Veena Charu, M.D.

Dr. Charu has been in private practice since in 1988 in the field of Hematology and Oncology. She is known for being extremely knowledgeable and for keeping up-to-date with the latest developments and treatments.

Prior to entering in to private practice, she served as the Chief of the Division of Hematology and Oncology at Lincoln Hospital in New York, affiliated with New York Medical College. There she was honored as “Best Teacher” to residents and fellows. She has also held various prestigious positions in community hospitals, serving as the Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Anaheim Regional Medical Center and the Chairman of Cancer Committee and Tumor Board at La Palma Intercommunity Hospital.

Dr. Charu attended Nagpur Medical College in India, where she finished first-in-class in the Department of Medicine. Before immigrating to the United States, she was an Associate Professor of Medicine at Grant Medical College in Bombay, India. Dr. Charu completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Bergen Pines County Hospital in Paramus(New Jersey), followed by fellowships in Hematology at New York Medical College and Oncology at Montefiore Medical Center, affiliated with Albert Einstein Medical College. She is a member of the American Society of Oncology (ASCO) and the Medical Oncology Association of Southern California (MOASC). She is triple board-certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology.


Dr. Charu is very caring, honest and devoted to her patients. She is one of the principal investigators for clinical trials that are conducted at Pacific Cancer Medical Center and has authored numerous publications.