Richard E. Gould, MD

Hematology/Oncology

Richard E. Gould, MD is an attending physician and member of the Saul and Joyce Brandman Breast Center at Cedars-Sinai - A Project of Women's Guild with offices in the Samuel Oschin Cancer Center. He specializes in clinical hematology/oncology, the treatment of blood diseases and cancer. While committed to treating a wide variety of malignancies, including gastrointestinal, head & neck, lung, gynecologic and other solid and liquid tumors, his special interests involve treating breast cancer and HIV-related hematologic and malignant disorders.

Dr. Gould holds an academic appointment as a clinical instructor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA.)

Focus on the patient as an individual is at the core of Dr. Gould's practice philosophy. With the evolution of cancer care occurring at an ever-increasing pace, treatment must be tailored to every person's unique needs. Through close partnership with his patients, treatment decisions are planned together. Dr. Gould realizes that support for both the individual and their family is crucial, and he has close ties with support services in the community.

Dr. Gould frequently lectures, focusing on hormonal therapies for breast cancer and breast cancer prevention. He has also published articles on these topics in both the scientific and popular presses. Dr. Gould is an active member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology, and is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Hematology.

Dr. Gould graduated Cum Laude from Pomona College in Claremont, California. He completed an internal medicine residency at CSMC, after which he was asked to stay on as faculty in the General Internal Medicine Department. Dr. Gould completed his sub-specialty fellowship training in hematology/oncology at the UCLA-San Fernando Valley and Cedars-Sinai combined program. He received his medical degree from the University of Southern California (USC) School of Medicine.