Access to Palomar Health Cancer Institute
Patients with Palomar Health Medical Group can be referred to the Palomar Health Cancer Institute, which provides personalized, high-quality cancer diagnosis, treatment and support services.
Our highly-skilled physicians and care team will tailor a treatment plan specific for your type of cancer, gender, age, culture and health history/condition. We specialize in treating all types of breast, lung, prostate and gastrointestinal tract cancers.
Options include chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, biological therapy and targeted therapy offered in one, convenient and easy to access location on the campus of Palomar Medical Center Escondido where there is always plenty of free parking.
Our growing team of physicians at Palomar Health Medical Group specialize in medical oncology, breast surgery and robotic prostate surgery. They are complimented and supplemented by a team of specialists with the Palomar Health Cancer Institute who provide seamless care where appropriate.
Hardeep Phull, MD, is the director of the medical oncology and infusion program at Palomar Health Medical Group. He has expertise in a variety of hematologic disorders and oncologic malignancies, and remains highly involved in education, mentorship, and leadership in the community. Once diagnosed with cancer, Dr. Phull will collaborate with you on your best treatment options.
If you are diagnosed with breast cancer and it is determined the best treatment option includes breast removal (either partial or total) you will be referred to Jennifer Ottino, DO, FACS, who specializes in breast surgery for Palomar Health Medical Group and the Palomar Health Cancer Institute.
Prostate Cancer Surgeon
For men diagnosed with prostate cancer, Julian Anthony, MD, is one of the few urologists in the country to perform laparoscopic formation of neobladders and other urinary diversions after bladder removal for cancer. He is also one of the leading urology surgeons in the use of robotic technology.