Jose A. Carrillo, MD
About Dr. Carrillo
José Carrillo, M.D., is a board-certified neurologist and neuro-oncologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of primary and secondary brain tumors, including glioblastoma multiforme, primary CNS lymphoma, meningioma, and brain metastases, as well as the neurologic complications of cancer.
Dr. Carrillo is involved in the enrollment of patients into several clinical trials. Dedicated to advancing medicine, Dr. Carrillo is a strong proponent of leading-edge research in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of all types of CNS tumors, including metastatic brain and spine tumors, primary malignant brain and spinal cord tumors, primary benign or low‐grade brain or spine tumors, and skull base and pituitary tumors. His particular research interests involve neuroimaging brain tumor features and molecular markers pertaining to treatment and survival. Other areas of interest include glioblastoma, leptomeningeal metastases, metastatic brain cancers, immunotherapy and paraneoplastic syndromes.
Dr. Carrillo is an Associate Professor of Neurology at the John Wayne Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center and has been recognized by Coast magazine as a “Physician of Excellence,” and by L.A. Magazine as a “Southern California Super Doctor.”
Dr. Carrillo completed his medical degree at Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, NH. He did his residency in Neurology at Harbor-UCLA in Torrance, CA and fellowship in Neuro-Oncology at UCLA.
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- American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology - Neurology
- Medical Education - Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH (Medicine)
- Internship - St. Joseph Hospital and Medical Center (Internal Medicine - Preliminary Year)
- Residency - Harbor-UCLA, Dept of Neurology (Neurology Residency)
- Fellowship - UCLA Neuro-Oncology Program (Neuro-Oncology Fellowship)
- Hoag Physician Partners
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