Dr. Faisal Ahmed is a UCI Health radiation oncologist who specializes in the management of early and advanced breast cancer, head and neck malignancies, tumors of the central nervous system and skin.
He is versed in a variety of treatment methods, including stereotactic procedures, external beam radiation therapy, intensity-modulated radiation therapy, volumetric arc therapy, image-guided radiation therapy, proton beam therapy, ultrahigh-dose hypofractionated radiation therapy and accelerated partial breast irradiation therapy.
Ahmed earned his medical degree at the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City. He completed an internal medicine internship at Weill Cornell Medical in New York City, followed by a residency in radiation oncology at Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda, Calif., where he served as chief resident. Next, he completed a clinical fellowship in stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic ablative radiation at Stanford University Hospital in Palo Alto, Calif.
He is the author or co-author of numerous published research papers on improved cancer control outcomes and various radiation treatments, including stereotactic ablative radiation. He has given presentations at several national conferences and his work has appeared in such publications as JAMA Ophthalmology, Radiotherapy and Oncology, American Journal of Clinical Oncology, Practical Radiation Oncology, Medical Dosimetry and eLife.
Ahmed is dedicated to excellent and personalized medical care. His goal is to treat each patient with the highest level of respect and compassion.
He sees patients at the UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center in Orange.