About me

Dr. Kavita K. Mishra is a radiation oncologist who specializes in proton beam therapy, a technique that intensely targets tumors while causing less damage to surrounding tissues. She uses it to treat certain cancerous as well as noncancerous eye conditions.

Mishra's research focuses on outcomes for patients with uveal melanoma, particularly with respect to tumor control, preservation of the eye and quality of life issues.

Mishra earned her medical degree from UCSF. Subsequently, she completed a master of public health degree at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She completed a residency in radiation oncology at UCSF, serving as chief resident.

  • Education

    UCSF School of Medicine, 2002

    Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, MPH, 2003

  • Residencies

    UCSF Medical Center, Radiation Oncology, 2008

  • Board Certifications

    Radiation Oncology, American Board of Radiology

  • Academic Title

    Associate Professor

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