Dr. Kenneth Shimizu, MD

Radiation Oncology •  Male • Age 60
  
Dr. Shimizu
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Scripps Clinic Radiation Therapy Center Vista Cyberknife

902 Sycamore Ave Ste 100 Vista, CA 92081

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(760) 734-3750

Dr. Kenneth Shimizu, MD is a Radiation Oncology Specialist in Vista, CA and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles medical school in 1988. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Palomar Medical Center Escondido and Scripps Green Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Shimizu to book an appointment.


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Dr. Shimizu accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
LocalPlus
Coventry Health Care
Health Net
Health Net of California
Large Group HMO
Large Group PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare
PacifiCare HMO
United Healthcare
WellPoint

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Dr. Shimizu's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shimizu treats Cancer more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Shimizu treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
  • Adolescent Cancer
  • Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Ampullary Carcinoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Astrocytoma
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Benign Astrocytoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Blood Cancer
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (Includes: Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chordoma
  • Choriocarcinoma
  • Chromophobe Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Distal Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Duodenal Cancer
  • Ear Cancer
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • ENT Cancer
  • Epidermoid Carcinoma
  • Epithelial-Myoepithelial Carcinoma
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Pancreatic Cancer
  • Familial Renal Cancer
  • Familial Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Fibrolamellar Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Follicular Adenocarcinoma
  • Follicular Thyroid Cancer
  • Gall Bladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Genital System Cancer
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Gland Cancer
  • Glassy Cell Carcinoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • Heart Cancer
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Hip Cancer
  • Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Infundibulocystic Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Joint Cancer
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngeal Carcinoma
  • Limb Cancer
  • Lip Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Male Genitourinary Cancer
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Mediastinal Cancer
  • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Melanoma-Astrocytoma Syndrome
  • Merkel Cell Cancer
  • Metastatic Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Metastatic Blood Cancer
  • Metastatic Bone Cancer
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Metastatic Liver Cancer
  • Metastatic Lymph Cancer
  • Metastatic Nervous System Cancer
  • Metastatic Prostate Cancer
  • Metastatic Skin Cancer
  • Metastatic Soft Tissue Cancer
  • Metastatic Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer With Occult Primary
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Muscle Cancer
  • Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  • Neck Cancer
  • Nerve Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Cancer
  • Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome
  • Nodular Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Noduloulcerative Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Nose Cancer
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer, Adult
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Epithelial Cancer
  • Palate Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer
  • Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Papillary Thyroid Cancer
  • Paranasal Sinus Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Cancer
  • Parathyroid Carcinoma
  • Parotid Gland Cancer
  • Pediatric Cancer
  • Pelvic Cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • Pharyngeal Cancer
  • Pigmented Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Primary Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 10
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 11
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 14
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 3
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 4
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 5
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 6
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 7
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 8
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 9
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -12
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -13
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -15
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
  • Renal Cell Cancer
  • Respiratory System Cancer
  • Retinal Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Sinonasal Undifferentiated Carcinoma
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Conjunctiva
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer, Familial
  • Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Supraglottic Laryngeal Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Throat Cancer
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Anaplastic
  • Thyroid Cancer, Familial Medullary
  • Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Trachea Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma
  • Tubular Carcinoma
  • Urachal Cancer
  • Ureteral Cancer
  • Urinary Tract Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma
  • Vocal Cord Carcinoma
  • Vulvar Cancer
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Breast Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shimizu treats Breast Cancer more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Shimizu treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Tubular Carcinoma
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Prostate Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shimizu treats Prostate Cancer more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Shimizu treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Primary Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 10
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 11
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 14
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 3
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 4
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 5
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 6
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 7
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 8
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 9
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -12
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -13
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -15
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Dr. Shimizu's conditions and procedures:

  • 3D Conformal Radiotherapy
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Astrocytoma
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Brachytherapy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Tumor
  • Breast Brachytherapy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chordoma
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • External Beam Radiotherapy
  • Eye Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Male Genital System Cancer
  • Male Genitourinary Cancer
  • Mammosite Catheter Insertion
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Muscle Cancer
  • Neck Cancer
  • Nerve Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Primary Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Brachytherapy
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 10
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 11
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 14
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 3
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 4
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 5
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 6
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 7
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 8
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 9
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -12
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -13
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -15
  • Prostate Radioactive Seed Implants
  • Radiation Oncology Procedures
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tubular Carcinoma
  • Urinary Tract Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer

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Care Philosophy

Science is something I have always found interesting. In high school, I developed a fascination with genetics and molecular biology. But I had also always had an interest in helping my community and doing things to benefit others. By the time I was i...Read more

Specialties

  • Radiation Oncology

Education

1993
Ucla Med Center
Residency Hospital
1989
Sepulveda VA Med Ctr-UCLA
Internship Hospital
1988
David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
Medical School

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Locations

Scripps Clinic Radiation Therapy Center Vista Cyberknife

Scripps Clinic Radiation Therapy Center Vista Cyberknife902 Sycamore Ave Ste 100 Vista, CA 92081
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Scripps Clinic Radiation Therapy Center Encinitas

Scripps Clinic Radiation Therapy Center Encinitas477 N El Camino Real Ste D100 Encinitas, CA 92024
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Scripps Clinic Radiation Therapy Center Vista

Scripps Clinic Radiation Therapy Center Vista916 Sycamore Ave Vista, CA 92081
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Scripps Radiation Therapy Center, La Jolla, CA

Scripps Radiation Therapy Center10670 John J Hopkins Dr San Diego, CA 92121
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Palomar Medical Center Escondido

Escondido, CA

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)

Scripps Green Hospital

La Jolla, CA

82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas

Encinitas, CA

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

La Jolla, CA

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)

Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego

San Diego, CA

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Tri - City Medical Center

Oceanside, CA

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest

San Diego, CA

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)