David A. Larson, MD, PhD

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David A. Larson, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, UCSF

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

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Cancer Center Membership

Associate Member » Non-aligned

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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. Ma L, Dong P, Keeling V, Hossain S, Ahmad S, Larson D, Sahgal A. MO-F-CAMPUS-T-02: Optimizing Orientations of Hundreds of Intensity-Modulated Beams to Treat Multiple Brain Targets. Med Phys. 2015 Jun; 42(6):3576.
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  2. Ma L, Larson DA. SU-E-E-05: Improving Contouring Precision and Consistency for Physicians-In-Training with Simple Lab Experiments. Med Phys. 2015 Jun; 42(6):3224.
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  3. Seymour ZA, Fogh SE, Westcott SK, Braunstein S, Larson DA, Barani IJ, Nakamura J, Sneed PK. Interval From Imaging to Treatment Delivery in the Radiation Surgery Age: How Long Is Too Long? Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Sep 1; 93(1):126-32.
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  4. Ma L, Sahgal A, Larson DA. Letter: Volumetric Arc Therapy (RapidArc) vs Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Multiple Brain Metastases. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar; 76(3):E353.
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  5. Sahgal A, Larson D, Knisely J. Stereotactic radiosurgery alone for brain metastases. Lancet Oncol. 2015 Mar; 16(3):249-50.
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  6. Barani IJ, Larson DA. Radiation therapy of glioblastoma. Cancer Treat Res. 2015; 163:49-73.
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  7. Barani IJ, Raleigh DR, Larson D. The management of central neurocytoma: radiotherapy. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2015 Jan; 26(1):45-56.
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  8. Ma L, Mason E, Sneed PK, McDermott M, Polishchuk A, Larson DA, Sahgal A. Clinical realization of sector beam intensity modulation for gamma knife radiosurgery: a pilot treatment planning study. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Mar 1; 91(3):661-8.
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  9. Torrens M, Chung C, Chung HT, Hanssens P, Jaffray D, Kemeny A, Larson D, Levivier M, Lindquist C, Lippitz B, Novotny J, Paddick I, Prasad D, Yu CP. Standardization of terminology in stereotactic radiosurgery: Report from the Standardization Committee of the International Leksell Gamma Knife Society: special topic. J Neurosurg. 2014 Dec; 121 Suppl:2-15.
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  10. Lee CS, Larson DB. Beginner's Guide to Practice Quality Improvement Using the Model for Improvement. J Am Coll Radiol. 2014 Dec; 11(12 Pt A):1131-6.
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  11. Abla AA, Rutledge WC, Seymour ZA, Guo D, Kim H, Gupta N, Sneed PK, Barani IJ, Larson D, McDermott MW, Lawton MT. A treatment paradigm for high-grade brain arteriovenous malformations: volume-staged radiosurgical downgrading followed by microsurgical resection. J Neurosurg. 2015 Feb; 122(2):419-32.
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  12. Simpson PJ, Wise KB, Merchea A, Cheville JC, Moir C, Larson DW, Dozois EJ. Surgical outcomes in adults with benign and malignant sacrococcygeal teratoma: a single-institution experience of 26 cases. Dis Colon Rectum. 2014 Jul; 57(7):851-7.
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  13. Ma L, Sahgal A, Larson DA, Pinnaduwage D, Fogh S, Barani I, Nakamura J, McDermott M, Sneed P. Impact of millimeter-level margins on peripheral normal brain sparing for gamma knife radiosurgery. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014 May 1; 89(1):206-13.
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  14. Hallemeier CL, You YN, Larson DW, Dozois EJ, Nelson H, Klein KA, Miller RC, Haddock MG. Multimodality therapy including salvage surgical resection and intraoperative radiotherapy for patients with squamous-cell carcinoma of the anus with residual or recurrent disease after primary chemoradiotherapy. Dis Colon Rectum. 2014 Apr; 57(4):442-8.
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  15. Larson DB, Duncan JR, Nagy PG, Kruskal JB. Guide to effective quality improvement reporting in radiology. Radiology. 2014 May; 271(2):561-73.
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  16. Maa J, Waterford S, Jahan T, Larson DA, Chou D. A novel use of foley catheters to prevent injury to the pelvic viscera during stereotactic radiosurgery for undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma of the sacrum. Perm J. 2014; 18(3):e146-9.
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  17. Larson DA. Introduction: Top 25 cited articles on Gamma Knife surgery for vestibular schwannoma in journals of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. J Neurosurg. 2013 Dec; 119 Suppl:1-2.
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  18. Merchea A, Abdelsattar ZM, Taner T, Dean PG, Colibaseanu DT, Larson DW, Dozois EJ. Outcomes of colorectal cancer arising in solid organ transplant recipients. J Gastrointest Surg. 2014 Mar; 18(3):599-604.
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  19. 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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  20. 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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