Ross Okimoto, MD

Medical oncologist

Dr. Ross Okimoto is a medical oncologist specializing in the care of adult patients with soft tissue and bone sarcomas. 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 clinical care. The overall goal of his laboratory-based investigations is to help improve outcomes for cancer patients. His current research work focuses on understanding the molecular mechanisms that promote tumor cell metastasis.

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


Thoracic Surgery and Oncology
1600 Divisadero St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-1705
Phone: (415) 885-3882
Fax: (415) 353-7151

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Board Certification

Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

More about Ross Okimoto


Creighton University School of Medicine 2009


Tufts Medical Center, Internal Medicine 2012


UCSF Medical Center, Medical Oncology 2014