Rajiv S. Dahiya, MD

Rajiv S. Dahiya, MD

Radiation Oncologist

Dr. Rajiv “Raj” Dahiya is a board-certified radiation oncologist with extensive experience in cancers of the prostate, head & neck, lung, breast, GI tract, skin as well as brain tumors. With over 18 years of clinical experience including Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) with Varian True Beam Rapid Arc system, stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) with Cyberknife and GammaKnife units.

Graduated from 1st 6-year combined BA/MD program in US (U of Missouri – Kansas City School of Medicine) and attended Harvard Business School/YPO President’s Program 2014. Completed first residency in Internal Medicine at Baylor University Medical Center followed by second residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio where he served as Chief Resident and worked with IMRT technology in its developmental stage.

He has authored numerous publications and is the co-author of Understanding Microinflammation: The Common Link Between Aging, Cancer and Coronary Disease. Selected to SuperDoctors Texas 2011-2017.

Dr. Dahiya has worked with Santé Nou Health where his roles included chief healthcare architect of a complex Population Health Program for Haiti working closely in conjunction with a number of multi-nationals and government entities. The program seeks to deliver prompt on demand healthcare throughout the country and region and aims to improve the United Nations Development Program Human Development Index (UNDP HDI).


Medical School

  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
    • 6-year combined BA/MD medical school from high school
    • Jul 1988 – May 1994

Clinical Training

  • Baylor Medical Center
    • Internal Medicine – Internship (Jul 1994 – Jun 1995)
    • Internal Medicine – Residency (Jul 1995 – Jun 1997)
    • Board Certification (1997)

Specialty Training

  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
    • Radiation Oncology – Residency (Jul 1998 – Jun 2002)
    • Chief Resident Radiation Oncology (2001-2002)
    • Board Certification 2003 & recertified 2015 (valid until 2025)

Professional Associations

  • Young Presidents Organization (YPO) 2011-2017
  • American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)
  • American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO)
  • American College of Radiation (ACR)
  • Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • American Cancer Society (ACS)
  • American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI)
  • Texas Medical Association (TMA)
  • Florida Medical Association (FMA)
  • Dallas County Medical Society

Awards & Honors

  • University of Missouri Curators Academic Scholar
  • Missouri State Medical Brightflight Scholar
  • Missouri Westlake Foundation Academic Scholar
  • Flarsheim Merit Scholar
  • Mid-America Heart Institute Student Cardiology
  • Research fellow 1993 St. Luke’s hospital in Kansas City, Missouri

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