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Joseph Chao, MD

Associate Professor, City of Hope

Joseph Chao, M.D. is a medical oncologist currently leading clinical trial efforts to develop novel therapies for gastroesophageal cancers and is also conducting translational research to better understand intratumoral heterogeneity in this disease. His research was recognized by the NIH Paul Calabresi Career Development Award in Clinical Oncology for ongoing projects in immunotherapeutics and the development of novel gastric cancer biomarkers. Dr. Chao’s expertise has helped shape national treatment guidelines where he serves on the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) panels for Gastric and Esophageal Cancers and is the current academic co-chair for Elsevier/Via Oncology Pathways in gastroesophageal malignancies.