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    Daniel Schiffner

    Daniel Schiffner, M.D.

    Radiation Oncology

    (Board Certified)
    Accepting new patients

    Offers My Health Online

    Palo Alto Center
    795 El Camino Real
    Lee Building, Level A
    Palo Alto, California 94301
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    (650) 853-2954 
    Sunnyvale Center
    301 Old San Francisco Road
    Street Level
    Sunnyvale, California 94087
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    (408) 730-2820 

    Professional Interests

    Radiation Oncology
    Brachytherapy, Brain tumors, Breast cancer, Head and neck cancer, High dose rate brachytherapy, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Image guided radiation therapy (IGRT), Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), Lung cancer, Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Prostate cancer, Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)

    Spoken Languages

    Spanish (Good)

    Personal Interests

    In his free time, Dr. Schiffner enjoys running, skiing, travel, scuba diving, cinema, and exploring the Bay Area with his wife and young daughter.


    Community Activities:
    Radiation Oncology Leadership: Chairman, Planning Committee, 66th Annual Midwinter Radiation Oncology Conference of the Los Angeles Radiological Society (2013 – Present); Chairman, Planning Committee, 65th Annual Midwinter Radiation Oncology Conference of the Los Angeles Radiological Society (2012 - 2013); Board of Directors, Southern California Radiation Oncology Society; Continuing Education Committee, Los Angeles Radiological Society (2011 - Present); Subcommittee on Radiation Oncology, Los Angeles Radiological Society (2011 - Present); Planning Committee, 64th Annual Midwinter Radiation Oncology Conference of the Los Angeles Radiological Society (2011 - 2012)

    Professional Society Memberships: American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO), American Brachytherapy Society (ABS), American College of Radiology (ACR), California Radiological Society (CRS), Los Angeles Radiological Society (LARS), American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), American Medical Association (AMA)



    1. Han C, Schiffner DC, Schultheiss TE, Chen YJ, Liu A, Wong JYC. “Residual setup errors and dose variations with less-than-daily image guided patient setup in external beam radiotherapy for esophageal cancer.” Radiotherapy and Oncology 2012; 102 (2): 309-14.

    2. Roa D, Schiffner DC, Zhang J, Wong J, Kuo J, Ramsinghani N, Al-Ghazi M. “The use of RapidArc volumetric modulated arc therapy to deliver stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic body radiotherapy to intracranial and extracranial targets.” Medical Dosimetry 2012; 37 (3):257-64.

    3. Schiffner DC, Gottschalk AR, Lometti M, Aubin M, Pouliot J, Speight J, Hsu IC, Shinohara K, Roach M 3rd. "Daily electronic portal imaging of implanted gold seed fiducials in patients undergoing radiotherapy after radical prostatectomy." International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics. 2007 Feb 1; 67(2): 610-9.

    4. Klein HS and Schiffner DC. “The current debate about the origins of the Paleoindians of America.” Journal of Social History 2003; 37: 483-492.

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