About Me

Dr. Nilesh L. Vora is a board-certified hematologist and medical oncologist and serves as medical director of the MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute at Long Beach Medical Center. He also serves as Chair of Hematology and Medical Oncology for the MemorialCare Medical Foundation.

Dr. Vora graduated from Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California as a Dean’s Scholar and class president. He completed his residency at Harbor - UCLA Medical Center and a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at The City of Hope. Dr. Vora is board-certified in Hematology & Medical Oncology and Hospice & Palliative Medicine.

He is a generalist with a specialized interest in lung cancer; gastrointestinal cancers including colorectal, pancreatic and gastric; and malignant hematology disorders. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Vora has led and is currently involved in the clinical trial offerings at the MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute.

Dr. Vora serves as a cancer liaison physician for the American College of Surgeons (ACS). He is an active member of American College of Physicians (ACP), American Society of Clinical Oncologists (ASSO) and the American Society of Hematology (ASH). In addition, he was recognized as a Top Los Angeles Doctor by the Los Angeles Business Journal in 2022. 

In his free time, Dr. Vora enjoys being a leader for his wonderful wife, and three beautiful kids. He has a passion for exercise and staying in shape and has made Orangetheory Fitness his side job. He lives by the motto-- "live life well-- one day at a time".    


English, Spanish

Provider Specialty

Hematology-Oncology, Internal Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine


  • Cancer Care


Medical Education

Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California


Residency - Internal Medicine

Harbor – University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center

Fellowship - Hematology/Oncology

City of Hope National Medical Center


MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute Specialty Center

2810 Long Beach Blvd.

Long Beach, CA

Office: (562) 933-1877

Appointment: (562) 933-1877


Trial Number: 256-22

Condition: Colorectal Cancer

Conducted at: Long Beach Medical Center, Orange Coast Medical Center, Saddleback Medical Center

Participant Age Range: 18 years and older

Participant Gender: Female, Male

Enrolling Participants: Yes

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