Lawrence D. Piro, M.D.

Lawrence D. Piro, M.D.



Dr. Lawrence D. Piro is a hematology and oncology specialist who is currently affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital. He received his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and completed his residency at Washington University - Barnes-Jewish Hospital. The physician is the President of the Angeles Clinic and Research Institute and has achieved high worldwide recognition for developing new cancer medications. He serves on various committees for malignant diseases such as leukemia and lymphoma. Dr. Lawrence D. Piro has over 20 years of professional experience. He is a frequent guest on television shows such as Barbara Walters, Entertainment Tonight, Extra, The Doctors, and many others.

The medical career of the oncologist began with the study of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. His breakthrough paper in the New England Journal of Medicine identified that the treatment of hairy-cell leukemia with a single course of Leustatin produced complete remission in 90% of patients and led to its FDA approval. His dedication to lymphoma research continued with work on pivotal trials on Rituxan, the first monoclonal antibody to ever be approved for the treatment of cancer, which revolutionized the treatment of low-grade lymphoma. Over the years, Dr. Lawrence D. Piro has been the recipient of numerous awards, such as Super Doc, Regional Top Doctor, America's Top Doctors for Cancer, and Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Blue Shield of California
  • First Health PPO
  • Cigna
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare
  • Medicare
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • CareFirst BCBS
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Education & Training

Medical Degree

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Internship(s)

N/A

Residency(ies)

Washington University - Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Fellowship(s)

Scripps Clinic



Publications & Media