About Me

Jonathan B. Blitzer, M.D. is a board-certified hematologist and medical oncologist at the MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute at Long Beach Medical Center.

After completing his training at State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University, Dr. Blitzer joined the faculty of University of California, Irvine (UCI), stationed at the Long Beach VA. Leaving academic medicine in 1988, he had a community practice for thirty years before joining TCI in 2018.  He is board-certified in Internal Medicine, and Hematology/Medical Oncology. He is an Associate Clinical Professor for the Division of Hematology & Oncology at the University of California, Irvine. 

Dr. Blitzer has also served the Long Beach community in the nonprofit sector, on the boards of Westerly School and New Hope Grief Support.

In his free time, Dr. Blitzer enjoys outdoor recreation, sailing, theatre, and traveling with his wife Carole. 

Fun Fact: both his wife and daughter are also doctors!


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Provider Specialty

Hematology-Oncology, Internal Medicine


  • Cancer Care


Medical Education

SUNY Upstate New York Medical University

Residency - Hematology & Medical Oncology

SUNY Upstate New York Medical University

Fellowship - Hematology & Medical Oncology

SUNY Upstate New York Medical University


MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute Specialty Center

2810 Long Beach Blvd.

Long Beach, CA

Office: (562) 933-1877

Appointment: (562) 933-1877

MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute - Long Beach Medical Center (Todd Cancer Pavilion)

2810 Long Beach Blvd

Long Beach, CA

Office: (562) 933-0900