Tanya Dorff

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Areas of treatment:

Prostate Cancer
Bladder Cancer
Testis Cancer
Kidney Cancer


  • Oncology


  • Department of Medicine


  • English
  • Lithuanian
  • Spanish
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Tanya Dorff, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Practicing location:

  • USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital

About this doctor:

Following a residency at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City, Dr. Dorff came to LAC+USC Medical Center on a hematology and medical oncology fellowship. She currently teaches in the Division of Cancer Medicine and Blood Diseases at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. In addition to being a devoted clinician and researcher, Dr. Dorff has authored numerous published articles and serves as a reviewer for many journals, including Cancer and Current Cancer Drug Targets. She has lectured on the topic of prostate cancer, both in English and in Spanish, across California and has been either the principal or co-investigator on a dozen clinical trials.


Doctor of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 2000
Bachelor of Science (Biology), University of Houston, TX, 1995


Mount Sinai Hospital Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine, 2000-2003


Mount Sinai Hospital Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine, 2000-2003


LAC+USC Medical Center Chief Fellow - Medical Oncology, 2005-2006
LAC+USC Medical Center - Hematology & Medical Oncology, 2003-2005


ABIM - Medical Oncology, 2006
ABIM - Internal Medicine, 2003

Professional society memberships:

American Society of Clinical Oncology
Southwest Oncology Group
American Society of Hematology
International Society for Biologic Therapy
American College of Physicians
Medical Oncology Association of Southern California


AUA Western Section Best Poster - 3rd place, 2010
Faculty Teaching Award, 2010
Fellowship Teaching Award, 2005
AOA - Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Honors Society, 2000
AMWA Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation, 2000
ACP/ASIM James R. Klinenberg Certificate of Merit, 2000
National Merit Scholar, 1992