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David A. Larson, MD, PhD

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Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, UCSF

Phone: (415) 353-9807 (appts)
Box 0226, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0226

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Education

University of California, Berkeley, BA, 1965, Physics
University of Chicago, ScM, 1967, Physics
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Ph.D., 1973, Physics
University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, M.D., 1981, Medicine

Professional Experience

  • 1981-1982
    Medical Internship, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • 1982-1985
    Radiation Oncology Residency, JCRT, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • 1985-1989
    Assistant Professor, Dept Radiation Oncology, UCSF
  • 1989-1995
    Associate Professor, Dept Radiation Oncology, UCSF
  • 1991-1995
    Associate Professor, Dept Neurological Surgery, UCSF
  • 1991-1995
    Associate Professor, Dept Radiation Oncology, UCD, Sacramento, CA
  • 1995-2005
    Professor and Vice Chair, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, UCSF
  • 1995-2005
    Professor, Dept. of Neurological Surgery, UCSF

Selected Publications

  1. Sahgal A, Whyne CM, Ma L, Larson DA, Fehlings MG. Vertebral compression fracture after stereotactic body radiotherapy for spinal metastases. Lancet Oncol. 2013 Jul; 14(8):e310-20.
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  2. Larson DB, Wang LL, Podberesky DJ, Goske MJ. System for verifiable CT radiation dose optimization based on image quality. part I. Optimization model. Radiology. 2013 Oct; 269(1):167-76.
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  3. Seung SK, Larson DA, Galvin JM, Mehta MP, Potters L, Schultz CJ, Yajnik SV, Hartford AC, Rosenthal SA. American College of Radiology (ACR) and American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Practice Guideline for the Performance of Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS). Am J Clin Oncol. 2013 Jun; 36(3):310-5.
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  4. Abdelsattar ZM, Mathis KL, Colibaseanu DT, Merchea A, Bower TC, Larson DW, Dozois EJ. Surgery for locally advanced recurrent colorectal cancer involving the aortoiliac axis: can we achieve R0 resection and long-term survival? Dis Colon Rectum. 2013 Jun; 56(6):711-6.
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  5. Berdahl CT, Vermeulen MJ, Larson DB, Schull MJ. Emergency department computed tomography utilization in the United States and Canada. Ann Emerg Med. 2013 Nov; 62(5):486-494.e3.
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  6. Barani IJ, Larson DA, Berger MS. Future directions in treatment of brain metastases. Surg Neurol Int. 2013; 4(Suppl 4):S220-30.
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  7. Goske MJ, Strauss KJ, Coombs LP, Mandel KE, Towbin AJ, Larson DB, Callahan MJ, Darge K, Podberesky DJ, Frush DP, Westra SJ, Prince JS. Diagnostic reference ranges for pediatric abdominal CT. Radiology. 2013 Jul; 268(1):208-18.
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  8. Fogh S, Ma L, Gupta N, Sahgal A, Nakamura JL, Barani I, Sneed PK, McDermott M, Larson DA. High-precision volume-staged Gamma Knife surgery and equivalent hypofractionation dose schedules for treating large arteriovenous malformations. J Neurosurg. 2012 Dec; 117 Suppl:115-9.
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  9. Ma L, Sahgal A, Nie K, Hwang A, Karotki A, Wang B, Shrieve DC, Sneed PK, McDermott M, Larson DA. Reliability of contour-based volume calculation for radiosurgery. J Neurosurg. 2012 Dec; 117 Suppl:203-10.
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  10. Ma L, Kirby N, Korol R, Larson DA, Sahgal A. Assessing small-volume spinal cord dose for repeat spinal stereotactic body radiotherapy treatments. Phys Med Biol. 2012 Dec 7; 57(23):7843-51.
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  11. Sahgal A, Weinberg V, Ma L, Chang E, Chao S, Muacevic A, Gorgulho A, Soltys S, Gerszten PC, Ryu S, Angelov L, Gibbs I, Wong CS, Larson DA. Probabilities of radiation myelopathy specific to stereotactic body radiation therapy to guide safe practice. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013 Feb 1; 85(2):341-7.
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  12. Descovich M, Ma L, Chuang CF, Larson DA, Barani IJ. Comparison between prone and supine patient setup for spine stereotactic body radiosurgery. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2012 Jun; 11(3):229-36.
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  13. Gleeson FC, Larson DW, Dozois EJ, Boardman LA, Clain JE, Rajan E, Topazian MD, Wang KK, Levy MJ. Local recurrence detection following transanal excision facilitated by EUS-FNA. Hepatogastroenterology. 2012 Jun; 59(116):1102-7.
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  14. Ma L, Sahgal A, Larson D. In reply to Furweger et al. (Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2009.11.030). Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Mar 15; 82(4):1324; author reply 1324.
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  15. Huebner M, Wolff BG, Smyrk TC, Aakre J, Larson DW. Partial pathologic response and nodal status as most significant prognostic factors for advanced rectal cancer treated with preoperative chemoradiotherapy. World J Surg. 2012 Mar; 36(3):675-83.
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  16. Sahgal A, Soliman H, Larson DA. Whole-brain radiation therapy of brain metastasis. Prog Neurol Surg. 2012; 25:82-95.
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  17. Masucci GL, Yu E, Ma L, Chang EL, Letourneau D, Lo S, Leung E, Chao S, Hyde D, Gorgulho A, Muacevic A, Larson DA, Fehlings MG, Sahgal A. Stereotactic body radiotherapy is an effective treatment in reirradiating spinal metastases: current status and practical considerations for safe practice. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2011 Dec; 11(12):1923-33.
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  18. Ma L, Lee L, Barani I, Hwang A, Fogh S, Nakamura J, McDermott M, Sneed P, Larson DA, Sahgal A. Shot sequencing based on biological equivalent dose considerations for multiple isocenter Gamma Knife radiosurgery. Phys Med Biol. 2011 Nov 21; 56(22):7247-56.
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  19. Call JA, Haddock MG, Quevedo JF, Larson DW, Miller RC. Intensity-modulated radiotherapy for squamous cell carcinoma of the anal canal: efficacy of a low daily dose to clinically negative regions. Radiat Oncol. 2011; 6:134.
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  20. Ma L, Sahgal A, Hwang A, Hu W, Descovich M, Chuang C, Barani I, Sneed PK, McDermott M, Larson DA. A two-step optimization method for improving multiple brain lesion treatments with robotic radiosurgery. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2011 Aug; 10(4):331-8.
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