Tahir Ijaz, MD

Tahir Ijaz, MD photo

Dr. Tahir Ijaz was named as one of the 2015 “Top Doctors” in the annual San Diego Magazine “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” survey.

Dr. Ijaz received his medical degree at the University of Manitoba. He then served his residency in Radiation Oncology at the Manitoba Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation. He continued his medical training and completed his fellowship in Radiation Oncology at the MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Dr. Ijaz has a special interest in the treatment of head & neck, prostate, and lung cancers. He is also trained in the use of CyberKnife® stereotactic body therapy, radioactive seed implants for prostate, and intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT).

Dr. Ijaz is certified the American Board of Radiology in Radiation Oncology.

Areas of focus

Education

  • › MD Anderson Cancer Center - Radiation Oncology Fellowship - 1997
  • › Manitoba Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation, Radiation Oncology Residency - 1996
  • › University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine, MD - 1991

Hospital affiliations

  • › Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego
  • › Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla

Board certifications

  • › American Board of Radiology, Radiation Oncology

Memberships & associations

  • › American College of Radiation Oncology, Fellow
  • › San Diego Magazine, Top Doctor Award, Radiation Oncology - 2006 & 2009
  • › San Diego County Medical Society, Top Doctor Award, Radiation Oncology - 2006 & 2009
  • › Manitoba Cancer Center, Certificate of Merit Department of Radiation Oncology - 1996
  • › NSERC Research Scholarship in Molecular Genetics - 1987
  • › American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  • › American Brachytherapy Society
  • › Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • › Canadian Association of Radiation Oncologists
  • › California Medical Association
  • › CyberKnife Society
  • › Southern California Radiation Oncology Society
  • › San Diego County Medical Society
  • › San Diego Radiological Society