Dr. John Salzman

We are pleased to announce that Dr. John Salzman will be joining the Radiation Oncology Team at Alta Bates – Herrick Campus, effective July 17, 2017.


Dr. Salzman is well respected in the medical community and has been practicing medicine in the Radiation Oncology Department at Summit Hospital in Oakland, (recently closed) his entire medical career.

Dr. John Salzman completed his Bachelors of Arts degree from the College of Wooster in Ohio and received his Medical Degree from the Boston University School of Medicine. After graduating from medical school, Dr. Salzman completed an internship at the University of California at Davis Medical Center followed by a radiation oncology residency from Stanford University Medical Center.

After completing his radiation oncology residency, Dr. Salzman started a private practice at Summit Hospital in Oakland. He also accepted consecutive faculty appointments at Stanford Medical School where he was an Instructor/Professor of Radiation Oncology for 30 years.

Dr. Salzman is board certified in Radiation Oncology and has extensive experience in treating all types of cancers including prostate, breast, lung and thoracic, CNS and head and neck, gastrointestinal, lymphomas, melanomas and sarcomas.