Dr. Nilesh Vora, MD

Dr. Nilesh Vora, MD

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Dr. Nilesh Vora, MD is an oncology specialist in Long Beach, CA and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from University Of Southern California Keck School Of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in oncology and hematology.Read his story

2810 Long Beach Blvd

Long Beach, CA 90806

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Lung Cancer
very high
more than 97% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Vora's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Vora's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Vora "Dr. Nilesh Vora is the chairman of Hematology and Medical Oncology for Memorial Care Medical Foundation and is Director of Palliative Care at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, where he also serves as Cancer Liaison Physician for the American College of Surgeons. He received his MD from the USC Keck School of Medicine, where as a Deans Scholar, he served as class president; and Internal Medicine and Hematology- Oncology training at Harbor-UCLA and City of Hope. He is certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Hematology, and Hospice and Palliative Care. Dr. Vora is a Consultant Hematologist-Oncologist at all hospitals in the Long Beach area, and is Associate Professor of Medicine at UCLA. His main place of practice is in the Todd Cancer Pavilion. He takes an active role in teaching House Staff at UC Irvine, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, and St. Mary Medical Center. As an engaged member of ACP, ASCO and ASH, Dr. Vora developed an active protocol for elderly breast cancer patients in 2008, assessing the effects of chemotherapy on these older patients. Although Dr. Vora is well versed in all oncology and hematology diseases, he has a keen interest in GI, Lung, and malignant hematology disorders. He is the principal investigator and takes an active role in many clinical trials at Long Beach Memorial."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Vora "Dr. Vora specializes in diagnosing, treating, and managing treatment plans for patients with a wide variety of cancers and blood-related illnesses."

2  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Hematology

4  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

89  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

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.

Education

  • University Of Southern California
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Southern California Keck School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Los Angeles County Harbor UCLA Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Los Angeles County Harbor UCLA Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • City Of Hope National Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Top Doctor Award, Pasadena Magazine, 2011
Media & Publications

Dr. Vora has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vora's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vora to family and friends
19 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Vora's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Vora is a wonderful oncologist! He really takes the time to understand the patient's concerns and treatment decisions are a collaborative process between physician and patient. He has outstanding communication skills!
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When you see Dr. Vora you can tell that he is seeing you. Very personable. I can't imagine anyone better.
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