Skip to page body Patient Care Survivorship Research Cancer Types News Giving Community Partners Clinical Trials
UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
Take the Jonsson Cancer Center Site Survey

JCCC Member Directory

Arash Naeim, M.D., Ph.D.
Arash Naeim, M.D., Ph.D.


Cancer/Medical Oncology

General Information:



Associate Professor in Residence, Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Director, JCCC Informatics Shared Resource
Member, JCCC Patients and Survivors Program Area

Hospital Affiliation(s):

UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center


Hematology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1998 - 2002
Geriatric Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 1997-1998
Internal Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 1996 - 1997
Medical Degree:
M.D., UCLA School of Medicine, 1995
Ph.D., RAND Graduate School, 2002


Board Certification(s):
Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2004
Geriatric Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2000
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1998

Contact Information:

(310) 206-6979
(310) 794-1663 Geriatric Oncology information and referral

Scientific Interest(s):

Dr. Arash Naeim is trained in health services research with an emphasis in cost-effectiveness and decision-making in older cancer patients, and his research focuses on aging and cancer. In recent years, Naeim also has been involved in developing informatics in hematology/oncology. He has an interest in how electronic databases and medical records can be used in outcomes research, patient/physician education and healthcare interventions.

Selected Cancer-Related Publications:

Naeim A, Wong FL, Pal SK, Hurria A. Oncologists' recommendations for adjuvant therapy in hormone receptor-positive breast cancer patients of varying age and health status. Clin Breast Cancer. 2010 Apr;10(2):136-43.

Hurria A, Wong FL, Pal S, Chung CT, Bhatia S, Mortimer J, Somlo G, Hurvitz S, Villaluna D, Naeim A. Perspectives and attitudes on the use of adjuvant chemotherapy and trastuzumab in older adults with HER-2+ breast cancer: a survey of oncologists. Oncologist. 2009 Sep;14(9):883-90. Epub 2009 Sep 2

Naeim A, Keeler E, Bassett LW, Parikh J, Bastani R, Reuben DB. Cost-effectiveness of increasing access to mammography through mobile mammography for older women. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009 Feb;57(2):285-90. Epub 2008 Dec 11

Naeim A, Sawhney R, MacLean CH, Sanati H. Quality indicators for the care of breast cancer in vulnerable elders. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007 Oct;55 Suppl 2:S258-69.

Naeim A, Hurria A, Leake B, Maly RC. Do age and ethnicity predict breast cancer treatment received? A cross-sectional urban population based study. Breast cancer treatment: age and ethnicity. Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2006 Sep;59(3):234-42. Epub 2006 Jul 10