24/7 Patient Assistance: 760-405-8205

Al Taira, MD

Radiation Oncologist

Write a review
Doctor's profile photo

Request a call back

Conditions Treated Laryngeal Cancer Lung Cancer Ovarian Cancer Pericardial Mesothelioma Peritoneal Mesothelioma Pleural Mesothelioma Testicular Mesothelioma

specialties & services

  • Bio & Insurance Information
  • Education & Training


    Stanford University

    Medical School


    St Mary's Hospital Medical Center



    University of Washington


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Radiology - Radiation Oncology

  • Hospital & Practice

    El Camino Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (650) 940-7000

    2500 Grant Rd

    Mountain View, California 94040

    Read More

    Good Samaritan Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (213) 977-2121

    1225 Wilshire Blvd

    Los Angeles, California 90017

    Read More
  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Al Taira has contributed to 3 publications.

    Metformin is not associated with improved biochemical free survival or cause-specific survival in men with prostate cancer treated with permanent interstitial brachyth...

    Taira, A. V.,Merrick, G. S.,Galbreath, R. W.,Morris, M.,Butler, W. M.,Adamovich, E.; J Contemp Brachytherapy. 2014 Oct 23.

    See more >>

    ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Definitive External-Beam Irradiation in Stage T1 and T2 Prostate Cancer.

    Nguyen, P. L.,Aizer, A.,Assimos, D. G.,D'Amico, A. V.,Frank, S. J.,Gottschalk, A. R.,Gustafson, G. S.,Hsu, I. C.,McLaughlin, P. W.,Merrick, G.,Rosenthal, S. A.,Showalt...; Am. J. Clin. Oncol.. 2014 Sep 03.

    See more >>

    Long-term outcomes of prostate cancer patients with Gleason pattern 5 treated with combined brachytherapy and external beam radiotherapy.

    Taira, A. V.,Merrick, G. S.,Galbreath, R. W.,Butler, W. M.,Lief, J. H.,Adamovich, E.,Wallner, K. E.; Brachytherapy. 2013 Feb 12.

    See more >>