Laurie Frakes, M.D.

Dr. Laurie Frakes | cCARE


General Oncology

Breast Cancer


Education: University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Residency: University of Calgary, Internal Medicine

Fellowship: Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, La Jolla, California, Hematology/Oncology


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About Dr. Laurie Frakes

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.

Dr Frakes has a strong interest in research and is an active participant in clinical trials available through UCLA, as well as Scripps and biotech industry sponsored trials.

Dr. Frakes’ practice focuses on breast cancer but also includes general oncology. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Dave, and her two young daughters.


"Cancer is the worst thing that’s ever happened to me, but I am so glad Dr. Frakes was my doctor. At cCARE, I always felt like I had their full attention. They are so competent, and they will go the extra mile for you. I see now after working with other cancer patients that not everyone out there gets the same level of care that I received."

– Susan, patient

How Dr. Frakes helped Susan beat breast cancer

"The staff is incredible. I have been going to Dr. Frakes for 12 years and would never go anywhere else."

– Ruth Greer, patient