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Paul Mitsuyama, MD
Radiation Oncology
4.8 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Special Interests

Dr. Mitsuyama is a strong believer in patient education, and he is committed to ensuring all of his patients fully understand their diagnosis, as well as the reason for receiving radiation therapy. He has experience in both high- and low-dose-rate brachytherapy for gynecologic malignancies and prostate cancer, respectively. He also has expertise in intensity-modulated radiation therapy and three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy for a variety of conditions, including head and neck cancers, brain tumors, lung cancer and gastrointestinal diseases, such as colorectal cancer.

Personal Information
Dr. Mitsuyama enjoys spending time with his wife and family, which includes three adopted animals. He likes to cycle, play tennis and snowboard in his free time.
Clinical Experience
Radiation Oncology, Anal Cancer
Board Certifications
Radiation Oncology, American Board of Radiology
Education and Professional Achievements
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001
Transitional, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2002
Radiation Oncology, University of Washington, Seattle, 2006
Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
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Likelihood of recommending this provider
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider explained things clearly
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
4.8 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - April 2021
Explained most everything in detail and answered all questions. Well informed doctor.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2020
*Dr. Mitsuyama took the time to explain the process of radiation and why the 4 week treatment. He is outstanding and very informative. I would recommend him to any family member or friend.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2020
I had to ask what the risks/side affects were.