Arno Mundt, MD, Radiation Oncology, San Diego, CA, UC San Diego Medical Center – Hillcrest


Radiation Oncology San Diego, CA

Gynecologic Cancer

Chair Department of Radiation Medicine and Applied Sciences UCSD

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  • Arno J. Mundt, MD, is a board-certified radiation oncologist whose expertise is in gynecologic and prostate cancers using a variety of novel treatment modalities, including image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) and intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT).
    He is the founding chair of the Department of Radiation Medicine and Applied Sciences at UC San Diego School of Medicine and senior deputy director of UC San Diego Health’s Moores Cancer Center, the region’s only comprehensive cancer center recognized by the National Cancer Institute.

    Dr. Mundt has won numerous awards for patient care, including being named one of America’s top doctors for cancer care and one of San Diego’s top doctors, multiple times. He is internationally recognized in the field for his contributions to developing new radiation techniques to improve cancer treatment and has authored or co-authored more than 180 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters on advanced radiation oncology techniques.

    Prior to joining UC San Diego Health in 2006, Dr. Mundt was an associate professor in the Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology at University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and an invited visiting professor at numerous prestigious medical centers, including the Mayo Clinic, Washington University School of Medicine, and Stanford University.

    Dr. Mundt completed fellowship and residency training in radiation oncology at the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine. He also completed a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at George Washington University School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree at University of Michigan Medical School. He is board certified in radiation oncology.

Education & Training

  • University of Chicago
    University of ChicagoResidency, Radiation Oncology, 1990 - 1994
  • George Washington University
    George Washington UniversityResidency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 1988 - 1990
  • George Washington University
    George Washington UniversityInternship, Internal Medicine, 1987 - 1988
  • University of Michigan Medical School
    University of Michigan Medical SchoolClass of 1987
  • Stanford UniversityB.A., Philosophy, With distinction, 1983

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2006 - 2022
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1999 - 2008
  • American Board of Radiology Radiation Oncology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Achievement Award Radiating Hope, 2014
  • Educator of the Year Award UCSD Department of Radiation Medicine and Applied Sciences, 2014
  • President American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO), 2013
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Adverse events involving radiation oncology medical devices: comprehensive analysis of US Food and Drug Administration data, 1991 to 2015  
    Connor MJ, Marshall DC, Moiseenko V, Moore K, Cervino L, Atwood T, Sanghvi P, Mundt AJ, Pawlicki T, Recht A, Hattangadi-Gluth JA, Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 1/1/2017
  • Bone Marrow-sparing Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy With Concurrent Cisplatin For Stage IB-IVA Cervical Cancer: An International Multicenter Phase II Clinical Tr...  
    Mell LK, Sirák I, Wei L, Tarnawski R, Mahantshetty U, Yashar CM, McHale MT, Xu R, Honerkamp-Smith G, Carmona R, Wright M, Williamson CW, Kasaová L, Li N, Kry S, Michal..., Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 1/1/2017
  • Gray Anatomy: The case of the missing “s”  
    Seibert TM, Mundt AJ, Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 1/1/2016
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Business in Radiation Oncology 
    Orlando, FL - 1/1/2016
  • Cervical Cancer: Prospectives from the Fringes 
    New York, NY - 1/1/2016
  • Contouring in Cervical Cancer Patients (Intact and Postoperative) 
    Santiago, Chile - 1/1/2016
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  • Informed Prostate Cancer Support Group 
    KUSI Morning News
    San Diego, CA - 1/1/2015
  • Radiation Oncology in Africa: Improving Access to Cancer Treatment on the African Continent
  • UCSD Downsizes Plans for Proton Center 
    San Diego Tribune
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Press Mentions

  • California Protons Is Now Affiliated with UC San Diego Health Cancer Network
    California Protons Is Now Affiliated with UC San Diego Health Cancer NetworkJune 26, 2019 00:41

Other Languages

  • French

Hospital Affiliations