City of Hope | South Bay provides Torrance, California, and nearby communities unparalleled cancer care and innovative treatments close to home. Located at the intersection of Torrance Boulevard and Palos Verdes Boulevard, the medical offices are easily accessible from Pacific Coast Highway, and the 110 and 405 freeways.
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City of Hope cares for patients from prevention through survivorship by pairing our expertise in numerous cancers and conditions with world-class technologies and services.
The radiation oncology program at City of Hope | South Bay has earned APEx accreditation, the highest level of certification offered by the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).
We are dedicated to creating a positive and healing environment. To ensure our patients' comfort, we offer free guest Wi-Fi and ample free parking. Our goal is to make our patients' time here as comfortable as possible.
City of Hope’s renowned physicians and researchers utilize the latest in technology and innovation to treat cancer, coupled with our enduring belief in providing unparalleled compassionate care.
Is My Insurance Accepted?
View a list of insurance companies that City of Hope currently contracts with for its locations and physicians. Even if your plan is included, check with your insurance company to make sure you are covered. Your insurance company/medical group will tell you if you need any authorizations.
If you wish to receive treatment at City of Hope, but we're not currently contracted with your insurance plan, contact your insurance company and ask about obtaining authorization to receive treatment here.
No Surprise Billing
When you're treated by an out-of-network provider at an in-network facility, you are protected from balance billing. In these cases, you shouldn't be charged more than your plan's copayments, coinsurance and/or deductible. Learn about your rights and protections against surprise medical bills.
Our 25,000-square-foot space offers 20 exam rooms, three procedure rooms and 20 infusion chairs for chemotherapy patients, expanding access to City of Hope's world-class level of care. Medical, surgical and radiation oncology are all located in one convenient location, making it easy for patients and physicians to coordinate care.
Antoine Lyonel Carré, M.D., M.P.H., is a plastic surgeon specializing in such areas as breast reconstruction, lymphedema, perineal reconstruction, abdominal wall reconstruction and targeted muscle reinnervation for chronic/phantom pain.
Lorena Gonzalez, M.D., spent five years as a noted vascular surgeon before deciding to follow a new path and focus on hereditary breast cancer.
Reza Mostofi, M.D., is an Assistant Clinical Professor, Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research and hematologist/oncologist at the City of Hope South Bay, Torrance location in Southern California.
Specializing in bioengineering and tumor micro-environment in cancer development and progression, Andrew Nguyen, M.D., is an assistant clinical professor in the Division of Surgical Oncology in the Department of Surgery at City of Hope.
Rodina Vatanparast, M.D., is a medical oncologist in City of Hope's Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research, Torrance.