Hi, my name is Dr. Allen Joo, and I am proud to be an Kaiser Permanente physician!
I grew up in Southern California but have lived in Northern California and New York during my college and medical school years. I moved back to LA for my residency and fellowship training, and I’m glad to be back home. I became an oncologist because of my mother who had breast cancer when I was in medical school. She is doing well now, but I will forever remember the excellent care and attention my mom received from her oncologist and her nurses who help treat her. I am now a part of a great team here at Kaiser Permanente. I strive to provide the same high level of care and support to my patients that my mom received from her doctor.
I always try to take time to listen and help my patients as best I can. I believe communication and honesty are fundamental to a good doctor-patient relationship. I enjoy working as a team with my fellow oncologists and nurses and pharmacists.
I enjoy spending time with my wife and kids. Running around and playing with them after a long day makes me realize how precious life is. Seeing them laugh and smile is what helps me thrive!