Venita Williams

Venita L. Williams, M.D.

  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Radiation Oncologist

Venita L. Williams, M.D.

Clinical Specialties
  • Radiation Oncology
Areas of Expertise
  • Intraoperative Radiation Therapy
  • Brain tumors
  • head and neck cancers
  • sarcoma
  • lymphoma
  • breast
  • lung
  • gastrointestinal
  • gynecologic
  • pediatric malignancies
Other Languages Spoken
  • Taiwanese
  • Spanish
Venita Williams, M.D., a board-certified radiation oncologist, is passionate about making technological advancements and clinical trials available to her patients, and actively participates in educating and treating eligible patients on multiple local and international research protocols.  She also has an interest in Integrative Oncology, and the incorporation of alternative modalities to support the whole person who is undergoing cancer therapy

Dr. Williams specializes in the treatment of brain tumors, head and neck cancers, sarcoma, lymphoma, breast, lung, gastrointestinal, gynecologic and pediatric malignancies. She is highly trained and well-versed in the newest equipment and systems, including Optune (alternating electric field therapy) and Mobetron (intraoperative electron radiotherapy), in addition to advanced linear accelerator systems capable of delivering SRS (stereotactic radiosurgery), SBRT (stereotactic body radiotherapy) and IMRT (intensity modulated radiotherapy) treatments

A graduate of UCLA, Dr. Williams received her medical degree from the University of Rochester and continued her training at Loma Linda University and UC Irvine.

Before joining City of Hope, Dr. Williams spent a decade at St. Joseph Hospital of Orange where she appeared in patient-oriented videos explaining the different radiation systems available.
 
  • 2018-present, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 2008-present, Radiation Oncologist, St. Joseph Hospital of Orange, Orange, CA

Affiliate Location
 
St. Joseph Hospital of Orange
The Center for Cancer Prevention & Treatment
1000 W. La Veta Ave.
Orange, CA 92868
714-734-6250

Degrees

  • 2003, M.D., University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry, Rochester, NY
  • 1998, B.S., University of California Los Angeles, CA

Residency

  • 2004-2008, Resident, Radiation Oncology, University of California Irvine, Medical Center, Irvine, CA
  • 2004-2008, Resident, Radiation Oncology, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 2004-2008, Resident, Radiation Oncology, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Long Beach, CA
  • 2004-2008, Resident, Radiation Oncology, Long Beach Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Long Beach, CA

Internship

  • 2003-2004, Internship Internal Medicine, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA
  • 2003-2004, Internship Internal Medicine, Loma Linda Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA
  • 2003-2004, Internship Internal Medicine, Riverside County Regional Medical Center, Riverside, CA
  • Williams VL, Puthawala A, Phan TP, Sharma A, Syed AMN. Interstitial hyperthermia During HDR brachytherapy monotherapy for treatment of early stage prostate cancer with benign prostate hyperphlasia (abstract).  Brachytherapy 6(2):86, 2007.
  • 2007, American Brachytherapy Society
  • 2004, American Society for Therapeutic and Radiation Oncology
  • 2004, Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology
  • 2004, Radiological Society of North American
  • 2004, American College of Radiology
  • 2002, American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • 1998, American Medical Association
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