Dr. Samuel Chung, MD

Medical Oncology •  Male • Age 43
  
Dr. Chung
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

City of Hope

209 Fair Oaks Ave South Pasadena, CA 91030

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(877) 998-7546

Dr. Samuel Chung, MD is a Medical Oncology Specialist in South Pasadena, CA and has over 17 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Chung has more experience with Breast Cancer, Gynecologic Oncology, and Pancreatic Oncology than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Loma Linda University School Of Medicine medical school in 2003. He is affiliated with Huntington Memorial Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Chung to book an appointment.


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  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Dr. Chung accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Basic HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Select (PERS Select Providers)-CA PPO
Select PPO (Select Network)-CA PPO
Select-CA PPO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Molina Healthcare
Three Rivers Provider Network
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Chung

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Chung treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Chung treats other conditions, please contact the office at (877) 998-7546.

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer specialists diagnose and treat the presence of malignant cells in breast tissue that may spread to other parts of the body.Compare with other Breast Cancer specialists.

Dr. Chung typically treats 88% more often than similar doctors

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Breast Cancer
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Gynecologic Oncology

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers of the female reproductive system, including ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, and cervical cancer, through chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, or targeted cancer therapy.Compare with other Gynecologic Oncology specialists.

Dr. Chung typically treats 68% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Gynecologic Cancer
Cervical Cancer
Uterine Cancer
Ovarian Cancer
Normal Frequency
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Very High Frequency
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Pancreatic Oncology

Pancreatic oncology focuses on the management and treatment of pancreatic cancer through chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, and targeted cancer therapy.Compare with other Pancreatic Oncology specialists.

Dr. Chung typically treats 41% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

Treatments
Pancreatic Cancer
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Very High Frequency
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Dr. Chung's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Advanced Chemotherapy
  • All Lymphoma
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Myeloma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Psoriasis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease

Dr. Chung's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chung

4.4

Based on 8 ratings

5 Stars
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(6)
4 Stars
12.5%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
12.5%
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Dr. Chung is brilliant, top in manners, explanation and knowledge and he listens a 5 star plus rating
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Marie Liuzzi – Aug 28, 2019
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He listens and is very caring. Highly recommended Dr Chung.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

City of Hope is a new model of cancer treatment center. Medical research and clinical care are integrated, speeding the application of scientific discoveries...Read more

Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Breast Oncology
  • Dermatologic Oncology
  • Gastrointestinal Oncology
  • Oncology
  • Pediatric Hematology & Oncology
  • Thoracic Oncology
  • Urologic Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Education

UCLA Olive View Program/Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
Roger Williams Medical Center, Boston University
Residency Hospital
2004
Roger Williams Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2003
Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Cantonese

Awards

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Locations

City of Hope

City of Hope209 Fair Oaks Ave South Pasadena, CA 91030
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Huntington Memorial Hospital

Pasadena, CA

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)
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