Dr. John Shen is a medical oncologist who practices in Westwood, Santa Monica and Encino. He is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology, and he specializes in the care of older adults with advanced cancers. His research interests include genitourinary malignancies, such as cancers of the prostate, kidney, and bladder, as well as improving access to clinical trials for older adults.
Dr. Shen received his medical degree from the University of California, Irvine. He then completed his internal medicine residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and his combined fellowship in hematology/oncology and geriatric medicine at UCLA, where he served as chief fellow. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Stanford University, with honors in cancer biology.
Dr. Shen is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the International Society of Geriatric Oncology.