Dr. Soheila Fayeghi Azghadi provides and advocates for state-of-the-art treatment for her patients in the community. Her passion is to end disparity in cancer care, improve health access, and reduce the financial burden of cancer treatment.
Dr. Azghadi received her bachelor’s degree from UCLA in Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology with Cum Laude honors and worked at the Broad Stem Cell Research Center as a staff clinical researcher investigating novel treatments for neurodegenerative diseases and malignant tumors by generating patient-specific induced pluripotent stem cells. She pursued her medical doctorate degree from UC Davis School of Medicine. There, she received multiple awards including the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society Honor, American Women’s Association Achievement Award, and Merck Award. She completed her residency training at the NCI-designated UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center in Radiation Oncology and was appointed as Chief Resident during the last year of her training.
Dr. Azghadi’s research in gynecological cancer, breast cancer, and genitourinary cancer has received both national and international recognition. She is an executive member in the American College of Radiation Oncology, Society for Women in Radiation Oncology mentorship, and equity and inclusion subcommittees. She also has over 30 publications in peer reviewed journals and book chapters, and serves as a reviewer for the Practical Radiation Oncology Journal. She is the recipient of the 2021 prestigious Radiological Society of North America Roentgen Research Award. Her expertise is in Gyn HDR brachytherapy, APBI, SBRT, SRS, and IGRT among others.
Dr. Azghadi enjoys biking, hiking, and jogging outdoors with her husband and two sons.