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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