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Ashkan Lashkari, MD, is a physician at Wellness Oncology and Hematology. Dr. Lashkari offers personalized oncology and hematology care to patients at the practice’s offices in West Hills and Tarzana, California.
Born and raised in Santa Monica, California, by parents who were both dedicated educators, Dr. Lashkari knew at a young age that he wanted a career that would allow him to help others. He stayed close to home for his education, earning bachelor’s degrees in art history and molecular biology from the University of California at Los Angeles, and then remained at UCLA to complete his Doctor of Medicine degree.
During medical school, Dr. Lashkari developed a keen interest in cancer care, inspired by the discoveries of new treatments and the possibility of helping people with challenging conditions.
After an internal medicine residency at UCLA, Dr. Lashkari completed a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center in Duarte, California. He focused his time on learning how to design clinical trials and researching familial cancer syndromes. His vast experience allows him to provide high-quality, compassionate care to his patients.