When faced with cancer, you want the best hope for a cure. At the Department of Radiation Oncology at UCI and the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, each of our award-winning physicians are recognized in their disease site-specific disciplines. Through their commitment to research, education, as well as to providing the highest level of compassionate care, our specialists represent the ‘best of the best’ in their respective areas of expertise. Indeed, when selecting UCI for your care, know that you will be confidently cared for by an expert specialist who focuses exclusively on your cancer type, not just a generalist who dabbles in a little bit of everything. Our specialists look forward to partnering with you in this cancer journey. Rest assured that you’ve chosen one the of the best places to help you in this fight. We are breaking barriers to beat cancer.
UC Irvine Health is recognized as a leading hospital by the U.S. News and World Report and rated "best" for advanced technologies including radiation. The annual rankings recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients and conditions. As the only academic health system in Orange County, UCI Health is dedicated to the discovery of new medical frontiers, to the teaching of future healers, and to the delivery of the finest evidence-based care. For 22 consecutive years, the medical center has been rated among the nation's best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, and among the top 50 U.S. medical centers for cancer.
Founded in 1965, UCI is the youngest member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. The campus has produced three Nobel laureates and is known for its academic achievement, premier research, innovation, and anteater mascot. The UCI School of Medicine is annually ranked as one of the top schools for research and is dedicated to advancing medical knowledge and clinical practice through scholarly research, physician education, and high-quality care. The medical school nurtures the development of medical students, resident physicians, scientists, and scholars in the clinical and basic sciences and supports the dissemination of research advances for the benefit of society. Each year, the school educates more than 400 medical students and trains more than 700 residents and fellows at UCI Medical Center and affiliated institutions.