Education

Fellowship
Internal Medicine, UC San Francisco School of Medicine, 1981
Fellowship
Radiation Oncology, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, 1981
Residency
Radiation Oncology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1979
Residency
Internal Medicine, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 1976
Internship
Internal Medicine, Kaiser Foundation Hospital- Oakland, 1975
Degree
MD, UCLA School of Medicine, 1974

Medical Board Certifications

Medical Oncology
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1981
Therapeutic Radiology
American Board of Radiology, 1979
Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1978

Gender

Male

State License

G29678
  • About Me

    About Me

    Preferred Name: D. Jeffrey Demanes

    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.

    ORGANIZATION AFFILIATIONS

    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

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  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Medical Oncology
    American Board of Internal Medicine, 1981
    Therapeutic Radiology
    American Board of Radiology, 1979
    Internal Medicine
    American Board of Internal Medicine, 1978

    Education

    Fellowship
    Internal Medicine, UC San Francisco School of Medicine, 1981
    Fellowship
    Radiation Oncology, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, 1981
    Residency
    Radiation Oncology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1979
    Residency
    Internal Medicine, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 1976
    Internship
    Internal Medicine, Kaiser Foundation Hospital- Oakland, 1975
    Degree
    MD, UCLA School of Medicine, 1974
  • Clinical Interests
    • 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
  • Research

    Publications

  • News & Awards

    Awards

    HONORS AND FELLOWSHIP AWARDS
    • 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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