Shamel Sanani, MD, FACP, is board-certified in oncology. He received his medical degree from Tehran National University of Iran. He completed his internship at Sisters of Charity Hospital, New York, as well as at St. Luke's Hospital Center, New York. His residency in internal medicine was completed at Sisters of Charity Hospital and his fellowship in medical oncology was completed at the State University of New York-Buffalo Medical Center and Roswell Park Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Sanani's clinical interests include hematology and oncology. He is a member of the Southern California Academy of Clinical Oncology, the American Medical Association and the UCLA Hematology/Oncology Network. He also is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, LA (UCLA), Department of Medicine.

Dr. Sanani is committed to excellence in comprehensive health care for both men and women, in a partnership that honors patient individuality and dignity. His approach involves understanding the patient's health care needs and implementing state-of-the-art techniques and compassionate care.

Dr. Sanani is a member of the Providence Holy Cross Medical Staff providing care in oncology and Director of the Medical Oncology Department at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center.

Medical School
  • Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Iran (F/K/A Nat'l Univ of Iran)
  • St. Luke's Hospital, Chesterfield, MO
  • Sisters of Charity Hospitals of Buffalo, NY
  • English
  • Farsi


City of Hope Medical Foundation
15031 Rinaldi Street
Mission Hills, CA 91345
(818) 365-3099
(818) 837-1987


  • Hematology and Medical Oncology


Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Affiliated Health Funds PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross PPO/POS/EPO
  • Beech Street Corporation
  • Blue Shield HMO Plus POS
  • Blue Shield PPO/POS/EPO
  • Cigna PPO/POS/EPO
  • CorVel Health PPO/EPO
  • Covered CA Anthem BC HMO
  • Covered CA Anthem BC PPO/EPO
  • Covered CA Blue Shield HMO
  • Covered CA Blue Shield PPO/EPO
  • Covered CA Health Net HMO
  • Covered CA Health Net PPO
  • First Health Network PPO/EPO
  • GWH-CIGNA (Great West) PPO, POS
  • Health Net PPO/EPO/POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan
  • Medi-Cal Anthem (BC) HMO
  • Medi-Cal Health Net HMO
  • Medicare
  • Medi-Medi (Medicare-Medi-Cal)
  • Motion Picture Health/Writers Guild
  • TriCare/TriWest PPO
  • United Healthcare HMO Plan
  • United Healthcare PPO/POS/EPO
Insurance Medical Groups
  • Facey Medical Group
  • HealthCare Partners Medical Group
  • Motion Picture
  • Primary Care Associates Medical Grp