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Przemyslaw W. Twardowski, M.D. Providence Medical Group

Languages: English
Specialties:
Professional Statement
Przemyslaw Twardowski M.D., has been selected as one of American’s Top Doctors multiple times and with patients leaving reviews like this it comes as no surprise: “Dr. T is an awesome doctor! He has been my doctor for the past 4 almost 5 years now. He is very thorough and has a great bedside manner, very compassionate. ” Currently he is a Professor of Medical Oncology and practicing oncologist at the Department of Genitourinary Oncology at the John Wayne Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health. Both of Dr. Twardowski‘s parents and his grandfather were physicians so there was an element of family tradition involved in his choice to pursue medicine. His father is most responsible for instilling great interest and excitement in his pursuit of excellence in science and medicine. What gives Dr. Twardowski the greatest satisfaction in his practice is seeing his sick patients get better and enjoy their lives again. He has vast experience in the management of genitourinary malignancies including prostate, bladder, kidney and testicular cancers. Over the last twenty years he was a principal investigator and contributor to multiple clinical trials that expanded treatment options for patients with cancers of the genitourinary tract. Dr. Twardowski is a board certified medical oncologist and is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. He has practiced medicine in the state of California for over twenty years. His medical philosophy is to provide passionate, state-of-the-art cancer treatment always considering each patient’s unique circumstances and values.
Education
Institution
Type
University Of Missouri-Columbia School Of Medicine, Columbia, MO
Medical School
Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL
Internship
Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL
Residency
Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL
Fellowship
Professional Associations
In addition to his state-of-the-art cancer care, he is a professor of medical oncology and has years of experience in oncology and therapeutics research. He has been awarded multiple grants and received numerous awards both as a student and then as an oncologist and researcher. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri and was Chief Resident in the Department of Internal Medicine at Northwestern University where he did his internship, residency and fellowship. He then spent nineteen years at City of Hope National Medical Center. He started as a staff physician, progressed to Clinical Professor of Medical Oncology and is now bringing his expertise to Providence Saint John’s Health Center.
Personal Interests
When not at the office you can find Dr. Twardowski enjoying a wide array of hobbies. Flying a single engine plane, swimming, playing the piano and just being at home are his favorite pastimes.
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
 
Department of Urology & Urologic Oncology
2121 Santa Monica Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 582-7140
Affiliated Facilities
Providence Saint John's Health Center