Jafar Al-Mondhiry, MD, MA, is a medical oncologist and Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at USC Keck School of Medicine and USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Dr. Al-Mondhiry completed medical school and internal medicine residency at NYU Grossman School of Medicine in New York City, where he found an early love of medical education, clinical ethics, and the medical humanities, working with the VA’s National Center for Ethics in Healthcare and completing original archival research in medical history. He completed fellowship training at UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, during which he focused on palliative care integration and primary palliative care skill development for medical oncologists. His work continues on this path, helping to bridge the gap between specialist palliative care medicine and medical oncology for patients with cancer and their doctors.
Clinically, Dr. Al-Mondhiry sees a wide variety of solid tumors, with a focus in lung cancers. He is a member of American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American College of Physicians (ACP), and the Gold Humanism Honor Society. He previously completed a Master of Arts in Philosophy from Pennsylvania State University.