Sophia Rahman, MD
In her own words
As a Radiation Oncologist, it is a privilege to provide medical care for my patients; care that is based on the most current clinical evidence and latest technology. It is my goal to establish a relationship of confidence and trust with my patients and their families, to educate them with all of the available treatment options, and guide them in making the best decisions for themselves. I truly believe in treating the whole patient, not just the disease. In doing so, I have found that the human spirit is stronger than anything that can happen to it.
Dr. Sophia Rahman
Meet Dr. Rahman
Dr. Sophia Rahman grew up in Los Angeles. She was accepted into the accelerated Bachelors of Science/Medical Degree program at the University of California, Riverside. She received a B.S. in Biomedical Sciences and graduated Magna Cum Laude.
She received her Medical Degree from the University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine. After graduating from medical school, Dr. Rahman completed an Internal Medicine residency followed by a Radiation Oncology residency at the Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles Medical Center.
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Dr. Rahman joined Diablo Valley Oncology/Hematology Medical Group in 2012. She has a special interest in Breast Cancer and Stereotactic Radiosurgery. She practices at Diablo Valley Oncology’s state-of-the-art radiation oncology center which is located at the California Cancer and Research Institute in Pleasant Hill and specializes in comprehensive, cutting edge treatment of all forms of cancer and blood disorders.
Dr. Rahman has presented at American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and American Radium Society (ARS), major national radiation conferences. She promotes education in the community by speaking to groups on cancer related topics and is an avid supporter of the American Cancer Society and the Cancer Support Community.
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Board certified in Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine and initial certification in Radiation Oncology, American Board of Radiology
John Muir Medical Center Walnut Creek & Concord Campuses
Dr. Rahman treats all tumor types including: Prostate, Genitourinary, Breast, Lung, Esophageal, Skin, Head and Neck, Brain, Gastrointestinal, Lymphoma, Sarcomas, and Gynecologic cancers.