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Alexander R. Gottschalk, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, UCSF

Phone: (415) 353-9807 (appts)
Box 1708, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-1708

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Education

University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, B.A., 1988, Chemistry
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Ph.D., 1994, Pathology
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, M.D., 1996, Medicine
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 1996-1997, Internship Medicine
University of California, San Francisco, 1997-2001, Resident Radiation Oncology


Professional Experience

  • 2001-2008
    Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco
  • 2007-2008
    Interim Director, CyberKnife Radiosurgery Program, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco
  • 2008-present
    Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco
  • 2008-present
    Director, CyberKnife Radiosurgery Program, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco

Honors & Awards

  • 1988-96
    NIH Medical Scientist Training Program Fellowship, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • 1998-99
    NIH National Research Service Award, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California San Francisco
  • 2000
    RSNA Research and Education Foundation Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award
  • 2001-02
    Clinical Investigator Research Program Recipient, University of California San Francisco
  • 2002
    Invited speaker at the Radiation Oncology Young Investigator's Symposium, Bethesda, MD,
  • 2002-03
    UCSF Prostate Cancer SPORE Developmental Research Program Award
  • 2003-05
    RSNA Research Scholar Award
  • 2003-05
    American Society of Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology Junior Faculty Award

Selected Publications

  1. Crehange G, Krishnamurthy D, Cunha JA, Pickett B, Kurhanewicz J, Hsu IC, Gottschalk AR, Shinohara K, Roach M, Pouliot J. Cold spot mapping inferred from MRI at time of failure predicts biopsy-proven local failure after permanent seed brachytherapy in prostate cancer patients: Implications for focal salvage brachytherapy. Radiother Oncol. 2013 Nov; 109(2):246-50.
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  2. Descovich M, Carrara M, Morlino S, Pinnaduwage DS, Saltiel D, Pouliot J, Nash MB, Pignoli E, Valdagni R, Roach M, Gottschalk AR. Improving plan quality and consistency by standardization of dose constraints in prostate cancer patients treated with CyberKnife. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2013; 14(5):162-72.
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  3. Chen CP, Weinberg V, Shinohara K, Roach M, Nash M, Gottschalk A, Chang AJ, Hsu IC. Salvage HDR brachytherapy for recurrent prostate cancer after previous definitive radiation therapy: 5-year outcomes. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013 Jun 1; 86(2):324-9.
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  4. Eberhardt SC, Carter S, Casalino DD, Merrick G, Frank SJ, Gottschalk AR, Leyendecker JR, Nguyen PL, Oto A, Porter C, Remer EM, Rosenthal SA. ACR Appropriateness Criteria prostate cancer--pretreatment detection, staging, and surveillance. J Am Coll Radiol. 2013 Feb; 10(2):83-92.
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  5. Pejavar S, Yom SS, Hwang A, Speight J, Gottschalk A, Hsu IC, Roach M, Xia P. Computer-assisted, atlas-based segmentation for target volume delineation in whole pelvic IMRT for prostate cancer. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2013 Jun; 12(3):199-206.
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  6. Gottschalk A, Brodner G, Van Aken HK, Ellger B, Althaus S, Schulze HJ. Can regional anaesthesia for lymph-node dissection improve the prognosis in malignant melanoma? Br J Anaesth. 2012 Aug; 109(2):253-9.
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  7. Hsu CC, Hsu H, Pickett B, Crehange G, Hsu IC, Dea R, Weinberg V, Gottschalk AR, Kurhanewicz J, Shinohara K, Roach M. Feasibility of MR imaging/MR spectroscopy-planned focal partial salvage permanent prostate implant (PPI) for localized recurrence after initial PPI for prostate cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013 Feb 1; 85(2):370-7.
