Ross Okimoto

MD

Medical oncologist

Dr. Ross Okimoto is a medical oncologist who specializes in caring for adult patients with soft tissue and bone sarcomas (a type of malignant tumor). He works with a team of surgeons, radiation oncologists and pathologists to provide the best possible outcomes for his patients.

A physician-scientist, Okimoto conducts research in addition to providing care. The overarching goal of his laboratory-based investigations is to improve outcomes for cancer patients. His current research focuses on understanding the molecular mechanisms that promote tumor cell metastasis (the spread of cancer to other parts of the body).

Okimoto attended Creighton University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Tufts Medical Center and a fellowship in medical oncology at UCSF.

  • Education

    Creighton University School of Medicine, 2009

  • Residencies

    Tufts Medical Center, Internal Medicine , 2012

  • Fellowships

    UCSF Medical Center, Medical Oncology , 2014

  • Board Certifications

    Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinics I work with

Thoracic Surgery and Oncology Clinic

See both of our San Francisco locations.

My reviews

4.9

Overall Experience
43 Ratings
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
43 Ratings
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
43 Ratings
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
42 Ratings
Knew the important information about your medical history
43 Ratings
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
43 Ratings
The provider spent enough time with me
43 Ratings

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