Jose Garcia-Cobian
Medical Physics Graduate Program

Jose Garcia-Cobian, Student


  • Lima, Peru


  • MS: Medical Physics; East Carolina University; Greenville, NC
  • BS: Physics; Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru; Lima, Peru

Jose is a board certified radiation therapy physicist working in the field since 2001 and currently employed at Varian Advanced Oncology Services. At his radiation center at Multicare Health Systems in Tacoma, Washington, most of his work is on machine quality assurance, stereotactic radiotherapy, and stereotactic radiosurgery.

He previously worked on robotic stereotactic radiotherapy and stereotactic radiosurgery and High and Low Dose Rate brachytherapy as well as dose summation for patients who receive different treatment modalities.

Outside of work, Jose enjoys spending time with his family, working out, traveling, watching soccer, rooting for his son when he plays tennis, coaching his son on chess, reading, and learning languages.