Salinas Radiation Oncology Medical Center

With years of experience treating cancer patients, Salinas Radiation Oncology Center offers patients advanced radiation therapy treatments right in Salinas. The dedicated team of Radiation Therapists, Physicists and Dosimetrists is committed to delivering individualized treatments with compassion and expertise. The care providers at Salinas Radiation Oncology utilize state-of-the-art technology, including 3D Radiation Treatment Planning, Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) and Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT).

As part of the Comprehensive Cancer Center of Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital, the center shares all professional and community-based resources in Salinas, in addition to academic resources from UC San Francisco and Stanford Medical Centers.Coastal Map Icon Directions

We are located in Salinas, CA.
Address: 1069 Los Palos Drive
Phone: (831) 758-2724
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Kenneth Biehl, M.D.

Kenneth Biehl, M.D.

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Dr. Kenneth Biehl is a board certified radiation oncologist who received his BS in mathematics from Brigham Young University and his MD from the Washington University School of Medicine. He completed an internship in Internal Medicine St. Mary’s Health Center in Saint Louis, MO and a fellowship in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Washington University. Dr. Biehl holds memberships in the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, and the American Radium Society. Dr. Biehl has published articles in national and international journals on treatment for female malignancies, lung cancer, head and neck cancer and DNA repair mechanisms.

Dr. Biehl has presented research at in Europe and North America and was the winner of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology young researcher award for work in advancing treatment for cervical and endometrial cancer. Dr. Biehl lives with his wife and three children in Salinas, California where he enjoys coaching his daughter’s softball team, working with the Boy Scouts of America, trail running, mountain biking, and surfing. Dr. Biehl is fluent in Spanish. (Habla Español.)

Dr. Biehl practices at Coastal Radiation Oncology Medical Group’s Salinas Radiation Oncology Center located in Salinas, California.

Jacob Andrade, M.D., Ph.D.

Jacob Andrade, M.D., Ph.D.

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Dr. Andrade graduated from the UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering with a degree in bioengineering. During his undergraduate studies he received an NIH Scholars fellowship in which he investigated the role of bone marrow stem cells in cardiac repair. He attended medical school at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. During medical school he served as chair of the local USC Chapter of the Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA). He also served as vice president of mentorship for the LMSA Western Region including California, Washington, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. 

As part of his medical school training he also completed a doctorate degree in genetic, molecular, and cellular biology. His main focus was to study the role of radiation in preparing the bone marrow microenvironment for stem cell transplantation. He was also active in the study of adult hematopoietic stem cells and the ability to regenerate various organ systems. He has published several national and international peer-reviewed journal articles on this subject.

Dr. Andrade completed an internship in Internal Medicine at the UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program. He completed his radiation oncology residency at the Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center where he served as Chief Resident. During residency he participated in research comparing radiotherapy and chemotherapy regimens for stem cell transplantation. This work was presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology. He also received a resident seed grant from the American College of Radiation Oncology to investigate the combination of immunotherapy and radiotherapy in treatment of skin cancers.

Dr. Andrade is a member of the American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO) and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). He has experience in a variety of radiotherapy techniques including intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), image guided radiation therapy (IGRT), stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT), and high-dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy for gynecologic, prostate, and breast malignancies.

Dr. Andrade is a native Spanish speaker and practices at Coastal Radiation Oncology Group’s Salinas Radiation Oncology Center located in Salinas, California.

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