Dr. Puja Venkat joins the department as an Assistant Professor in Radiation Oncology. She completed her undergraduate studies at Stanford University. Receiving her medical degree from the University Of Toledo College Of Medicine, she then completed residency training at the University of South Florida/Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.
She developed her interest in brachytherapy during her training at Moffitt and pursued a Brachytherapy Fellowship here at UCLA Radiation Oncology. Dr. Venkat has a strong interest in gynecological, head and neck, prostate and breast cancers and is looking forward to working with the teams to expand clinical applications for brachytherapy across disease sites.