UCI Health purchases GenesisCare radiation oncology centers

Acquisition expands access to world-class, academic cancer care in Orange County

October 23, 2023
Orange, Calif. ― UCI Health is pleased to announce it has acquired GenesisCare radiation oncology centers in Orange County. GenesisCare, a global cancer service provider, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

UCI Health, Orange County’s only academic health system, has contacted existing patients at the GenesisCare centers in Fountain Valley and Anaheim to assure them of a seamless transition of their care.

“UCI Health is committed to increasing access to world-class cancer care in Orange County and improving the health of our community,” said UCI Health CEO Chad T. Lefteris. “We are pleased to be able to continue offering radiation oncology care to these patients with the expertise and experience of our excellent radiation oncology experts.”

The Fountain Valley location will be renamed UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center ― Fountain Valley and is a key part of UCI Health plans to expand access to specialty cancer services across Orange County.

The UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center based in Orange County and features a full range of cancer specialty care at its location city of Orange, including radiation oncology.

Next year, UCI Health will more than triple the size of its cancer services when it opens the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and Ambulatory Care facility at the UCI Health ― Irvine medical campus, located on the corner of Jamboree Road and Campus Drive. The complex will feature state of-the art radiation oncology services, an expansive infusion center, eight outpatient operating rooms and 52 private exam rooms. It is also the future home of Orange County’s only adult hematopoietic stem cell/bone marrow transplant program.

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About UCI Health

UCI Health is the clinical enterprise of the University of California, Irvine, and the only academic health system in Orange County. Patients can access UCI Health at primary and specialty care offices across Orange County and at its main campus, UCI Medical Center in Orange, Calif. The 459-bed, acute care hospital, listed among America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report for 23 consecutive years, provides tertiary and quaternary care, ambulatory and specialty medical clinics, behavioral health and rehabilitation services. UCI Medical Center is home to Orange County’s only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, high-risk perinatal/neonatal program and American College of Surgeons-verified Level I adult and Level II pediatric trauma center and regional burn center. UCI Health serves a region of nearly 4 million people in Orange County, western Riverside County and southeast Los Angeles County. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

About UCI Health — Irvine

UCI Health — Irvine, a new medical complex under construction at the north end of the UC Irvine campus, will bring unparalleled expertise and the finest evidence-based care that only an academic medical system can offer to the communities of coastal and south Orange County.

As part of UCI Health — which includes the flagship UCI Medical Center in Orange, Orange County’s only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and multiple outpatient care locations — the new 1.2 million-square-foot campus will offer key clinical programs in oncology, digestive health, neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedics and spine surgery.

The nation’s first all-electric, carbon-neutral medical center, UCI Health — Irvine will be home to:

The Joe C. Wen & Family UCI Health Center for Advanced Care, a five-story, 168,000-square-foot medical facility offering the full range of multidisciplinary specialty care for children and adults under a single roof, urgent care services, the Center for Children’s Health and the UCI Health Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders — Opening spring 2024

The Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and Ambulatory Care building, a five-story, 193,000-square-foot tower with 52 private exam rooms, 26 infusion bays and eight outpatient operating rooms — Opening 2024

A seven-story, 350,000-square-foot, acute care hospital with 144 inpatient beds, 10 operating suites and a 24-hour emergency department with 20 treatment rooms — Opening 2025