Dr. Mitchell Kamrava is an Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at UCLA. He completed his residency training in radiation oncology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland and completed a brachytherapy fellowship at UCLA. Following his fellowship, he has served as chief of the gynecologic and sarcoma services and a member of the division of brachytherapy involved in the treatment of head and neck, skin, breast, prostate, gynecologic, and other cancers in the Department of Radiation Oncology at UCLA. In 2015 Dr. Kamrava was selected to be the Chief of the Division of Brachytherapy at UCLA. Dr. Kamrava is board certified by the American Board of Radiology and is currently the only physician in the Department of Radiation Oncology who is actively involved with both external beam radiation therapy and brachytherapy.
Dr. Kamrava serves on the editorial board for multiple journals (Brachytherapy, Journal of Contemporary Brachytherapy, and Journal, Contemporary Radiation Oncology) and is a reviewer for multiple medical journals. He is currently editing a book dedicated to the practice of brachytherapy. He's spoken both on a national and international level on various topics including focal therapy for prostate cancer and image guided radiation therapy for cervical cancer. He is also involved in developing national guidelines for the appropriate practice of brachytherapy.