Fumito Ito, MD, PhD

Breast Cancer, Breast Surgical Oncology, Melanoma Surgery
Accepting New Patients


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1450 San Pablo St. HC4 - Suite 6200 , Los Angeles, CA 90033

Monday - Friday

7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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1516 San Pablo St. HC3 - Suite 3300 Ste 3300, Los Angeles, CA 90033

Provider Details

Languages Spoken
Japanese, English
About Fumito Ito, MD, PhD

Dr. Ito received his MD and a PhD in tumor immunology from the Shiga University of Medical Science, where he also completed his first surgical training. After spending two and a half years studying immunotherapy in a lab setting at the University of Michigan, he completed a second surgical residency at the University of Wisconsin and a fellowship in surgical oncology at the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo, NY.

After spending four years as a surgeon-scientist at the University of Michigan, Dr. Ito returned to Roswell Park to continue his surgical practice and expand his research in tumor immunology and cancer immunotherapy. Dr. Ito joined Keck Medicine of USC in 2021 as an Associate Professor of Surgery, and serves as Co-Leader of the USC Norris Translational and Clinical Sciences (TACS) Research Program.

Dr. Ito is fascinated by the potential of immunotherapy, and uses his combined expertise in immunology and surgery to offer a range of options and design a unique plan of care for each patient.

Patient care is my number-one priority. I like my patients to be comfortable. I do my best to calm their anxieties and show them their best options.  



  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Melanoma Surgery
Areas of Focus

Breast surgical oncology

Soft tissue surgery

Academic Title
Associate Professor of Surgery

Insurances Accepted

Note: Please contact the practice directly to confirm your health plan is accepted.

Benefits among health plans and employers vary. Please contact your health plan to verify benefits and network providers for specific products. It is important to note that not all of our providers participate in all of a health plan's products or networks.

  • Aetna
  • Watchtower
  • Medicare
  • Health Net
  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
  • Health Net Covered California
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered California
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance (UHC)
  • Beech Street Corporation /WC
  • Interplan
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
  • Blue Shield Covered California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Health Plans of Nevada
  • Kern Health Systems
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers Health & Welfare
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Marian Health Services
  • MultiPlan
  • First Health
  • NEXT
  • Pacificare
  • GEHA
  • Private Health Care Systems
  • Great-West Healthcare of California, Inc.
  • Take Care (GUAM)
  • Brand New Day
  • Union Roofers Health & Welfare Fund
  • United Healthcare
  • USC Network

Ratings and Reviews

  • Provider Explanations Easy to Understand
  • Provider Gave Easy to Understand Instructions
  • Provider Showed Respect
  • Provider Listened Carefully
  • Provider Knew Medical History
  • Provider Spent Enough Time

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