Dr. Yulian Khagi is a board-certified UCI Health medical oncologist and hematologist who specializes in general cancer care and the treatment of benign blood disorders.
As a generalist, Khagi sees patients with a variety of cancers and hematologic disorders, including cancers of the breast, lungs, skin, gastrointestinal and genitourinary tracts, as well as leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma and gynecologic cancers.
He earned his medical degree at Saint Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo., followed by an internal medicine residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City. He also completed a fellowship in hematology and oncology at the UC San Diego School of Medicine.
His research interests include precision oncology and personalized medicine, liquid biopsy to identify predictive biomarkers for treatment response, and tumor immunology and immunotherapy. He is the author or co-author of several peer-reviewed publications and abstracts that have appeared in high-impact journals. He comes to UCI Health from the City of Hope in Duarte, Calif.
Khagi, who is fluent in Russian and speaks conversational Spanish, is culturally sensitive and dedicated to improving the outcomes of his patients as well as their quality of life.
He sees patients in Orange, Yorba Linda and Laguna Hills, where he serves as medical director of oncology and infusion services.