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D. Jeffrey Demanes, MD


David Jeffrey Demanes, MD

UCLA Physician David Jeffrey  Demanes, MD specializes in Radiation Oncology.
Preferred Name
D. Jeffrey Demanes
Radiation Oncology
Language Spoken
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
State License Number
(310) 206-2510 CET Information / Appointments
(310) 825-9775 General Information / Appointments
Fax Number
(310) 794-9795
Voted Best Doctor

Department of Radiation Oncology
200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite B265
Los Angeles, CA 90095-6951

Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1981
Therapeutic Radiology, American Board of Radiology, 1979
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1978
Radiation Oncology, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, 1981 - 1981
Internal Medicine, UC San Francisco School of Medicine, 1979 - 1981
Radiation Oncology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1976 - 1979
Internal Medicine, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 1975 - 1976
Internal Medicine, Kaiser Foundation Hospital- Oakland, 1974 - 1975
MD, UCLA School of Medicine, 1974
Advanced Malignancies, Breast Cancer, Cancers of the Digestive Tract, Functional Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (Functional IGRT), Gastrointestinal Malignancies, General Radiation Oncology, Genitourinary, Gynecologic Oncology, Head and Neck Cancers, Interstitial Brachytherapy, Intravascular Brachytherapy, Lung Cancer, Melanoma, Prostate Brachytherapy, Prostate Cancer, Sarcoma
Department Affiliation
Provider, Radiation Oncology, High Dose Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy
Additional Information
Dr. Demanes received his bachelor of arts degree from UC Berkeley and his medical degree from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He completed residencies in internal medicine and radiation oncology at UCLA and his medical oncology fellowship at UCSF. He is the past chairman and president of the American College of Radiation Oncology.

Dr. Demanes specializes in brachytherapy, the surgical subspecialty of radiation oncology. He founded the California Endocurietherapy Center (CET) in 1981 and has performed more than 10,000 surgical radiation implants.

Dr. Demanes pioneered the use of high-dose-rate brachytherapy in prostate, head and neck, breast, GI, and gynecologic cancer. His research explores the novel use of brachytherapy in the treatment of cancer.


American Brachytherapy Society (ABS), member, 1982 - Present   
     Chairman - Economics Committee, 1998 - 2006
California Radiological Society (CRS), member, 1988 - Present
American Medical Association (AMA), member, 1990 - Present
Association of Freestanding Radiation Oncology Centers (ARFOC) member 1995 - Present
American College of Radiology (ACR) member, 1988 - Present
     Member ASTRO-ACR Commission (Health Policy Subcommittee)
American Society for Therapeutic Radiology & Oncology (ASTRO) member, 1984 - Present
     Member, Clinical Practice Committee, 1999 - 2000
     Member, Coding and Compliance Committee, 1999 - 2000
     Member, Joint Economics Committee (JEC), 2000 - 2004
     Member of JEC Regulatory Sub-Committee, 2000 - 2004
     Member, HPC (formerly HPEC) Task Force radio-immunotherapy, 2003 - 2007
     Member, HPC (formerly HPEC) Task Force, Technology Assessment, 2003 - Present
     Member, HPC (formerly HPEC) Code Utilization. & Application. Committee, 2000 - Present
     Vice-Chair, HPC (formerly HPEC) Practice Management Committee, 2003 - 2006
     Member, HPC (formerly HPEC) CPT Code Development Committee, 2005 - Present
     Chair, HPC Regulatory Committee 2004 - 2007
     Member, ASTRO Commission for the ACR, 2006 - Present
     Chair Health Policy Committee 2007 - Present
     Co-Chair, HPC of the Health Policy Council - Present
     Member, HPC of the Code Development and Valuation Subcommittee - Present
     Member, HPC of the Payment Systems Committee - Present
American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO) member, 1990 - Present
     Economics Committee Member, 1998 - Present
     Member Board of Chancellors, 2000 - Present
     Chairman Annual Meeting Planning Committee, 2003 & 2004
     Vice President, 2003 & 2004
     President, 2005 & 2006
     Chairman of the Board, 2007 - 2009
     Chairman Nominating Committee 2009

Awards & Recognition
  • Fellow - American College of Radiation Oncology (FACRO) - 2007
  • Fellow - American College of Radiology (FACR) - 2007
  • Fellow - American Society Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology (FASTRO) - 2008
  • Henry S. Kaplan Teaching Award - Radiation Oncology Faculty Teacher of the Year
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Radiation Oncology - 2004
  • Golden Nugget Award Radiation Oncology Resident Teaching Award Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Radiation Oncology 2007
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