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Dennis Holmes, MD

Medical Oncologist

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Conditions Treated Asbestosis Laryngeal Cancer Lung Cancer Ovarian Cancer Pericardial Mesothelioma Peritoneal Mesothelioma Pleural Mesothelioma Testicular Mesothelioma

  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Dennis Holmes is a medical oncologist from Santa Monica, California. He is a reputable doctor whose fame is mainly due to its successful endeavor in fighting against breast cancer. He has been in practice for more than 15 years. Dr. Holmes graduated from the Tulane University School of Medicine. He completed two residency stages at UCSF and Washington University - Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Dr. Holmes is a board-certified specialist in surgery. He is a member of the following professional organizations: the American Society of Clinical Oncology – ASCO, the American Society of Breast Surgeons – ASBS, the American College of Surgeons – ACS. Dr. Holmes received several awards during his career including the Pasadena Top Doc award in Breast Surgery, the Strong Voice Award in Breast Cancer Advocacy and County of Los Angeles Outstanding Community Service Award. He has been an active research who contributed to numerous publications and clinical trials that focused on breast tumors, radiotherapy, breast conservation surgery, the use of neoadjuvant systemic therapy in breast cancer management. Dr. Holmes has been invited to lecture at numerous international conferences. He is a breast surgeon and director of the Los Angeles Center for Women’s Health. He is also affiliated with the California Hospital Medical Center in Los Angeles, the Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles, and the Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica.

  • Education & Training


    Tulane University School of Medicine

    Medical School





    Washington University - Barnes-Jewish Hospital


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    Dignity Health California Hospital Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (213) 748-2411

    1338 S Hope St

    Los Angeles, California 90015

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    Good Samaritan Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (213) 977-2121

    1225 Wilshire Blvd

    Los Angeles, California 90017

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    Providence Saint John's Health Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (310) 829-5511

    2121 Santa Monica Boulevard

    Santa Monica, California 90404

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Dennis Holmes has contributed to 3 publications.

    Targeted Intraoperative Radiotherapy for the Management of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ of the Breast.

    Rivera, R.,Banks, A.,Casillas-Lopez, A.,Rashtian, A.,Lewinsky, B.,Sheth, P.,Hovannesian-Larsen, L.,Brousseau, D.,Iyengar, G.,Holmes, D. R.; Breast J. 2015 Nov 05.

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    Performance and Practice Guideline for the Use of Neoadjuvant Systemic Therapy in the Management of Breast Cancer.

    Holmes, D.,Colfry, A.,Czerniecki, B.,Dickson-Witmer, D.,Francisco Espinel, C.,Feldman, E.,Gallagher, K.,Greenup, R.,Herrmann, V.,Kuerer, H.,Malik, M.,Manahan, E.,O'Nei...; Ann. Surg. Oncol.. 2015 Aug 01.

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    Intraoperative radiotherapy in breast conserving surgery.

    Holmes, D. R.; J Surg Oncol. 2014 May 23.

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    American College of Surgeons

    American Society of Breast Surgeons

    American Society of Clinical Oncology