Dr. Ho specializes in head and neck surgical oncology and practices currently at Marina Del Rey Hospital. He earned his medical degree from the UCLA School of Medicine in 2006 and completed his residency at Stanford University School of Medicine in 2011. His practice focuses on the treatment of head and neck tumors, including throat cancers and thyroid malignancies.

Procedures Dr. Allen Ho Performs at Marina Del Rey Hospital

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • First Health PPO

Languages Spoken

  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English

Education & Training

Medical Degree

UCLA School of Medicine, 2006

Internship(s)

Stanford University

Residency(ies)

Stanford University School of Medicine, 2011

Fellowship(s)

National Institutes of Health, 2004

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 2013



Honors & Awards

Publications & Media

  • Malignancy rate in thyroid nodules classified as Bethesda category III (AUS/FLUS). Thyroid. 2014;24(5):832-839.

    Ho AS, Sarti EE, Jain KS, Wang H, Nixon IJ, Shaha AR, Shah JP, Kraus DH, Ghossein R, Fish SA, et al.

  • Increasing diagnosis of subclinical thyroid cancers leads to spurious improvements in survival rates. Cancer. 2015;121(11):1793-1799.

    Ho AS, Davies L, Nixon IJ, Palmer FL, Wang LY, Patel SG, Ganly I, Wong RJ, Tuttle RM, Morris LG.

  • Increasing incidence of oropharyngeal cancer among elderly patients in the United States. JAMA Oncology 2016. [Epub ahead of print]

    Zumsteg ZS, Cook-Wiens G, Yoshida E, Shiao SL, Lee NY, Mita A, Jeon C, Goodman MT, Ho AS.