Honolulu, HI, December 07, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- Laeton Pang strived to become a doctor from childhood and later dedicated his professional development to the field of oncology in medical school, where he first realized his passion for working with cancer patients.
After graduating Cum Laude from renowned Iolani School, Pang went on earn his bachelor’s in chemistry from the University of Hawaii-Manoa, and in the pursuit of educational excellence, broad-based knowledge and experience in the medical field Pang earned a joint medical degree and master’s in public health from the Tulane University Schools of Medicine and Public Health. A highlight of his medical training, Pang completed his residency in radiation oncology at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center in Charlottesville.
As a leading oncology specialist Pang was named Operations Medical Director of The Cancer Center of Hawaii where he has worked now for 12 years. The Cancer Center of Hawaii is acclaimed for its exceptional treatment and use of the latest technologies. It is the only freestanding radiation cancer treatment center with two advanced facilities on Oahu: Liliha in Honolulu and Pali Momi in Aiea.
Dr. Pang has dedicated his career to delivering the utmost best in cancer care, providing excellence, precision and top-quality tailored treatments. Pang and his partners in Pacific Radiation Oncology collectively have over one hundred years of combined medical knowledge and education contributing to The Cancer Center of Hawaii’s forward-thinking practice in order to stay on the leading edge of treatment and technologies. Pang's vision is for each patient to be treated as an individual to receive outstanding care and to personally enable that patients are able to maintain their dignity and courage through the difficult experience in fighting cancer.
In order to further progress his medical knowledge and contributions to the oncology profession, Dr. Pang became a founding member of the Hawaii Society of Clinical Oncology, dedicating his time to representing the interests of medical, radiation and surgical oncologists treating cancer patients in Hawaii and serving as president for four years and board member for twenty years. In addition, Pang serves as a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Surgery for the John A. Burns School of Medicine, the Radiation Oncology Representative to the Hawaii Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee, member of the Medicare Evidence Development Coverage Advisory Committee to provide independent guidance and expert advice to the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services on specific clinical topics, a board member of the Association of Community Cancer Centers (a powerful community of more than 24,000 multidisciplinary practitioners and 2,100 cancer programs and practices nationwide) and as a member-at-large for the executive committee of the Council of Regional Radiation Oncology Societies, a chapter of the American College of Radiology.
His exceptional contributions to the field have not gone unnoticed and Dr.Pang was a recipient of several distinguished honors including being recognized by the American Society of Clinical Oncology as an Advocacy Champion for 2015, 2016 & 2017. Dr. Pang holds dual fellowship designations by both the American College of Radiation Oncology and American College of Radiology.
Pang’s compassion for patients, extensive education and passion for his career has allowed him to consistently improve patient care. The decorated physician believes his job is his calling and will continue to break boundaries in outstanding medical care.