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Patrick Soon-Shiong – Biography, Age, Wife, Medical Education, Career & Net Worth

Patrick Soon-Shiong (born July 29, 1952) is a board-certified South African born Chinese-American general/transplant surgeon in Culver City, California.

He is popularly known for inventing Abraxane, a drug with high efficacy against lung, breast, and pancreatic cancer. Soon-Shiong is also a businessman, bioscientist, and media proprietor.

Patrick Soon-Shiong

Patrick Soon-Shiong Facts

  • Full Name: Patrick Soon-Shiong
  • Age: 70 years old
  • Date of Birth: July 29, 1952
  • Place of Birth: Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • Occupation: Neurosurgeon
  • Nationality: American
  • Wife: Michele B. Chan

Patrick Soon-Shiong Medical School & Residency

  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) – Residency, General surgery
  • General Hospital, Johannesburg – Internship
  • University of the Witwatersrand – Medical School

Patrick Soon-Shiong Career

Patrick Soon-Shiong is a multibillionaire entrepreneur, bioscientist, and media mogul. He created the medicine Abraxane, which became well-known for its effectiveness against lung, breast, and pancreatic cancer.

Soon-Shiong is the founder of NantWorks, a network of healthcare, biotech, and artificial intelligence startups; a visiting professor at Imperial College London and Dartmouth College; and an adjunct professor of surgery and executive director of the Wireless Health Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Soon-Shiong has more than 100 scientific papers to his credit, as well as more than 230 issued patents on breakthroughs in technology and medicine.

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License – Active through 2024

Location & Contact Information

Chan Soon-Shiong Institute For Medicine
2040 E Mariposa Ave
El Segundo, CA 90245
(855) 797-9277

Patrick Soon-Shiong Net Worth

Patrick Soon-Shiong has an estimated net worth of  US$11.5 billion.

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