Savita Dandapani, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Radiation Oncologist

Savita Dandapani, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Specialties
  • Radiation Oncology
Areas of Expertise
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Radioimmunotherapy
  • Brain and Central Nervous System Tumors
  • Radionuclide Therapy
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS)
  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)
  • Image-Guided Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IG-IMRT) / TomoTherapy
  • Electronic Brachytherapy
Research Focus
  • Radiation Treatment for Lymphoma, Genitourinary and Brain Cancers
  • Radioimmunotherapy
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)
Savita Dandapani, M.D., Ph.D., is a radiation oncologist who specializes in improving treatment outcomes and reducing side effects for cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy. She has been recognized numerous times for her clinical and research work in the topic, including a clinical cancer research award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and a research award from American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).
Dr. Dandapani earned her doctoral and medical degrees from Harvard Medical School, respectively, and completed her radiation oncology residency at the University of Southern California.
  • 2013 - Present Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Lymphoma
  • Brain Tumors
  • Pituitary Disorders



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  • M.D., Ph.D.
  • 2000 –2008 Doctor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • 1996 –2000 Bachelor of Science, Biology, Bachelor of Science, Literature, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA


  • 2009 –2013 Resident, Radiation Oncology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA


  • 2008 –2009 Transitional Intern, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, CA
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  • American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Radiological Society of North America
  • American College of Radiology
  • Radiation Therapy Oncology Group
  • American College of Radiation Oncology
  • American Brachytherapy Society
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