Thierry M. Jahan


Lung cancer specialist
World traveler and avid ice hockey player

About me

Dr. Thierry M. Jahan specializes in treating lung cancer, mesothelioma, sarcomas and endocrine tumors, with particular expertise in the use of multiple treatments. In addition to caring for patients, Jahan is involved in studying new treatments for malignancies related to the chest. His research focuses on treatments to manage lung cancer and malignant mesothelioma, a type of cancer that occurs in certain linings of the body.

Jahan earned a medical degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences. He completed a residency and fellowship in internal medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and then completed a fellowship in hematology and oncology at UCSF. He joined the UCSF faculty in 1994.

Jahan has received an outstanding teacher award from the UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion. He is a member of numerous professional societies, including the American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer and Association of Northern California Oncologists.

  • Education

    George Washington University, 1987

  • Residencies

    Cedars-Sinai Los Angeles, Internal Medicine, 1990

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Hematology/Oncology, 1994

  • Languages




Thoracic Surgery and Oncology Clinic

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

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

My reviews


Overall Experience
178 Reviews
We liked Dr. Jahan the moment he walked into the room. He is personable caring and exactly what we needed with the devastating diagnosis we had received. He gave hope and compassion. He spent time listening and answering all of our questions. I wish there were more Doctor's like him. He is down to earth and easy to talk to.
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
178 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
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Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
176 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
178 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
177 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
177 Reviews