Dr. Hussein Merza joined Compassionate Cancer Care Medical Group in 2020. He was born and raised in Damascus, Syria. He completed his undergraduate studies at Damascus University School of Medicine, where he obtained his degree as a Medical Doctor. He completed his Internal Medicine training at the Western Reserve Care System, Northside hospital in Youngstown, Ohio. During his preparation for the internal medicine board, he developed his passion for cancer treatment and was fascinated by breakthroughs in oncology research and cancer approaches like immunotherapy and personalized targeted therapy. He finished his fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology at John & Dorothy Morgan Cancer Center, Lehigh Valley Health Network Hospital. He believes that treating patients as they were a beloved family member is a crucial part of the treatment plan.   

During his free time, he enjoys playing with his six-year-old daughter, Lana, reading all aspects of literature, moreover he is an excellent cook for many kinds of middle eastern dessert.
 

Hussein Merza, M.D.

Steven Yu, M.D.

Dr. Steven Yu was vice president of a startup pharmaceutical company in Beijing, China before attending medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina

Haresh S. Jhangiani, MD., FACP., MBA

Dr. Jhangiani holds many privileged Institutional and Medical Center positions throughout Orange County, Los Angeles County and Riverside County.

 

Anas Raowas, M.D.

Dr. Raowas attended the University of Damascus Medical School, graduating at the top of his class with the highest honors and scoring in the top 1% on the US Medical Licensing Exams.

Rehana S. Baqai, M.D.

Dr. Baqai is certified by the American Board of Medical Oncology. She is Fellowship trained in Oncology and Hematology at the University of California, Irvine.

Evangeline A. Reyes, M.D.

Dr. Reyes is a board certified hematologist/oncologist with an established practice in Corona and Riverside over the past 12 years.

Peyman Salimi Tari, M.D.

Dr. Salimi-Tari graduated from UC Berkeley with a bachelor’s degree in Biology and a bachelor’s degree in Near Eastern Studies before attending medical school. 

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Eric Lee, M.D., Ph.D

Dr. Lee grew up in San Francisco. He attended UC Davis where he majored in neurobiology, physiology and behavior before attending the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he earned his medical degree and doctorate in biophysics and computational biology.

Brian S. Choi, M.D.

Dr. Choi is originally from South Korea, but grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, after he and his family immigrated to the U.S.

Janet Pan, M.D. 

Dr. Pan joined Compassionate Cancer Care, Inc. in 2012. She was born and raised in Sacramento, California and completed her undergraduate studies at the University of California, Los Angeles

Derrick Su, M.D.

Dr. Su was born and raised in San Jose, California. He attended Boston University as part of the Seven-Year Accelerated Liberal Arts and Medical Education program.

Laxmi Iyer, M.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Iyer earned her medical degree from Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Medical College in Pune, India, which is one of the country’s premier medical institutions. She completed a Master’s degree in Public Health at the University of Texas School of Public Health 

 

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