Education

Fellowship
Surgical Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 2005
Residency
General Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 2003
Internship
General Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 1996
Degree
MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1995
Degree
PhD, UCLA Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

Medical Board Certifications

Surgery
American Board of Surgery, 2004

State License

A62837
  • About Me

    About Me

    James Tomlinson, MD, PhD received his MD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1995. He was trained in General Surgery at UCLA, finishing in 2003. He also obtained his PhD degree in molecular biology at UCLA, and then completed a Surgical Oncology Fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in 2005. Dr. Tomlinson has been Chief of Surgical Oncology, at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA and Attending Surgeon in the Division of Surgical Oncology at UCLA since 2005. He has an active surgical oncology practice that is focused on pancreatic and biliary cancers.

    Dr. Tomlinson’s basic science research efforts are focused on the development and evaluation of novel targeted imaging agents against pancreas cancer. Currently, he is evaluating the potential of Anti-CA19-9 and Anti-CEA engineered antibody fragments to serve as PET-imaging agents of pancreas cancer. He also performs outcomes research which addresses clinical questions in the management of pancreas cancer.

  • Locations

    UCLA Surgical Oncology Center

    (primary location)
    Address
    200 UCLA Medical Plaza
    Suite 120
    Los Angeles, California 90095
    Phone
    310-206-6909
  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Surgery
    American Board of Surgery, 2004

    Education

    Fellowship
    Surgical Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 2005
    Residency
    General Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 2003
    Internship
    General Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 1996
    Degree
    MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1995
    Degree
    PhD, UCLA Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
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