cCARE Doctors

San Diego Doctors


  • Dr. Banerjee | cCARE

    Pushpendu Banerjee, M.D.

    Medical Oncology

    Dr. Banerjee completed an internal medicine internship and residency at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in 1997. He continued there as assistant professor in internal medicine winning awards for teaching excellence and contributing to medical informatics research.
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  • Dr. Alberto Bessudo, cCARE oncologist

    Alberto Bessudo, M.D.

    Medical Oncology

    Dr. Bessudo trained in oncology and hematology at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. After graduation in 1995, he was appointed to the faculty at UCSD Cancer Center as an assistant professor, where he was active in teaching and clinical and molecular immunology research. Dr. Bessudo specializes in lymphoma and myeloma with an emphasis in clinical research.
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  • Dr. Doraiswamy

    Achala Doraiswamy, M.D.

    Medical Oncology

    Dr. Achala Doraiswamy completed her residency in internal medicine at the University of Texas, Houston. From there, Dr. Doraiswamy completed a hematology and oncology fellowship at Scripps Clinical and Scripps Green Hospital in La Jolla, California.
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  • Dr. Eisenberg

    Steven G. Eisenberg, D.O.

    Medical Oncology

    Dr. Eisenberg received his B.A. in general arts and sciences at Pennsylvania State University. He attended medical school at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He was honored with the Dean Arthur M. and Belle B. Flack Memorial Award for the student most proficient in internal medicine.
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  • Edna I. Flores, M.D. Medical Oncology | cCARE, San Diego

    Edna I. Flores, M.D.

    Medical Oncology

    A board-certified medical oncologist and internist, Dr. Flores earned her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Medicine, and completed her internal medicine residency at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. She received her fellowship training in hematology/oncology at Scripps Green Hospital.
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  • Dr. Laurie Frakes | cCARE

    Laurie Frakes, M.D.

    Medical Oncology

    Dr. Laurie Frakes completed her B.S. in biochemistry at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, and received a master's degree in immunology from the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada. She then completed medical school and a residency in internal medicine at the University of Calgary, followed by a fellowship in hematology/oncology at the Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation in La Jolla, California.
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  • David J. Hoopes, M.D. Radiation Oncology | cCARE, San Diego

    David J. Hoopes, M.D.

    Radiation Oncology

    Dr. Hoopes completed a radiation oncology residency at Indiana University School of Medicine and was selected to serve as chief resident. He earned his medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland, and received his B.A. at Brigham Young University.
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  • Dr. Michael Kosmo | cCARE

    Michael A. Kosmo, M.D.

    Medical Oncology

    Dr. Kosmo became triple board-certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. After completing his training in 1986, he continued as a staff physician and clinical instructor for the medicine residency and hematology and oncology fellowship training programs until 1991. He was also an associate clinical professor in medicine for the UCSD Medical School clinical teaching program.
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  • Joel M. Lamon, M.D., F.A.C.P. Medical Oncology | cCARE, San Diego

    Joel M. Lamon, M.D., F.A.C.P.

    Medical Oncology

    Dr. Lamon is a board-certified medical oncologist and hematologist in San Diego, CA. He received his medical degree from the University of Southern California and completed fellowships at the National Cancer Institute and Scripps Clinic.
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  • Edward F. McClay, M.D. - Medical Oncology | cCARE, San Diego

    Edward F. McClay, M.D.

    Medical Oncology

    Dr. McClay earned his B.A and M.D. degrees from Temple University in Philadelphia. He went on to complete his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in medical oncology at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, and subsequently worked as an assistant clinical professor, as well as a staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force before joining cCARE. Dr. McClay specializes in melanoma treatment, brain tumors and clinical research.
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  • Dr. James Sinclair, M.D. | cCARE

    James Sinclair, M.D.

    Medical Oncology

    Dr. Sinclair was raised in Wisconsin where he completed his undergraduate and medical school training at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His mentor at Madison, Dr. Robert Schilling, suggested he do his post M.D. training at UCSD with Dr. Helen Rainey and Dr. Mark Green, who continued to mentor him in the field of hematology and medical oncology. Dr. Sinclair began his private practice in 1987 and has spent the last several years fully engaged in the practice of hematology and medical oncology.
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  • Chris A. Straka, M.D. | cCARE | San Diego

    Chris A. Straka, M.D.

    Radiation Oncology

    Dr. Chris A. Straka graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 2015. He completed his radiation oncology residency at University of California San Diego (UCSD), where he served as the chief resident and is currently an assistant professor.
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  • Jessica Sullivan, D.O

    Medical Oncology

    Dr. Sullivan earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Florida and earned her medical degree from Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She then completed a residency in internal medicine and a hematology and oncology fellowship at the University of Florida, Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Florida.
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  • Kevin Yoo, M.D. | California Cancer Associates for Research & Excellence | photo of Dr. Yoo

    Kevin Yoo, M.D.

    Neurological Surgery

    Dr. Yoo received his M.D. from Emory School of Medicine followed by two years of research at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He completed his first year of residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Illinois before completing his neurosurgical training at University of California, San Diego.
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Fresno Doctors


  • Dr. Casandra Anderson M.D. | cCARE

    Casandra Anderson, M.D.

    Breast Surgeon/Surgical Oncology

    Dr. Anderson graduated summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota in 1995. She graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School in 2000 and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Medical Society.
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  • Dr. Subramanyeswara R. Arekapudi M.D. | cCARE

    Subramanyeswara R. Arekapudi M.D, M.P.H, F.A.C.P.

