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David A. Larson, MD, PhD

Medical Director

Washington Hospital

Board certified in therapeutic radiology and recognized nationally and internationally for his work in stereotactic radiosurgery for the treatment of brain tumors, Dr. Larson serves as co-medical director of the Taylor McAdam Bell Neuroscience Institute’s Gamma Knife® Program.

Prior to opening his Fremont-based private practice and joining the medical community at Washington Hospital Healthcare System in 2007, Dr. Larson was Professor in Residence at the Departments of Radiation Oncology and Neurological Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. He was also co-director of the university’s Gamma Knife Program, a position he held for 16 years. In addition, Dr. Larson was clinical chief of Long Hospital Radiation Oncology, co-director of the Cyberknife Spine Radiosurgery Program, director of the Cyberknife Body Radiosurgery Program and principal investigator of the Brain Tumor Research Center, all at UCSF.

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