Edward B. Garon, MD, MS

Edward B. Garon, MD, MS

Thoracic Medical Oncology
Average rating: 4.9
(103 ratings)  
Accepting new patients
Primary Location
Santa Monica Cancer Care
2020 Santa Monica Boulevard
Suite 600
Santa Monica, California 90404


Dr. Garon received his MD degree from the Washington University School of Medicine in 1999, and his internal medicine training at the University of Chicago. He trained in Medical Oncology at UCLA, and joined the UCLA faculty in 2006. He also received a Masters' Degree in clinical investigation at UCLA. In 2008, he was appointed as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology and in 2014 he was promoted to Associate Professor of Medicine and he is now Professor of Medicine. Dr. Garon has been awarded the Diana Gordon Jonnson Award for Clinical Excellence in 2015. In addition to his clinical work, he also has an extensive focus in clinical and translational research. He has led studies that have led to FDA approvals of multiple drugs and companion diagnostic tests. He has received multiple foundations grants in addition to peer reviewed grants from governmental agencies, including NIH.




Medical Board Certification

Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2006


Hematology/Oncology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2006


Internal Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals, 2002


Internal Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals, 2000


MD, Washington University School of Medicine, 1999


Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Areas of Focus

Adenocarcinoma of lung
Squamous cancer of the lung
Small cell lung cancer
Non small cell lung cancer
Lung cancer
Egfr mutation


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Dr. Edward Garon is interested in the testing and development of targeted therapies and immunotherapies in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer.


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