Richy Agajanian, MD

A highly dedicated and compassionate doctor, Dr. Agajanian is triple board-certified by the American Board of Medical Oncology, the American Board of Hematology and the American Board of Internal Medicine. Fellowship-trained in Hematology and Oncology at UCLA-Olive View Medical Center/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Dr. Agajanian earned his medical degree from the University of California-Irvine College of Medicine and completed his Internal Medicine residency at UCLA.

Prior to this, he graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Physiology and Neuroscience from the University of California-San Diego, where he received top honors in his department. Dr. Agajanian has received numerous awards during his educational and professional careers, including induction into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. He has also researched and published several articles in medical journals on the topic of Hematology and Oncology including treatment of Burkitt Lymphoma, development of a scoring system for myelodysplastic syndromes, and the study of acute chest syndrome.

Dr. Agajanian has access to the latest research, technology and treatment options, including clinical trials for eligible patients. He also maintains strong professional relationships with other physicians who specialize in treatment management and support services. He strives continuously to educate patients and their families regarding cancer awareness and prevention.

Professional Memberships:

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
  • Medical Oncology Association of Southern California
  • Society of General Internal Medicine
  • American Medical Association
  • Armenian American Medical Association                 
  • Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity

This physician is a member of MemorialCare Physician Society which drives clinical outcomes and performance for MemorialCare Health System.

Specialties

  • Oncology - Medical
  • Oncology & Hematology
  • Internal Medicine

Types of Care

Education

Type:
Medical Education
Institution:
UC Irvine School of Medicine
Date Completed:
June 1 1998
Type:
Residency
Institution:
UC Los Angeles Medical Center
Type:
Fellowship
Institution:
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

MemorialCare Hospital Affiliations