Few medical professionals are as well-versed and experienced in all facets of radiation oncology as Nayana L. Vora, M.D. For more than three decades, Dr. Vora has been a fixture at City of Hope, where she serves as a clinical professor.
Dr. Vora is a nationally recognized authority on brachytherapy, which uses radioactive “seeds” to target tumors. Her main interest is treating breast cancers with radiation treatment.
Dr. Vora has authored over 50 publications in peer-reviewed journals and delivered dozens of abstracts and presentations. She serves on numerous committees at City of Hope, as well as national committees.
1972, M.B.B.S., Bombay University, Bombay, India (Rotating)
1998-present, Clinical Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
2002, Clinical Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA
1995-1998, Acting Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
1993-1995, Clinical Director and Acting Associate Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
1991-present, Associate Clinical Professor, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA
1988-1992, Associate Radiation Oncologist, Department of Radiation Oncology, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
1985-1990, Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA
1979-1987, Staff Radiation Oncologist, Department of Radiation Oncology, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
1978-1979, Staff Radiation Oncologist, Intercommunity Hospital, Covina, CA
Awards & Memberships
Los Angeles Radiological Society
Southern California Society of Therapeutic Radiology
American Endocurietherapy Society
American Society for Therapeutic Radiology & Oncology
American Society of Clinical Onoclogy
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Dr Vora is best in class. - Verified patient
Dr. Vora is excellent, caring, respectful, knowledgeable & AWESOME! - Verified patient
Very good work in City of Hope, continue doing that excellent work overall in the treatment to the patient it's very important that they make us feel that they understand our pain & we are not another number. - Verified patient
Dr. Vora was professional and personable. She outlined her recommended treatment plan and understood my decision regarding certain treatments. - Verified patient
Always good experience. Lucky, to be able to go to City of Hope. Dr. Vora is retiring. This was my last appointment with her after about 9 years. She helped save my life and is a wonderful doctor. - Verified patient