Peter V. Chen, M.D.

Hoag Neurosciences Institute

  • Radiation Oncologist
Phone 949-764-6066 Fax

Peter V. Chen, M.D. earned his bachelors degree in mechanical engineering with high honors and a second bachelors degree in rhetoric with honors and high distinction in general scholarship from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Chen completed a masters degree in biomechanical engineering at Stanford University and a fellowship at the Stanford School of Engineering. He earned his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he also completed an internship in internal medicine at UCLA San Fernando Valley Program and a residency in radiation oncology at UCLA.

Dr. Chen received additional training at UCLA’s comprehensive cancer center, including experience with Stereotactic Radiosurgery/Radiotherapy (Novalis), HDR, CT Simulation and Conformal Therapy (AQSim, Theraplan, ADAC), IMRT, and Prostate Brachytherapy. He was also chief resident before joining Hoag in 2004.

He is a diplomate with the American Board of Radiology and is California State-certified for radiopharmaceutical delivery (Samarium, I131 for thyroid cancer). Dr. Chen is involved with many clinical research projects on stereotactic radiosurgery and radiation oncology. He is an invited speaker and lecturer across the United States on topics including external beam radiotherapy and radiation oncology.