David A. Larson M.D.

David A. Larson, M.D.

Primary Specialties
  • Radiation Oncology

2500 Mowry Ave., #222
Fremont, CA 94538
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Phone (510) 818-1160

  • Office Information

    Primary Office

    2500 Mowry Ave., #222
    Fremont, CA 94538
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    (510) 818-1160

    (510) 818-1195

  • About

    Physician Bio

    Board certified in therapeutic radiology and recognized nationally and
    internationally for his work in stereotactic radiosurgery for the treatment
    of brain tumors, Dr. Larson serves as co-medical director of the Taylor
    McAdam Bell Neuroscience Institute’s Gamma Knife Program.

    Prior to opening his Fremont-based private practice and joining the medical
    community at Washington Hospital Healthcare System in 2007, Dr. Larson
    was Professor in Residence at the Departments of Radiation Oncology and
    Neurological Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. He
    was also co-director of the university’s Gamma Knife Program, a
    position he held for 16 years. In addition, Dr. Larson was clinical chief
    of Long Hospital Radiation Oncology, co-director of the Cyberknife Spine
    Radiosurgery Program, director of the Cyberknife Body Radiosurgery Program
    and principal investigator of the Brain Tumor Research Center, all at UCSF.

    In addition to his many years as a professor and mentor, Dr. Larson has
    led and/or participated in numerous research protocols focusing on management
    of central nervous system and body tumors using the most advanced radiation
    therapy treatments. Dr. Larson has also performed thousands of formal
    radiation oncology consultations.

    Dr. Larson is active in numerous professional organizations and associations,
    speaking, moderating panels and participating on many task groups, and
    he has been a consultant U.S. agencies and corporations. He has published
    hundreds of medical journal and peer-reviewed articles and abstracts and
    has served as editor or peer reviewer for numerous publications in the
    fields of radiation oncology and neurosurgery.

    Dr. Larson received his medical degree from the University of Miami Miller
    School of Medicine and performed his internship at the University of California,
    San Francisco and his residency training in radiation oncology at Harvard
    Medical School’s Joint Center for Radiation Therapy. He also holds
    a PhD in Experimental High Energy Physics from the University of Chicago.

    Dr. David Larson: treating brain tumors without making a single cut

    Considered the gold standard in radiosurgery, Gamma Knife Perfexion is
    used to treat many serious neurological disorders affecting the brain,
    including malignant and benign tumors, metastatic brain tumors, arteriovenous
    malformations and trigeminal neuralgia. As co-medical director of the
    Taylor McAdam Bell Neuroscience Institute’s Gamma Knife® Program,
    radiation oncologist David Larson, MD, PhD, is leading the way with this
    noninvasive and effective way to treat small brain tumors. Read more

  • Experience & Education

    Experience & Education

    Medical Education
    Harvard - Joint Center for Radiation Therapy
    Medical Education
    University of California Dean's Office Postdoctoral Education
    Medical Education
    University of Miami School of Medicine