Get to know Immunologist and Hematologist-Oncologist, Dr. John M. Timmerman, MD, who serves patients in Santa Monica, California.
(ProNewsReport Editorial):- New York City, New York Sep 27, 2021 (Issuewire.com) – Dr. Timmerman is a board certified hematologist-oncologist currently practicing at Santa Monica Cancer Care at UCLA Health in Santa Monica, California. Academically, he maintains a position as Associate Professor of Medicine in the UCLA Lymphoma Program, which is part of the Division of Hematology & Oncology in the Department of Medicine at UCLA. Dr. Timmerman is also a member of the Tumor Immunology Program within the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and the UCLA Molecular Biology Institute.
Dr. Timmerman earned his Medicaid degree in 1991 at the prestigious Boston University School of Medicine in Boston, MAssachusetts. He then served his internship (1991-1992) and internal medicine residency (1992-1994) at the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine in San Francisco, California. In 1998, he completed his fellowship in hematology-oncology at Stanford University School of Medicine in Stanford, California. Prior to medical school, Dr. Timmerman received his undergraduate degrees in biochemistry and physiology from the University of California, Berkeley, and his Master’s degree from Boston University.
Following his training, Dr. Timmerman attained board certification in internal medicine, medical oncology, and hematology through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The American Board of Internal Medicine is a 501 nonprofit, self-appointed physician-evaluation organization that certifies physicians practicing internal medicine and its subspecialties. The American Board of Internal Medicine is not a membership society, educational institution, or licensing body.
Hematology is the branch of medicine concerned with the study of the cause, prognosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases related to blood. It involves treating diseases that affect the production of blood and its components, such as blood cells, hemoglobin, blood proteins, bone marrow, platelets, blood vessels, spleen, and the mechanism of coagulation. Such diseases might include hemophilia, blood clots (thrombus), other bleeding disorders, and blood cancers such as leukemia, multiple myeloma, and lymphoma.
Oncology is the study of cancer. The field of oncology has three major areas: medical, surgical, and radiation. A medical oncologist treats cancer using chemotherapy or other medications, such as targeted therapy or immunotherapy. A surgical oncologist removes the tumor and nearby tissue during surgery. A radiation oncologist treats cancer using radiation therapy.
Licensed to practice in California, Dr. Timmerman maintains hospital privileges at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Los Angeles, California, and UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center in Santa Monica, California. Included in Southern California Super Doctors® (2010-2012), he is actively involved in research with a special interest in the treatment of non-Hodgkin and Hodgkin lymphomas, tumor immunology, and immunotherapy of lymphomas.
Learn more about Dr. John M. Timmerman:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/1273109-John-Timmerman-Hematologist-Oncologist, or through UCLA Health Santa Monica Cancer Care, https://www.uclahealth.org/providers/john-timmerman
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