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CHRISTOPHER STRAKA, MD

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

  • BS in Earth & Ocean Sciences | Duke University 2011
  • MD | University of Texas Southwestern 2015
  • Residency | UC San Diego 2020
  • Clinical Focus | Head/Neck Cancer, Prostate Cancer, General Radiation Oncology

Dr. Straka is a Clinical Radiation Oncologist based at our 4S Ranch Treatment Facility. He treats a wide variety of cancers including Head/Neck Tumors and Prostate Cancer. He also has an interest in the treatment of Dupuytren’s Contracture, a non-malignant (benign) condition.

His research interest focuses on improving patients’ and caregivers’ experiences as they receive cancer care. He has developed novel, patient-facing smartphone apps, and he believes that current and emerging technologies will synergistically improve patient care and ultimately deepen the doctor-patient relationship.