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John Barstis, M.D.
John Barstis, M.D.


Cancer/Medical Oncology

General Information:



Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Physician, UCLA Hematology and Oncology, Santa Monica and Santa Clarita
Member, JCCC Community

Hospital Affiliation(s):

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center


Medicine, Hematology/Oncology, West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1979 - 1981
Internal Medicine, SUNY Health Science Center at Buffalo, 1977 - 1979
Internal Medicine, SUNY Health Science Center at Buffalo, 1976 - 1977
Medical Degree:
M.D., SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomed Sciences, 1976

Contact Information:

(888) 662-8252 [(888) ONC-UCLA] Information and patient appointments
(661) 255-5350 Information (Hematology and Oncology Santa Clarita)
(310) 829-5471 Information (Hematology and Oncology Santa Monica)

Practice Information:

Clinical Interest(s):
General Hematology
General Oncology

Scientific Interest(s):

Dr. John Barstis’ past research examined lung cancer and lymphoid malignancies. He currently researches breast cancer, including hormone therapy. His research seeks to help patients achieve the best quality of life throughout the cancer experience.

Selected Cancer-Related Publications:

Isacoff WH, Bendetti JK, Barstis JJ, Jazieh AR, Macdonald JS, Philip PA. Phase II trial of infusional fluorouracil, leucovorin, mitomycin, and dipyridamole in locally advanced unresectable pancreatic adenocarcinoma: SWOG S9700. J Clin Oncol. 2007 May; 25(13):1665-9.

Florentine BD, Staymates B, Rabadi M, Barstis J, Black A. The reliability of fine-needle aspiration biopsy as the initial diagnostic procedure for palpable masses: a 4-year experience of 730 patients from a community hospital-based outpatient aspiration biopsy clinic. Cancer. 2006 Jul; 107(2):406-16.

Florentine BD, Staymates B, Rabadi M, Sarda N, Barstis J, Black A. Cost savings associated with the use of fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) for the diagnosis of palpable masses in a community hospital-based FNAB clinic. Cancer. 2006 Nov; 107(9):2270-81.

Ramalingam S, Barstis J, Perry MC, La Rocca RV, Nattam SR, Rinaldi D, Clark R, Mills GM, Belani CP. Treatment of elderly non-small cell lung cancer patients with three different schedules of weekly paclitaxel in combination with carboplatin: subanalysis of a randomized trial. J Thorac Oncol. 2006 Mar;1(3):240-4.

Barstis JL, Black A. Myelopathy after radiation therapy and chemotherapy with capecitabine and gemcitabine. Cancer Invest. 2005; 23(7):596-8.