Dechen Dolkar

Dechen Dolkar, M.D.

  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Medical Director of Radiation Oncology, St. Jude Medical Center
  • Radiation Oncologist

Dechen Dolkar, M.D.

Clinical Specialties
  • Radiation Oncology
Areas of Expertise
  • Stereotactic and Image-guided Radiotherapy Radioisotopes for Lymphoma, Prostate Cancer and Thyroid Cancer
  • Brachytherapy for Breast Cancer
Dr. Dolkar goes above & beyond for her patients. She is a very warm & caring person. She is also a great listener.”  - Patient

Dechen Dolkar, M.D., is often praised by patients for her precision, thoroughness and demeanor. She joins City of Hope following more than two decades of experience at prestigious medical centers throughout Southern California.

Dr. Dolkar has experience in the latest radiation oncology tools and procedures, ranging from stereotactic and image-guided radiotherapy, to radioisotopes for lymphoma, prostate and thyroid cancer, and brachytherapy for breast cancer.

After receiving her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering and medical degree from University of Southern California, she completed her residency at UCLA Medical Center.
 
  • 2018 - present, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 2006 - present, Medical Director of Radiation Oncology, Fred A. Jordan Radiation Oncology Center, St. Jude Medical Center, Fullerton, CA
  • 1999 - 2018, Radiation Oncologist, Fred A. Jordan Radiation Oncology Center, St. Jude Medical Center, Fullerton, CA
  • 1999 - 2001, Radiation Oncologist, Valley Radiotherapy Associates at Providence St. Joseph’s, Burbank and Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, Mission Hills, CA.

Affiliate Location
 
St. Jude Medical Center
Fred A. Jordan Family Radiation Oncology Center
2151 N. Harbor Blvd., Suite 515
Fullerton, CA 92835
714-446-5632
 

Degrees

  • 1994, M.D., University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1989, B.S., Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1987, B.S., Biology, Santa Monica City College, Santa Monica, CA

Residency

  • 1998 - 1999, Chief Resident, Radiation Oncology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1995 - 1999, Resident, Radiation Oncology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Internship

  • 1994 - 1995, Intern, Internal Medicine, White Memorial Center, Los Angeles, CA
Israel V.K., Russell C.A., Dolkar D., Streeter O. Recurrent Mediastinal Nonseminomatous germ cell Malignancy. Tumor Board, 301-306, 1997.

Do T.M., Parker R.G., Do C., Tran L., Do L., Dolkar D. Salvage radiotherapy for biochemical clinical failures following radical prostatectomy. The Cancer Journal, 4:324-330, 1998.

Dolkar D., Ziegler W., Vinuela F., Do T.M., Juillard G.J.F. Radiotherapy for vascular malformation of the head and neck.  Abstract accepted by American Radium Society, Hawaii, April 1999.

Do T.M., Do D., Parker R.G., Dolkar D., Smith R. Postoperative radiotherapy for carcinoma of the prostate: impact on both local control and distant disease free survival.  Abstract accepted by American Radium Society, Hawaii, April 1999.
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  • American College of Radiation Oncology
  • Southern California Radiation Oncology Society
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
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