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Dr. John Wong


Director of Division of Medical Physics
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology


Ph.D., University of Toronto in Medical Biophysics in 1982


Board certified with the American College of Medical Physicists He is a member of the professional societies of American Association of Medical Physicists and the American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology

Clinical Interests

Dr. Wong helps coordinate all technical services and directly manages the physics and dosimetry services of the department to ensure the delivery of state-of-the-art methods of radiation treatment. He is also directly involved in the training program of the department. Over the years, he has been a mentor or associate advisor of over 30 doctoral candidates, medical residents, post-doctoral and medical fellows.

Journal Citations

Ford, E.; Purger, D.; Tryggestad, E.; McNutt, T.; Christodouleas, J.; Rigamonti, D.; Shokek, O.; Won, S.; Zhou, J.; Lim, M.; Wong, J.; Kleinberg, L. A virtual frame system for stereotactic radiosurgery planning. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics. 2008 Nov 15;72(4):1244-1249.

Fox, J.; Ford, E.; Redmond, K.; Zhou, J.; Wong, J.; Song, D.Y. Quantification of Tumor Volume Changes During Radiotherapy for Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008 Nov 25.

Nimmagadda, S.; Ford, E.C.; Wong, J.W.; Pomper, M.G. Targeted molecular imaging in oncology: focus on radiation therapy. Seminars in radiation oncology. 2008 Apr;18(2):136-148.

Ford, E.C.; Gaudette, R.; Myers, L.; Vanderver, B.; Engineer, L.; Zellars, R.; Song, D.Y.; Wong, J.; Deweese, T.L. Evaluation of safety in a radiation oncology setting using failure mode and effects analysis. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Jul 1;74(3):852-858.

Goldstein, S.D.; Ford, E.C.; Duhon, M.; McNutt, T.; Wong, J.; Herman, J.M. Use of respiratory-correlated four-dimensional computed tomography to determine acceptable treatment margins for locally advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Feb 1;76(2):597-602.


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