Faculty

Back to Index
James S. Hu, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine (Clinician Educator)
Medicine
NOR 3440 Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 865 0813

Overview

James Hu, MD, FACP, is the medical director of the Sarcoma Program of USC, and is considered one of the nation’s experts in the disease. Dr. Hu has more than 20 years of clinical experience in medical oncology and brings this acumen to the bedside. Understanding the rarity of sarcoma cancers, Dr. Hu has the breadth of clinical experience as well as the academic discipline to provide each patient with an individualized treatment program. He has collaborated with other national experts to bring clinical trials to USC. He is a member of the Connective Tissue Oncology Society, and has linked the Sarcoma Program of USC with the international collaborative group: Sarcoma Alliance for Research through Collaboration (SARC), to further direct research into sarcoma.

Dr Hu has authored several review articles on sarcoma, in both national and international peer reviewed journals. As a former military commander of a combat support hospital, Dr. Hu has years of experience in the issues surrounding young adult disease and along with Dr. Siegel, is the co-director of the Adolescent and Young Adult program of USC and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. This program offers specialized services tailored to adolescent and young adult patients who comprise a significant portion of patients diagnosed with sarcomas. Dr Hu and his medical oncology team pride themselves on patient accessibility and are committed to providing comprehensive oncology care to the patient with sarcoma.

Dr. Hu is a local Angeleno, having grown up in the neighborhood surrounding LAC+USC Medical Center. Dr Hu is proud to be a part of USC and grateful for an opportunity to give back to his community.

Awards

American College of Physicians: Fellow, 2006

Meritorious Service Medal

Keck School of Medicine: Oncology Fellowship Teacher of the Year, 2011

is primary position

Keck School of Medicine: award conferred by, 2011

American College of Physicians: award conferred by, 2006

American College of Physicians: has faculty rank, 2006

Keck School of Medicine: has faculty rank, 2011

has faculty rank

ORNG Application Instance for Person

Keck School of Medicine: ORNG Application Instance for Person, 2011

American College of Physicians: ORNG Application Instance for Person, 2006

American College of Physicians: full name, 2006

Keck School of Medicine: full name, 2011

full name

Keck School of Medicine: person in primary position, 2011

person in primary position

American College of Physicians: person in primary position, 2006

Keck School of Medicine: last name, 2011

American College of Physicians: last name, 2006

last name

HR job title

American College of Physicians: HR job title, 2006

Keck School of Medicine: HR job title, 2011

Keck School of Medicine: ORNG Application URL, 2011

ORNG Application URL

American College of Physicians: ORNG Application URL, 2006

American College of Physicians: sort order, 2006

Keck School of Medicine: sort order, 2011

American College of Physicians: Organization, 2006

Keck School of Medicine: Organization, 2011

Organization

ClinicalTrials

American College of Physicians: ClinicalTrials, 2006

email address

American College of Physicians: email address, 2006

Keck School of Medicine: email address, 2011

Keck School of Medicine: start date, 2011

American College of Physicians: start date, 2006

start date

sort order

Keck School of Medicine: ClinicalTrials, 2011

has ORNG Application Instance Data

American College of Physicians: has ORNG Application Instance Data, 2006

American College of Physicians: Person ID, 2006

Person ID

Keck School of Medicine: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2011

American College of Physicians: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2006

Keck School of Medicine of USC

Keck School of Medicine: Associate Professor, 2011

American College of Physicians: Associate Professor, 2006

Associate Professor

label

American College of Physicians: label, 2006

Keck School of Medicine: label, 2011

American College of Physicians: position in organization, 2006

position in organization

Keck School of Medicine: position in organization, 2011

Faculty Rank

Keck School of Medicine: Faculty Rank, 2011

American College of Physicians: Faculty Rank, 2006

Keck School of Medicine: is primary position, 2011

American College of Physicians: is primary position, 2006

American College of Physicians: award or honor for, 2006

award or honor for

Keck School of Medicine: award or honor for, 2011

American College of Physicians: Person, 2006

Keck School of Medicine: Person, 2011

Person

American College of Physicians: Hu, James, 2006

Keck School of Medicine: Hu, James, 2011

Hu, James

Agent

American College of Physicians: Agent, 2006

Keck School of Medicine: has ORNG Application Instance Data, 2011

Keck School of Medicine: Medicine, 2011

American College of Physicians: Medicine, 2006

Medicine

Keck School of Medicine: ct_data, 2011

ct_data

American College of Physicians: ct_data, 2006

Keck School of Medicine: ORNG Application Instance Data value, 2011

American College of Physicians: ORNG Application Instance Data value, 2006

ORNG Application Instance Data value

Keck School of Medicine: Agent, 2011

American College of Physicians: Position, 2006

Keck School of Medicine: Position, 2011

Position

American College of Physicians: photo, 2006

photo

Keck School of Medicine: photo, 2011

American College of Physicians: first name, 2006

first name

Keck School of Medicine: first name, 2011

Keck School of Medicine: position in department, 2011

position in department

American College of Physicians: position in department, 2006

Publications

Contemporary Management of Retroperitoneal Soft Tissue Sarcomas. Curr Oncol Rep. 2015 Aug; 17(8):462. View in: PubMed

Contrast-Enhanced Sonography for Monitoring Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Soft Tissue Sarcomas. J Ultrasound Med. 2015 Aug; 34(8):1489-99. View in: PubMed

Salvage chemotherapy for refractory germ cell tumors. Oncology (Williston Park). 2014 Jun; 28(6):498-500. View in: PubMed

Powered bySC CTSI