Donald Paul Lombardi, M.D. Joins The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation

09:00 EST 19 Feb 2019 | PR Web

The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation welcomes Donald Paul Lombardi, M.D., to their team of specialists.

CERRITOS, Calif. (PRWEB) February 19, 2019

Dr. Lombardi is a board-certified oncologist that brings over 30 years of medical experience to The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation.

Dr. Lombardi completed his undergraduate in Biochemistry at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, where he graduated magna cum laude. He received his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan Hospitals, where he won the House Officer Research Award. He then completed his Medical Oncology Fellowship at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD, and did postgraduate fellowships in Molecular Genetics and Molecular Biology at the National Institutes of Health, a postgraduate fellowship at Duke University Medical Center National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Training Program for Physicians.

Dr. Lombardi has received numerous honors and awards throughout his career, including a Physician-Scientist Training Award from the Department of Defense for U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command's Breast Cancer Research Program; a Developmental Project/Career Development Award at the University of Texas SPORE in Lung Cancer; a Clinical Associate Physician (CAP) Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH); and, most recently, a KL2 Clinical Scholarship from the NIH. He has several publications and has taught at several Universities during his medical career.

“When I see a patient, I see the individual as a person with cancer first, and then as an oncologist treating that patient second. I think that I bring a passion to cancer care that comes from my own emotional response to having close family members go through cancer treatment,” says Donald Paul Lombardi, M.D. He is also highly sensitive to the religious, cultural and personal values of his patients.

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