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Karen G. M. Sokolov, MD

Accepting New Patients
181 South Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91505
2273.9 miles away
Medical Groups & Affiliations
Providence Affiliated Physicians, Los Angeles County
Speaks: English
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City of Hope Medical Foundation

181 South Buena Vista Street, Burbank, CA 91505

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About Karen G. M. Sokolov

Patients rave about the care they've received from Karen Sokolov, M.D., a board-certified radiation oncologist. She joins City of Hope after serving the community of Torrance, California, for the past decade.

A perpetual honors student, Dr. Sokolov received a B.S. in chemistry from UCLA and was named Bruin of The Year. She then earned her medical degree at UC San Francisco (UCSF). She completed her internship at Saint Mary Hospital in Long Beach, California before returning to UCLA for residency in radiation oncology where she rose to the level of Chief Resident.

Dr. Sokolov is experienced in a wide variety of precision radiation systems and equipment, including Stereotactic Brain and Body Radiation (SRS and SBRT), Deep Inspiration Breath Hold technique for breast treatment, Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT), and 4D Radiotherapy.

Dr. Sokolov has published a diverse series of papers aimed at improving the effectiveness of various radiation systems.

Medical School

UCSF School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA
2005

Internship

Saint Mary Medical Center, Long Beach, CA
2006

Residency

LAC - USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
2009

Residency

LAC - USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
2010

Fellowship

UCSF Department of Radiation Oncology, San Francisco, CA
2011

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Radiology, Radiation Oncology
City of Hope Medical Foundation
181 South Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91505

Roy & Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center
181 South Buena Vista Street, Floor 1
Burbank, CA 91505

Medical Groups & Affiliations
Providence Affiliated Physicians, Los Angeles County

Affiliated Locations
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance
Providence Saint John's Health Center
Providence Little Company of Mary Torrance Cancer Services
Providence Little Company of Mary San Pedro Cancer Services

Clinical Interests

  • Balloon Breast Brachytherapy
  • Brachytherapy
  • Chemoradiation
  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • External Beam Radiation Therapy
  • High Dose Rate Brachytherapy
  • Image Guided Radiation Therapy
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy
  • Low Dose Rate Brachytherapy
  • Mammosite
  • Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Proton Beam Therapy
  • Radiation Injury
  • Radioembolization
  • Reirradiation For Recurrent Head And Neck Cancers
  • Short Course Radiation
  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy
  • Stereotactic Cranial Radiation
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Three Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy
  • Tomotherapy
  • Total Body Irradiation
  • Unsealed Source Radiation Therapy