Maira Simental, M.D., brings more than two decades of experience to City of Hope. A board-certified radiation oncologist, she has spent the past 16 years treating patients in the San Bernardino community.
Dr. Simental is well-versed in all forms of radiation therapy and specializes in the treatment of gynecologic, breast, lung, brain, and head and neck cancers.
Dr. Simental received her M.D. at Loma Linda University where she also rose to the position of chief resident, following an internship at University of California Irvine's San Bernardino County Medical Center.
Dr. Simental is active in her community and speaks frequently on cancer awareness and the importance of early detection.
1997, M.D., Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA
1993, B.S. Biology, La Sierra University, Riverside, CA
2001 - 2002, Chief Resident, Radiation Oncology, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA
1998 - 2001, Resident, Radiation Oncology, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA
1998, Intern, Family Medicine, San Bernardino County Medical Center, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA
2018 - present, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, City of Hope, San Bernardino, CA
2005 - 2018, Medical Director, Valley Radiotherapy Associates, Vantage Radiation Oncology Center, San Bernardino, CA
2003 - 2005, Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA
2002 - 2003, Provisional Associate Staff, Department of Medicine/Radiation Oncology, Alle Kiski Medical Center, Natrona Heights, PA
2002 - 2003, Consulting-Provisional Staff, Department Medicine, Somerset Hospital, Somerset, PA
2002 - 2003, Provisional Staff, Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
2002 - 2003, Associate Staff Provisional, Department of Radiation Oncology, Forbes Regional Hospital, Monroeville, PA
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Dr. Simental and staff here are outstanding. I feel very blessed that I was revered to this facility. 20 stars is not enough. - Verified patient
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Excellent Doctor, very friendly and very attentive - Verified patient