Dr. Christopher Perkins, MD

Dr. Christopher Perkins, MD

Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Christopher Perkins, MD is an oncology specialist in Fresno, CA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University La Salle / Mexican School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in oncology, breast oncology, and more.Read his story

6121 N Thesta St Ste 205

Fresno, CA 93710

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Perkins performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Perkins' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Perkins "Christopher R. Perkins, MD For more than three decades Dr. Christopher Perkins has specialized in the treatment of Breast and Gynecological cancers, providing patients with the highest quality of care in an environment that promotes healing of body, mind, and spirit. His philosophy is to restore each patient to wholeness by combining evidence-based medicine, applied research, and hospitality-­inspired service. Dr. Christopher Perkins unique "Philosophy of Wholeness" reflects an approach to the treatment of cancer you won't find anywhere else. Art of Life Cancer Foundation Out of his deep compassion for his patients and a desire for them to address their cancer holistically, he founded The Art of Life Program. In this innovative program, cancer survivors become more aware of the interconnectivity of the body, mind, and soul in healing. Additionally, there is scientific evidence that art-based interventions are effective in reducing adverse physiological and psychological outcomes. In the Art of Life Program participants find a creative outlet through painting to courageously tell their story and process their cancer journey often resulting in a greater sense of hope. The Art of Life program links groups of participants with cancer to local artists to co-create works of art for public viewing. The art represents life in the midst of the cancer journey. For the many people involved, the result is life-giving transformation."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Perkins "The specialized care you receive at California Oncology is designed to restore, body, mind and spirit by combining the best in clinical medicine, an outstanding staff and services created to meet the individual needs of each patient. 

Our unique Philosophy of Wholeness reflects an approach to the treatment of cancer you won't find anywhere else. Here are some thoughts on how you can restore your body, mind, and spirit.

Your Body

  • Communicate how your body is feeling to your care team
  • Ask questions, voice concerns and get answers
  • Give yourself good care - rest, restore, renew

Your Mind

  • Know your disease
  • Know your options
  • Ask questions

Your Spirit

  • Don't let statistics or numbers deter you. You can do this.
  • Allow yourself to feel all emotions, then choose to embrace the ones that move you forward

Your Support

  • Take advantage of the support available through your extended care team of nurses, patient services, and others
  • Reach out and connect with others. You are not alone.
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3  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Breast Oncology
  • Medical Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

13  Conditions Treated

2  Procedures

  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Chemotherapy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • California State University, Fresno
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • University La Salle / Mexican School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Ucsf Fresno, University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Ucsf Fresno, University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University of California At Davis / School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Perkins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Perkins' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Perkins to family and friends
23 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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Dr. Perkins' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr Perkins is very compassionate and understanding and listens to me and answers all my questions, I have been a patient since feb 2016 he's one of the best Drs I have ever seen, he has a great team as well they are all very caring. Thank you Dr Perkins and staff for all that you do for us
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Great Dr. And the whole staff are awesome Everyone are friendly... ??????
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My mother is a patient of Dr. Perkins. We are so pleased with our experience. He is so kind, patient, and reassuring in listening to her questions. We appreciate him very much.
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It was a blessing for me to be referred to Dr. Perkins. My family and I continue to be treated with compassion and respect. No matter what news I heard from Dr. Perkins, he ensured I left his office empowered to do whatever it takes to have a long and happy life. The nurses and staff are top-notch!...more
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