    Medical Oncology/Hematology

    Dr. Subramanyeswara R. Arekapudi is triple board-certified in hematology, medical oncology and internal medicine. He completed medical school at Kakatiya Medical College in India.
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  • Amardeep Singh Aulakh, D.O. | cCARE

    Amardeep Singh Aulakh, D.O.

    Medical Oncology/Hematology

    Dr. Aulakh is double board certified in medical oncology and internal medicine. He completed his residency at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center and earned fellowships in blood banking and transfusion medicine at the University of California, Davis.
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  • Dr. Sukhjeet Batth | Radiation Oncologist for cCARE | Fresno

    Sukhjeet S. Batth, M.D., M.S., DABR 

    Radiation Oncology

    Dr. Batth completed his residency at the University of Southern California and LA County Medical Center. He earned his medical degree from the University of California, Davis and his bachelor's and master's degrees from Stanford University.
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  • Dr. Chang-Halpenny | cCARE

    Christine Chang-Halpenny, M.D., DABR

    Radiation Oncology

    Dr. Chang-Halpenny completed a radiation oncology residency at Kaiser Permanente in Southern California. Her internship was at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. She earned both her medical as well as undergraduate degrees from Stanford University.
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  • Dexter T. Estrada, M.D. | cCARE

    Dexter T. Estrada, M.D.

    Medical Oncology/Hematology

    Dr. Estrada is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and medical oncology. He completed his residency training in internal medicine, as well as his fellowship training in hematology and medical oncology at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. Before joining cCARE, he participated in the training of medical residents, and was the chief of Hematology and Medical Oncology at the Fresno VA Medical Center.
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  • Dr. Gupta

    Sachin Gupta, M.D.

    Medical Oncology/Hematology

    Dr. Gupta is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and medical oncology. He completed his residency training in internal medicine at Michigan State University, and finished a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at Wayne State University in Detroit. Prior to joining cCARE, he was an assistant clinical professor at the UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program.
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  • Dr. Leonard Hackett | Medical Oncologist | cCARE, CA

    Leonard T. Hackett, M.D.

    Medical Oncology/Hematology

    Dr. Hackett is board certified in hematology and medical oncology. He attended McMaster University in Ontario, Canada, where he earned his Bachelor of Science and medical degree. He then completed his internship in internal medicine and residencies in hematology and oncology at McMaster University.
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  • Steven Hager, D.O. | cCARE

    Steven Hager, D.O.

    Medical Oncology/Hematology

    Board certified in internal medicine, medical oncology and hematology, Dr. Hager completed his residency training in internal medicine at National Naval Medical Center in Maryland and his fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at the Naval Hospital in San Diego.
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  • A. Mustajeeb Haseeb, M.D. | cCARE

    A. Mustajeeb Haseeb, M.D.

    Medical Oncology/Hematology

    Board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology, Dr. Haseeb completed his residency in internal medicine at St. John's Mercy Medical Center and his fellowship in hematology and oncology at Saint Louis University.
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  • William J. Jawien, M.D. | cCARE

    William J. Jawien, M.D.

    Medical Oncology/Hematology

    Board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology, Dr. Jawien completed his residency training in internal medicine at the Naval Hospital Oakland and his fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at the National Naval Medical Center in Maryland.
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  • Robert H. Lemon, M.D. Medical Oncology at cCARE

    Robert H. Lemon, M.D.

    Medical Oncology/Hematology

    Dr. Lemon obtained his Bachelor of Science in chemistry and medical degree at UC Irvine. After graduation, he went on to intern and complete his residency at Loma Linda University Hospital in Redlands, California. He stayed with Loma Linda serving one year as a chief resident at Riverside County Hospital, after which he began his fellowship in hematology and oncology at the Scripps Clinic in La Jolla. 
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  • Jedidiah Monson, M.D. | cCARE

    Jedidiah Monson, M.D., DABR

    Radiation Oncology

    Board certified in radiation oncology, Dr. Monson completed his residency at the Joint Center for Radiation Therapy at Harvard Medical School. While in residency, he earned a master’s degree in public health with an emphasis on clinical outcomes. He is a graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine.
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  • Rabia Parveez, M.D. | cCARE

    Rabia Parveez, M.D.

    Medical Oncology/Hematology

    Board certified in medical oncology, Dr. Parveez completed her residency training in internal medicine as well as her fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. Dr. Parveez worked in a hospital practice in Dekalb, Illinois, before joining the staff of cCARE in 2000.
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  • Joseph M. Pascuzzo, D.O. | cCARE

    Joseph M. Pascuzzo, D.O.

    Medical Oncology/Hematology

    Dr. Pascuzzo is board certified in internal medicine, medical oncology and hematology. He completed his residency training at Allentown Hospital Association in Pennsylvania, and hematology/oncology training at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center.
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  • Dr. Rao

    Ravi D. Rao, M.D.

    Medical Oncology/Hematology

    Dr. Rao attended the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India, where he completed his internship. He attended the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin, completing his residency in 2000. He completed a fellowship, became an attending physician and an assistant professor of oncology at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester.
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Other Providers


Dr. Gopi Solaiappan | cCARE

Gopi Solaiappan, Ph.D., DABR

Physicist

Dr. Solaiappan completed his Ph.D. in 2009 at Anna University in India. He is certified in therapeutic radiological physics and medical radiological safety, and has been a medical physicist and RSO for cCARE's department of radiation oncology in Fresno since 2008. Dr. Solaiappan also serves as an adjunct assistant professor for the department of physics at Fresno State University.