Dr Deepak Khuntia
Dr. Khuntia is a board-certified radiation oncologist who serves as the SVP and Chief Medical Officer at Varian Medical Systems. Over the past 5 years, Dr. Khuntia has expanded his team with global responsibilities over all aspects requiring clinical expertise, including but not limited to regulatory, research, education, product support, mergers and acquisitions. In addition to his responsibilities at Varian, he continues to hold a part time clinical practice in Radiation Oncology in the Bay Area where he has a special interest in advanced radiation technologies, central nervous system tumors, head and neck cancer, and lung cancer. He continues to remain academically active while co-chairing multiple cooperative group trials and also serving as an examiner for the American Board of Radiology. Dr. Khuntia holds an undergraduate and medical school degree both from the University of Illinois and has completed his residency in Radiation Oncology at the Cleveland Clinic. Prior to moving to the Bay Area, he was an Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin where he served multiple leadership roles including Residency Director, Director of Radiation Oncology Outreach, and Course Director of Oncology for the Medical School. Dr. Khuntia is considered an expert in brain tumors, head and neck cancer and lung cancer and has published over 100 articles, book chapters, and abstracts. In his free time, Dr. Khuntia enjoys playing tennis, fishing, hunting, and spending time with his two children, wife and dog.
Innovations in Radiation Oncology: Adaptive and FLASH Radiation
Chief Medical Officer, Varian Medical Systems Palo Alto