Jose Carrillo MD

Jose Carrillo, MD

Neuro-oncologist, Brain Tumor Center; Translational Neurosciences and Neurotherapeutics

Awards and Accomplishments

Super Doctors 2021
OCMA Physician of Excellence 2019

Jose Carrillo, MD, is a board-certified neurologist and neuro-oncologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of primary and secondary brain tumors, including glioblastoma multiforme, primary CNS lymphoma, meningioma, and brain metastases, as well as the neurologic complications of cancer. In addition, Dr. Carrillo is involved in the enrollment of patients into several clinical trials.

Dedicated to advancing medicine, Dr. Carrillo is a strong proponent of leading-edge research in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of all types of CNS tumors, including metastatic brain and spine tumors, primary malignant brain and spinal cord tumors, primary benign or low‐grade brain or spine tumors, and skull base and pituitary tumors. His particular research interests involve neuroimaging brain tumor features and molecular markers pertaining to treatment and survival.

Dr. Carrillo is an Associate Professor of Neurology at the John Wayne Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center and has been recognized by Coast magazine as a Physician of Excellence, and by L.A. Magazine as a Southern California Super Doctor.

Dr. Carrillo sees patients at the following PNI locations:

Providence Saint John’s Health Center, Santa Monica / 310-829-8265

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance / 424-212-5361

Areas of Interest:

  • Glioblastoma
  • Leptomeningeal metastases
  • Metastatic brain cancers
  • Immunotherapy
  • Paraneoplastic syndromes


JOSE CARRILLO, MD
If there is a textbook definition of what a “model doctor” should be like, it is Dr. Carrillo. He is as caring and personable as he is a world class expert in his field. He is SO patient in explaining and going over reports and his recommendations with you. He seems always eager to see you doing well and is always on top of prescriptions and lab orders. My mother (his patient) was sad when he transferred. His new hospital and patients are blessed to have him!
– Son of Patient in Pasadena, CA | 2018
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  • Medical Degree

    MD, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH
  • Residency

    Neurology, Harbor-UCLA, Torrance, CA
  • Fellowship

    Neuro-Oncology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
  • Certifications

    Neurology
    Neuro-Oncology