S. Fair Oaks, South Pasadena, CA 91030

Office Details

Doctor Specialty Oncology
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Practice Specialty Multi Specialty
Group Practice City of Hope Medical Foundation
Practice Ownership City of Hope
Hospital Affiliation
  • City of Hope National Medical Center
Languages Spoken English

Insurance Accepted  


  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • WellPoint

About Dr. Paz
Dr. Paz

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Bio


I. Benjamin Paz, M.D. is a nationally renowned surgical oncology surgeon, with expertise in breast cancer, gastrointestinal and rectal cancers, and tumors involving the bone and soft tissues. Dr. Paz is highly experienced with minimally invasive, laparoscopic and robotic-assisted gastrointestinal and colorectal surgery and has developed one of the leading centers for minimally invasive surgery in oncology in California. Dr. Paz’s research interests focus on the early diagnosis and prevention of breast cancer and the identification of high-risk patients that will benefit for new screening strategies. He is particularly interested in developing new methods for minimally invasive surgery and cancer treatment that improve patient’s function, quality of life, and cancer outcome in patients with breast and gastrointestinal cancers. Working with other doctors and scientists at City of Hope, he is involved in developing new methods of breast cancer detection in nipple aspirate and in the prevention of breast cancer with natural substances.

Specialty


Special Interests  


  • Breast Cancer
  • Developmental Cancer Therapeutics
  • Musculoskeletal Tumors
  • Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

Education & Training  


Medical School


Residency

  • University of ArizonaTucson, AZ
    Residency in General Surgery • 1985 - 1990


Fellowship

  • City of HopeDuarte, California
    Fellowship in Surgical Oncology


Languages Spoken  


  • English
  • Spanish