Dr. Al V Taira MD Radiation Oncologist
Dr. Al Taira is a radiation oncologist in Mountain View, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including El Camino Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital. He received his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 9 years. He is one of 9 doctors at El Camino Hospital and one of 10 at Good Samaritan Hospital who specialize in Radiation Oncology.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Radiation Oncologist: General Radiation Oncology
Education & Medical Training
St Mary's Hospital Medical Center (San Francisco CA)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2005–2006
University of Washington
Residency, Radiation Oncology, 2006–2010
Stanford University School of Medicine
Class of 2005
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Radiology
Certified 3 years in Radiation Oncology
AZ State Medical License
Active through 2015
CA State Medical License
Active through 2014
Publications & Presentations
Long-term outcomes of prostate cancer patients with Gleason pattern 5 treated with combined brachytherapy and external beam radiotherapy.
Taira, A. V.,Merrick, G. S.,Galbreath, R. W.,Butler, W. M.,Lief, J. H.,Adamovich, E.,Wallner, K. E.
Prognostic importance of small prostate size in men receiving definitive prostate brachytherapy.
Taira, A. V., Merrick, G. S., Galbreath, R. W., Butler, W. M., Adamovich, E., Wallner, K. E.
20 Gy Versus 44 Gy of Supplemental External Beam Radiotherapy with Palledium-103 for Patients with Greater Risk Disease: Results of a Prospective Randomized Trial.
Merrick, G.S., Wallner, K.E., Butler, W.M., Galbreath, R.W., Taira, A.V., Orio, P., Adamovich, E.
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Dept of Radiation Oncology
125 South drive
Mountain View, CA 94040
Phone: (650) 940-7280