Thomas G. Hirose, MD


Member Since: 1994
Title: Shareholder, Transfusion Medicine Specialist
Training: UCLA, UCI, Cedars-Sinai, New England Deaconess
Specialty Expertise: Transfusion Medicine
Other Interests: Fishing, hunting, classical guitar, piano, dancing

Thomas G. Hirose, M.D. is the Director of Transfusion Medicine at Good Samaritan Hospital and for several community hospitals located in the Los Angeles and Orange Counties, including Little Company Mary Hospital in Torrance and Saddleback Memorial Medical Center. He completed medical school at the UCLA Medical Center, a General Surgery internship at the UCI Medical Center, Pathology residency at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Transfusion Medicine fellowship at the New England Deaconess Hospital-Harvard Medical Center. Dr. Hirose returned to Southern California in 1994 and began a clinical practice specializing in disorders of coagulation and is considered a regional and national expert for disorders of hemostasis and thrombosis. Dr. Hirose is an assistant Clinical Professor for the UCLA School of Medicine and actively participates in the training of residents and fellows at UCLA, Cedars-Sinai, USC and Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Over the past 5 years, Dr. Hirose has participated in early industry growth and research involving umbilical cord stem cells and adult peripheral blood stem cells. He participates in the stem cell program as a member Medical Staff for the stem collection program at the City of Hope National Cancer Center. Dr. Hirose is the Division Commissioner Southern California for the College of American Pathologists and is a member of the College of American Pathologist Transfusion Medicine Resource Committee.
Transfusion Medicine is a unique, value-added service provided by Affiliated Pathologists Medical Group. It is a distinguishing factor that sets APMG apart from other pathology groups. The availability of Transfusion Medicine benefits hospital programs so that they will succeed, financially, technically and decrease medical legal liability. All of this is to provide the safest patient environment. APMG recognizes that this speciality creates a connection and solidifies relationships with the hospital administration, medical staff and hospital employees.
Thomas G. Hirose, MD