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  8. Shiao SL, Sahgal A, Hu W, Jabbari S, Chuang C, Descovich M, Hsu IC, Gottschalk AR, Roach M, Ma L. Temporal compartmental dosing effects for robotic prostate stereotactic body radiotherapy. Phys Med Biol. 2011 Dec 21; 56(24):7767-75.
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  9. Jabbari S, Weinberg VK, Kaprealian T, Hsu IC, Ma L, Chuang C, Descovich M, Shiao S, Shinohara K, Roach M, Gottschalk AR. Stereotactic body radiotherapy as monotherapy or post-external beam radiotherapy boost for prostate cancer: technique, early toxicity, and PSA response. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Jan 1; 82(1):228-34.
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  10. Kaprealian T, Weinberg V, Speight JL, Gottschalk AR, Roach M, Shinohara K, Hsu IC. High-dose-rate brachytherapy boost for prostate cancer: comparison of two different fractionation schemes. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Jan 1; 82(1):222-7.
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  11. Burk TF, Horvai AE, Gottschalk AR, Leong SP, Kashani-Sabet M, Goldsby RE, Law J, O'Donnell RJ. Patellar metastatic melanoma in a 13-year-old boy. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2010 Dec; 39(12):582-6.
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  12. Faddegon BA, Aubin M, Bani-Hashemi A, Gangadharan B, Gottschalk AR, Morin O, Sawkey D, Wu V, Yom SS. Comparison of patient megavoltage cone beam CT images acquired with an unflattened beam from a carbon target and a flattened treatment beam. Med Phys. 2010 Apr; 37(4):1737-41.
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  13. Sawkey D, Lu M, Morin O, Aubin M, Yom SS, Gottschalk AR, Bani-Hashemi A, Faddegon BA. A diamond target for megavoltage cone-beam CT. Med Phys. 2010 Mar; 37(3):1246-53.
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  14. Hossain S, Xia P, Huang K, Descovich M, Chuang C, Gottschalk AR, Roach M, Ma L. Dose gradient near target-normal structure interface for nonisocentric CyberKnife and isocentric intensity-modulated body radiotherapy for prostate cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Sep 1; 78(1):58-63.
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  15. Jabbari S, Weinberg VK, Shinohara K, Speight JL, Gottschalk AR, Hsu IC, Pickett B, McLaughlin PW, Sandler HM, Roach M. Equivalent biochemical control and improved prostate-specific antigen nadir after permanent prostate seed implant brachytherapy versus high-dose three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy and high-dose conformal proton beam radiotherapy boost. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Jan 1; 76(1):36-42.
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  16. Ma L, Sahgal A, Hossain S, Chuang C, Descovich M, Huang K, Gottschalk A, Larson DA. Nonrandom intrafraction target motions and general strategy for correction of spine stereotactic body radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Nov 15; 75(4):1261-5.
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  17. Jabbari S, Hsu IC, Kawakami J, Weinberg VK, Speight JL, Gottschalk AR, Roach M, Shinohara K. High-dose-rate brachytherapy for localized prostate adenocarcinoma post abdominoperineal resection of the rectum and pelvic irradiation: Technique and experience. Brachytherapy. 2009 Oct-Dec; 8(4):339-44.
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  18. Cheung J, Aubry JF, Yom SS, Gottschalk AR, Celi JC, Pouliot J. Dose recalculation and the Dose-Guided Radiation Therapy (DGRT) process using megavoltage cone-beam CT. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Jun 1; 74(2):583-92.
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  19. Aaronson DS, Yamasaki I, Gottschalk A, Speight J, Hsu IC, Pickett B, Roach M, Shinohara K. Salvage permanent perineal radioactive-seed implantation for treating recurrence of localized prostate adenocarcinoma after external beam radiotherapy. BJU Int. 2009 Sep; 104(5):600-4.
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  20. Aubry JF, Cheung J, Morin O, Gottschalk A, Beaulieu L, Pouliot J. Correction of megavoltage cone-beam CT images of the pelvic region based on phantom measurements for dose calculation purposes. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2009; 10(1):2852.
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