Jethro Hu, MD


Jethro L. Hu, MD is a neuro-oncologist in the Department of Neurology and the Department of Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai. He is board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Academy of Neurology.

Dr. Hu's clinical interests include patients with primary brain tumors, metastatic brain tumors, leptomeningeal disease, and neurologic complications of cancer. He has presented research abstracts at meetings of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the Radiation Research Society and the American Association for Cancer Research.

Dr. Hu graduated with honors from the University of California, Berkeley, earning bachelor's degrees in neuroscience and political science. He earned his medical degree from University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Hu completed his internal medicine internship at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, followed by his neurology residency at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he served as chief resident in his final year. He then completed a fellowship in neuro-oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.

During his medical training, Dr. Hu served as chapter president of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) and as a health policy fellow for Congressman Danny K. Davis as part of AMSA's Washington Health Policy Fellowship Program. While performing his residency, Dr. Hu received multiple research awards, including the Augustus S. Rose Award for excellence in teaching.

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