Dr. Joanne Mortimer MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Joanne Mortimer is a medical oncologist in Duarte, California and is affiliated with City of Hope's Helford Clinical Research Hospital. She received her medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and has been in practice for 37 years. Dr. Mortimer accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 18 doctors at City of Hope's Helford Clinical Research Hospital who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: Breast Cancer

Hospital Affiliation

City of Hope's Helford Clinical Research Hospital
Ranked #15 in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1977–1980

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Fellowship, Hematology, 1980–1982

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Class of 1977

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 34 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 31 years in Medical Oncology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

The effect of aromatase inhibition on the cognitive function of older patients with breast cancer.
Hurria, A.,Patel, S. K.,Mortimer, J.,Luu, T.,Somlo, G.,Katheria, V.,Ramani, R.,Hansen, K.,Feng, T.,Chuang, C.,Geist, C. L.,Silverman, D. H.

Functional Imaging of Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer Using 64Cu-DOTA-Trastuzumab PET.
Mortimer, J. E.,Bading, J. R.,Colcher, D. M.,Conti, P. S.,Frankel, P. H.,Carroll, M. I.,Tong, S.,Poku, E.,Miles, J. K.,Shively, J. E.,Raubitschek, A. A.

Barriers to treatment in patients with locally advanced breast cancer.
Bourdeanu, L.,Luu, T.,Baker, N.,Swain-Cabriales, S.,Chung, C. T.,Mortimer, J.,Hurria, A.,Helton, S.,Smith, D.,Ferrell, B.,Juarez, G.,Somlo, G.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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