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Steven Lau, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Lau graduated summa cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis with a degree in biology. He studied genomics at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, before attending medical school at the University of California San Diego where he also completed a doctorate in cancer cell invasion and metastasis. After receiving his M.D., Dr. Lau served a transitional year internship at the University of Hawaii. He completed his radiation oncology residency at the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.
Dr. Lau is experienced in a variety of radiotherapy techniques including intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT), image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT), stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SBRT/SABR), high-dose-rate (HDR) and low-dose-rate (LDR) brachytherapy, Cyberknife, and Gamma Knife. In addition to SRS and SBRT, oligometastatic disease and palliative care are among Dr. Lau’s areas of interest. He has published in many peer reviewed journals and presented his research at numerous society meetings.
Dr. Lau is proficient in Spanish and Cantonese Chinese. He is a member of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and the American Brachytherapy Society (ABS). Dr. Lau is happy to return to California and looks forward to engaging in his favorite outdoor activities while exploring the region more fully.
Dr. Lau practices at Coastal Radiation Oncology Medical Group’s Westlake Village Radiation Oncology Center in Westlake Village, North Oaks Radiation Oncology Center in Thousand Oaks, and Cabrillo Radiation Oncology Center in Ventura.
Dr. Lau is currently board eligible and will complete his board certification process in the summer of 2021.