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Douglas Rahn, MD

Radiation Oncologist

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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Douglas Rahn is a board-certified radiation oncologist based in La Jolla, California and is specialty trained and experienced in a wide variety of radiation treatment techniques. He graduated from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and then completed his internship at the Scripps Mercy Hospital. He pursued his Radiation Oncology residency at the University of California San Diego. Dr. Rahn has been practicing for a decade and is currently affiliated with the UC San Diego Medical Center. He has published numerous clinical research papers in journals such as Cancer, International Journal of Radiation Oncology, and Practical Radiation Oncology.

  • Education & Training


    University of Virginia School of Medicine

    Medical School


    Scripps Mercy Hospital



    University of California San Diego


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Radiology - Radiation Oncology

  • Hospital & Practice

    UC San Diego Health System

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (858) 657-7000

    200 West Arbor Drive

    San Diego, California 92103

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Douglas Rahn has contributed to 3 publications.

    Comparison of outcomes following stereotactic body radiotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer in patients with and without pathological confirmation.

    Haidar, Y. M.,Rahn, D. A.,Nath, S.,Song, W.,Bazhenova, L.,Makani, S.,Fuster, M. M.,Sandhu, A. P.; Ther Adv Respir Dis. 2013 Dec 18.

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    Clinical outcomes of palliative radiation therapy for children.

    Rahn, D. A.,Mundt, A. J.,Murphy, J. D.,Schiff, D.,Adams, J.,Murphy, K. T.; Pract Radiat Oncol. 2014 Nov 22.

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    A real-time safety and quality reporting system: assessment of clinical data and staff participation.

    Rahn, D. A.,Kim, G. Y.,Mundt, A. J.,Pawlicki, T.; Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys.. 2014 Dec 03.

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