Neurological Oncology – A Multidisciplinary Approach to Treatment

Service: Topics: Organization:
Orange Coast Memorial
Featured speaker:

Asif R. Harsolia, MD

Specialties:
  • Radiation Oncology

Asif R. Harsolia, M.D. is a board certified cancer specialist in Radiation Oncology.Originally from Michigan, Dr. Harsolia obtained his Bachelors of Science in Biopsychology from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.  He then went on to obtain his medical doctorate from the University of Michigan Medical School with honors in radiation oncology. 

Following this, he succesfully completed his internship and residency at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan where he had the privilege of training with some of the world's top specialists in the field of radiation oncology obtaining highly specialized skills in advanced radiation techniques such as brachytherapy, image-guidance, radiosurgery, and intensity modulated radiation therapy.  While there, he also served as the Chief Resident.

He has authored multiple scientific publications in the fields of breast, prostate, and lung cancer resulting in multiple awards for his work including the first place clinical research award from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) for his work on breast cancer, the first place award in the Delmar H. Mahrt Resident Research Competition from the Michigan Society of Therapeutic Radiologists and Oncologists, the RSNA Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award and the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO) Wong Scholarship Award.

Dr. Harsolia retains memberships in numerous oncologic societies.

He is on the medical staff at Orange Coast Memorial, Long Beach Memorial, and Saddleback Memorial Hospitals and is a clinical professor of radiation oncology at the University of California – Irvine.

Podcast Summary

A brain tumor is a mass or growth of abnormal cells in your brain.  There are many different types of brain and spine tumors. 

Board certified cancer specialist in Radiation Oncology, Asif R. Harsolia, MD, addresses the latest advancements and multidisciplinary approach to treating brain and spine tumors, and other neurological cancers, with the precise accuracy of CyberKnife.