Core Faculty

 Undergraduate - University of California, Berkeley  Medical School - University of Southern California  Residency - Loma Linda University Medical Center  Faculty Member Since 1989

Undergraduate - University of California, Berkeley

Medical School - University of Southern California

Residency - Loma Linda University Medical Center

Faculty Member Since 1989

ROy A. Abendroth MD

Vice Chairman, Breast Cancer Center of Excellence Director, California Pacific Medical Center

Dr. Abendroth is an accomplished musician and plays the trumpet in local jazz bands as well as directing a separate jazz band himself. He lives with his family here in San Francisco and enjoys music, bowling, and coaching track. He loves to bring a new favorite wine to our monthly journal club meetings. You can find him jamming with his jazz bands or spending time with his family.

 Undergraduate - Yale University  Medical School - University of Pittsburgh  Residency - UCSF Mount Zion  Fellowship - Royal Marsden Hospital, London  Fellowship - Hammersmith Hospital, London  Faculty Member Since 1971

Undergraduate - Yale University

Medical School - University of Pittsburgh

Residency - UCSF Mount Zion

Fellowship - Royal Marsden Hospital, London

Fellowship - Hammersmith Hospital, London

Faculty Member Since 1971

Barry M. Chauser MD

Medical Director, Seton Medical Center

Dr. Chauser lives with his wife here in San Francisco and enjoys the opera,
theater, teaching, and practicing general medicine atop of his oncologic duties. You can find him in the medicine wards at Seton taking primary responsibility on his patients or driving about in his Tesla Model S.

 Undergraduate - Kenyon College  Graduate - University of Wisconsin, Madison  Fellowship - University of California, San Francisco  Faculty Member Since 2016

Undergraduate - Kenyon College

Graduate - University of Wisconsin, Madison

Fellowship - University of California, San Francisco

Faculty Member Since 2016

Ronny Chin PhD

Chief Physicist, California Pacific Medical Center; Assistant Professor, University of Rochester

Dr. Chin started his career at the University of Rochester and later became the chief physicist at the Alta Bates Medical Center in Oakland, CA. He transferred positions to CPMC to take the role of chief physicist at CPMC and to head the physics education program for the residents. He enjoys fine dining and spending time with his son and you can find him in some of San Francisco's greatest restaurants with his family.

 Undergraduate - University of California, Los Angeles  Medical School - University of California, San Diego  Residency - California Pacific Medical Center  Faculty Member Since 2015

Undergraduate - University of California, Los Angeles

Medical School - University of California, San Diego

Residency - California Pacific Medical Center

Faculty Member Since 2015

Alexander Geng MD

Medical Director, San Francisco Cyberknife

Dr. Geng is an avid explorer and lives here in San Francisco. He established the Cyberknife program here in San Francisco with Dr. Meyer and has a strong interest in central nervous system malignancies. You can find him hiking through a state park, at the archery range, or at home playing the piano.

 Undergraduate - University of California, Berkeley  Medical School - University of California, Davis  Residency - St Mary’s Medical Center  Faculty Member Since 1981

Undergraduate - University of California, Berkeley

Medical School - University of California, Davis

Residency - St Mary’s Medical Center

Faculty Member Since 1981

Sara M. Huang MD

Medical Director, St Mary's Medical Center; Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF School of Medicine

Dr. Huang grew up in San Francisco and has been in the San Francisco Bay Area ever since. She currently resides in Marin County and loves The City for all of its art, culture, and dining. She enjoys traveling, reading, going to the theater, and discovering new restaurants with her two daughters. You can find her at the Golden Gate theater watching the newest musical in town or in any of the nearby restaurants. 

 Undergraduate - University of Ottawa  Medical School - University of Ottawa  Residency - Hamilton Regional Center, McMaster University  Faculty Member Since 2001

Undergraduate - University of Ottawa

Medical School - University of Ottawa

Residency - Hamilton Regional Center, McMaster University

Faculty Member Since 2001

John W. Lee MD

Chairman, Graduate Medical Education Director, Radiation Oncology Program Director, California Pacific Medical Center

Dr. Lee started his career in Canada as a brachytherapy specialist. He moved
to San Francisco with his family to be the brachytherapist for the group and
became the program director for the residency program after the program
moved its headquarters to CPMC. He is an avid traveler and has visited more
than 200 countries across the globe with his wife and daughter.

 Undergraduate - University of California, Berkeley  Residency - Stanford University  Fellowship - Stanford University  Faculty Member Since 1982

Undergraduate - University of California, Berkeley

Residency - Stanford University

Fellowship - Stanford University

Faculty Member Since 1982

John L. Meyer MD FACR FASTRO

Medical Director, Saint Francis Memorial Hospital; Adjunct Clinical Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine

Dr. Meyer has been a strong advocate for Radiation Oncology through the many conferences he has organized, books edited, and chapters and scientific contributions published. Also an avid patron of the performing arts, he is often at the SF Symphony, world music concerts, and pop and jazz events here and elsewhere across the country. He is a sports enthusiast and you can find him biking, swimming, traveling, and learning about our amazing world.

 Undergraduate - Auburn University  Medical School - Morsani School of Medicine, University of South Florida  Residency - St Mary's Medical Center  Faculty Member Since 1985

Undergraduate - Auburn University

Medical School - Morsani School of Medicine, University of South Florida

Residency - St Mary's Medical Center

Faculty Member Since 1985

Mark C. Rounsaville MD

Rectal Cancer Center of Excellence, California Pacific Medical Center; Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF School of Medicine

Dr. Rounsaville is an avid outdoorsman and loves the natural beauty of the San Francisco Bay Area as well as its world class sports teams. He lives with his family in Marin County and enjoys hosting gettogethers in the area. He is not one to shy away from a good conversation about politics or a good debate regarding who the front-runner is for the Super Bowl. You can find him in the park spending time with his wife and daughter or watching the game with them.

 Medical School - Guangzhou Medical College  Internship - Raritan Bay Medical Center  Residency - California Pacific Medical Center  Faculty Member Since 2003

Medical School - Guangzhou Medical College

Internship - Raritan Bay Medical Center

Residency - California Pacific Medical Center

Faculty Member Since 2003

Meiwen Wu MD

Seton Medical Center

Dr. Wu began her career as a physician in China but moved to Daly City with
her husband to study therapeutic radiation here in San Francisco. She enjoys the San Francisco Bay Area’s incredible cultural diversity and the natural beauty of the terrain. She travels back to China frequently with her husband but when she is back in the States, she loves reading and trying new foods.

 Medical School - Nantong Medical College  Graduate School - Dartmouth School of Medicine  Fellowship - Dartmouth School of Medicine  Faculty Member Since 1998

Medical School - Nantong Medical College

Graduate School - Dartmouth School of Medicine

Fellowship - Dartmouth School of Medicine

Faculty Member Since 1998

Li-Xi Yang MD PhD

Chief Radiobiologist, California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute; Associate Professor, Institute of Molecular Biophysics, Florida State University

Dr. Yang teaches the annual radiobiology and biostatistics courses for the residency program and is heavily involved in translational research. He is the owner of several patents for chemoradiosensitizers and lives here in the City with his wife and daughter. One compound discovered in his lab is currently being investigated in a Phase II clinical trial at Harvard and Georgetown.