The Staff

About Us

Cancer Care Institute is dedicated to the treatment of cancer through compassion, caring for the individual, and evidence based medicine. Our education and experience allow us to offer you the utmost care while undergoing radiation therapy. We will anticipate your needs and do our best in creating a comfortable and positive experience during your treatment at The Cancer Care Institute.

Our Patient Care Staff




Morteza Dowlatshshi, M.D. , D.A.B.R.

Medical Director and Radiation Oncologist

Fellow of the American College of Radiation Oncology

The Cancer Care Institute is under the medical direction of Morteza Dowlatshahi, MD. Working with a network of more than 40 medical associates, Dr. Dowlatshahi will ensure individual personalized care with each primary physician, patient and family member.

Dr. Dowlatshahi completed his undergraduate study at the University of California, Berkeley with high honors. He went on to medical school at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He completed Residency and specialization training at UCLA and Southern California Permanente Medical Group under the chairmanship of A. Robert Kagen, MD.

Dr. Dowlatshahi is a Diplomat of the American Board of Radiology in Radiation Oncology as well as being honored as the Fellow of the American College of Radiation Oncology. He previously served as the Clinical Director of Radiation Oncology at the East Bay Regional Cancer Center, as well as San Jose Medical Center. Dr. Dowlatshahi currently serves as the Chair of Cancer Services for Regional Medical Center of San Jose.

Dr. Dowlatshahi’s field of expertise includes brachytherapy and stereotactic radiosurgery. He has presented and published numerous original papers both nationally and internationally on topics related to head and neck cancer, gynecologic malignancies, and stereotactic radiosurgery.