Karen Chee


Musician and adventurer

Dr. Karen Chee is a hematologist and oncologist who provides general cancer care while also specializing in cancers of the gastrointestinal organs and hematologic benign and malignant disorders.

Chee's research focuses on developing treatments for a variety of neoplasms (abnormal growths that may be cancerous). She has authored and co-authored multiple papers on the topic.

Chee earned her medical degree at the University of California, Davis, where she also completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in hematology and oncology.

Chee is a member of the American Medical Association, California Medical Association, American College of Physicians, American Society of Hematology and American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Chee plays seven musical instruments and is an avid and intrepid traveler, despite having once been attacked by a monkey on a trip to China.

  • Education

    UC Davis School of Medicine, 2001

  • Residencies

    UC Davis, Internal Medicine, 2004

  • Fellowships

    UC Davis, Hematology and Medical Oncology, 2007

I love life and my work as a doctor, and hope my enthusiasm helps my patients when they need it most.

Clinics I work with

Cancer Center Redwood City

2900 Whipple Ave., Suite 130
Redwood City, CA 94062

Cancer Center San Mateo

218 DeAnza Blvd.
San Mateo, CA 94402

Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology Clinic

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Hematology, Blood & Marrow Transplant, and Cellular Therapy (HBC) Program

400 Parnassus Ave., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

My reviews


Overall Experience
477 Reviews
I have been going to Dr. Chee for over 10 years and she is by far the best doctor that I have ever been too. I have never had a bad experience.
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
471 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
468 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
462 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
468 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
473 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
473 Reviews