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.