Dr. Arno Mundt III, MD

Dr. Arno Mundt III, MD

Radiation Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
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Dr. Arno Mundt III, MD is a radiation oncology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University of Michigan Medical School in 1987 and specializes in radiation oncology.Read his story

3855 Health Sciences Drive

La Jolla, CA 92093

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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This content was provided by Dr. Mundt III "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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This content was provided by Dr. Mundt III "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."



  • Radiation Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Radiation Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Radiology*

Conditions Treated

  • Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • George Washington University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • George Washington University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University of Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University of Chicago
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mundt III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

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

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Dr. Mundt III accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
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