Dr. Arno Mundt III, MD
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Radiation Oncology | Male

UC San Diego Health - La Jolla 3855 Health Sciences Drive La Jolla, CA 92093 Get Directions

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Our Mission: To deliver outstanding patient care through commitment to the community, groundbreaking research and inspired teaching.

Our Vision: To create a healthier world — one life at a time — through new science, new medicine and new cures.

Biography

Dr. Arno J. Mundt is an internationally recognized radiation oncologist and chair of the Department of Radiation Medicine at UC San Diego. His research focuses on the application of the new technology intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), image guided radiation therapy (IGRT) and other novel technologies. An accomplished academic researcher, Dr. Mundt has authored and co-authored more than 100 scientific articles, predominantly focusing on IMRT, IGRT and other novel radiation technologies.He has edited three oncology textbooks and has been an invited speaker at over 150 seminars, symposia and workshops in the United States and abroad. He has been a visiting professor at numerous prestigious Universities, including the Mayo Clinic, the University of Michigan, Washington University, and Emory University. He is a guest reviewer for eight cancer journals and serves on multiple advisory and editorial boards. A native of Honolulu, Hawaii, Dr. Mundt graduated from Stanford University with a degree in philosophy and went on to medical school at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He completed an internship in internal medicine and a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at George Washington University in Washington, DC, before developing an interest in Oncology. Following a residency in radiation oncology at the University of Chicago, Dr. Mundt joined the faculty at that institution. He also served as the director of the residency training program and medical director of the University of Illinois at Chicago. In March 2006, Dr. Mundt was recruited to be a professor and department chair UCSD. Outside the hospital, Dr. Mundt is an avid classical pianist and racquetball player. He enjoys travel and has a considerable interest in foreign languages, having studied eight languages. (His best are French, German and Italian). A lifelong tennis enthusiast, Dr. Mundt was a frequent tennis partner of Barack “Barry" Obama while growing up in Hawaii.

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Dr. Arno J. Mundt is an internationally recognized radiation oncologist and chair of the Department of Radiation Medicine at UC San Diego.

His research focuses on the application of the new technology intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), image guided radiation therapy (IGRT) and other novel technologies. An accomplished academic researcher, Dr. Mundt has authored and co-authored more than 100 scientific articles, predominantly focusing on IMRT, IGRT and other novel radiation technologies.He has edited three oncology textbooks and has been an invited speaker at over 150 seminars, symposia and workshops in the United States and abroad. He has been a visiting professor at numerous prestigious Universities, including the Mayo Clinic, the University of Michigan, Washington University, and Emory University. He is a guest reviewer for eight cancer journals and serves on multiple advisory and editorial boards. 

A native of Honolulu, Hawaii, Dr. Mundt graduated from Stanford University with a degree in philosophy and went on to medical school at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He completed an internship in internal medicine and a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at George Washington University in Washington, DC, before developing an interest in Oncology. Following a residency in radiation oncology at the University of Chicago, Dr. Mundt joined the faculty at that institution. He also served as the director of the residency training program and medical director of the University of Illinois at Chicago. In March 2006, Dr. Mundt was recruited to be a professor and department chair UCSD.

Outside the hospital, Dr. Mundt is an avid classical pianist and racquetball player. He enjoys travel and has a considerable interest in foreign languages, having studied eight languages. (His best are French, German and Italian). A lifelong tennis enthusiast, Dr. Mundt was a frequent tennis partner of Barack “Barry" Obama while growing up in Hawaii.

Dr. Mundt III's Care Philosophy

Our Mission: To deliver outstanding patient care through commitment to the community, groundbreaking research and inspired teaching.

Our Vision: To create a healthier world — one life at a time — through new science, new medicine and new cures.

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Gynecologic Cancers

Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)

Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)

Prostate Cancer

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  •  Specializes in Radiation Oncology
  •  Board certified in Radiation Oncology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Radiation Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Michigan Medical School

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    George Washington University

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    George Washington University

    Completed in 1990

    University of Chicago

    Completed in 1993

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of Chicago

    Completed in 1994

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Radiation Oncology

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