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Jennifer Linehan, M.D.

Name: Jennifer Linehan, M.D.

Associate Professor of Urology
City of Hope National Medical Center


Bladder Cancer

Biography: Dr. Linehan is a clinical assistant professor in the Division of Urology and Urologic Oncology at City of Hope. She works primarily at the City of Hope Antelope Valley multispecialty clinic in Lancaster, Calif., but also sees patients at other City of Hope locations. Her expertise and interests are minimally invasive approaches to urologic oncology and reconstructive urology, with a particular emphasis on robot assisted procedures. She also practices general urology, including both male and female voiding dysfunction and treatment for kidney stones. Dr. Linehan completed her medical degree at the College of Medicine at the University of Arizona. She subsequently completed a general surgery internship and urology residency at the University of Arizona, where she received the George M. Drach Award for the most compassionate urologic resident. She joined City of Hope in 2010, first as a fellow in urologic oncology and robotic surgery, followed by a staff appointment in the City of Hope Medical Group. She has received multiple research awards for her contributions in kidney cancer research and has published articles in a variety of medical journals. A highly experienced robotic and laparoscopic surgeon who has also performed thousands of endoscopic procedures, Dr. Linehan is committed to helping patients by focusing on patient care, comfort and education. She is dedicated to comprehensive cancer care working with a full multidisciplinary team, including medical and radiation oncologists. Since her arrival at City of Hope, Dr. Linehan has been involved in prostate cancer research. She has worked closely with Steven Smith, Ph.D., at Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope on identifying biomarkers for prostate cancer. She has presented multiple abstracts and research at conferences across the country and continues to dedicate time to both basic science and clinical research. Dr. Linehan is certified by the American Board of Urology and is a member of the Society of Urologic Oncology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Urologic Society, the Society of Women in Urology and the Western Section Urologic Association. She has a lifelong love of animals, particularly rescue dogs, and is fluent Spanish.
State: CA