Leonard S. Sender

Leonard S. Sender
, MD

Young Adult Cancer
Medical Oncology
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Nickname: Lennie

Office Locations

UC Irvine Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
101 The City Drive South, Building 23
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-8761
CHOC Children's
1201 W. La Veta Ave.
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-532-8636
Certifications
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics
Clinical Interests
  • Adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancers
  • Brain tumors
  • Leukemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Myeloma
  • Sarcoma
Language
  • English
Gender
Male
Medical School
University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Internship
UC Irvine Medical Center, Pediatrics
Residency
UC Irvine Medical Center, Pediatrics
Fellowship
Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Pediatric Hematology, Oncology
Professional Positions
  • Deputy Director, Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Director, Clinical Oncology Services, Department of Medicine
  • Division Chief, Pediatric Oncology, Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Principal Investigator, Children's Oncology Group, Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Awards and Recognition
  • America's Top Doctors (Brain Tumors, Leukemia, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Sarcoma, Young Adult Cancer), Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., 2013
  • Best Doctors in America®, 2011-2013
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association, 2012-2014
More Information
Dr. Sender, medical director of the oncology services team at the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, is a nationally known expert in disorders of the blood and lymphatic system. His clinical interests include breast cancer, melanoma, leukemia, myeloma, sarcoma, lymphoma and brain tumors.

A founder of SeventyK, a nonprofit organization designed to raise awareness of the 70,000 young adults and adolescents diagnosed with cancer, Sender is committed to offering these patients the best chance at a full recovery and full life.

Sender, who has repeatedly been named one of the Best Doctors in America® for pediatrics, is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric hematology/oncology.


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Speakers Bureau Topics

  • Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancers
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation
  • Hematology-Oncology
  • Leukemia, Acute and Chronic
  • Lymphoma, Hodgkins and non-Hodgkins
  • Melanoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Pediatric Cancers
  • Sarcoma, Bone and Soft Tissue
  • Stem Cell Transplantation