The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation San Pedro Open House -The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation Further Expands in San Pedro

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The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation San Pedro Open House - The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation continues its positive growth in Southern California with a cancer center located in San Pedro.

The Oncology Institute San Pedro Open House

The Oncology Institute San Pedro Open House

“To serve the community and provide cancer treatment to the patients and families we serve is a tremendous responsibility that we don’t take lightly."

The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation San Pedro Open House - Lead by Dr. Anthony Giorgio, who joined The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation in October of this year, the San Pedro location had its official grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony on December 3rd, presided by the San Pedro Chamber of Commerce. The new location will provide extensive services including state-of-the-art infusion centers, chemotherapy educational sessions, in-house support groups, dietary and nutritional counseling, in-house pharmacy, financial counseling, clinical trials, comprehensive lab testing, and end of life counseling. The office is conveniently located close to the Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center.

This is The Oncology Institute's second South Bay location since the grand opening of the Torrance location in 2012. “To serve the community and provide cancer treatment to the patients and families we serve is a tremendous responsibility that we don’t take lightly. I feel great about our new footing in San Pedro and we will continue to grow the practice in an effort to expand our reach and engrain ourselves in this welcoming, warm community,” said Dr. Richy Agajanian, Founder of The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation.

Dr. Anthony Giorgio joined the team of board-certified oncologists and hematologists on October 1st at The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation's new San Pedro office. Dr. Giorgio received his medical degree from Boston University. He completed his internal medicine residency and fellowship at the University of Utah Medical Center. Dr. Giorgio's prior academic appointments included serving as a professor at the University of Utah Medical School and at Charles R. Drew Medical School as well as assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh and at the University of Southern California. Dr. Giorgio served in the United States Navy Reserves as Active Duty in the Medical Corp, Lieutenant Assignments – Aviation Medicine and Active Reserve in the Medical Corp, Lieutenant Commander Assignments – Medical Officer.

Dr. Giorgio has extensive knowledge and experience in oncology and hematology. He has held various leadership roles in the South Bay area including chairman at South Bay Hospital, Little Company of Mary Hospital, and San Pedro Peninsula Hospital. Before joining The Oncology Institute, Dr. Giorgio had a solo practice for over 30 years in Redondo Beach and San Pedro.

Patient Philosophy:
Dr. Giorgio believes that the key to good patient care is to care for the patient. He strives to build a relationship with each patient and their family to provide them with individualized treatment and realistic expectations. Dr. Giorgio helps his patients focus on maximizing their quality of life with education and empowerment.

About The Oncology Institute:
The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation is committed to providing superior, compassionate and state-of-the-art medical care. Offering programs to help patients and families cope with the challenges that are brought on by cancer and strive to optimize their quality of life, comprehensive and realistic treatment goals are tailored to every person's unique needs and decided upon in partnership with the patients and their families. Dedicated to excel in cancer prevention, diagnosis and education through our exceptional team of physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, medical assistants and office staff, The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation has 13 Southern California locations in the cities of Anaheim, Covina, Downey, Glendale, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Lynwood, Montebello, San Pedro, Santa Ana, Torrance, Upland, and Whittier. For more information please visit http://www.theoncologyinstitute.com.

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