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Ana Kiess, M.D., Ph.D.

Ana Ponce Kiess, M.D., Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences

Female

Languages: English, Spanish

Expertise: Head and Neck Cancers, Head and Neck Tumors, Prostate Cancer, Radiation Oncology, Skin Cancer, Skin Cancer of the Head and Neck, Thyroid Cancer ...read more

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Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
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1800 Orleans St.
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Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-7390

Background

Dr. Ana Kiess's clinical focus is on the treatment of head and neck cancers with external beam radiotherapy, as well as the treatment of prostate cancer and other cancers with radiopharmaceutical therapies.  Her research concentrates on the integration of novel imaging and radiopharmaceutical treatment techniques into the clinic.

Dr. Kiess received her bachelors of science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Virginia, after which she obtained a doctorate of medicine and a doctorate of philosophy degree in biomedical engineering from Duke University. Following medical school, she matriculated to the resident staff at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, receiving extensive oncologic training and research experience. She also completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at Johns Hopkins University in the Department of Radiology.

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences
  • Assistant Professor of Oncology
  • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Centers & Institutes

Education

Degrees

  • MD, Duke University School of Medicine (2008)

Residencies

  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center / Radiation Oncology (2013)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology / Radiation Oncology (2014)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Lab

Academic Affiliations & Courses

Graduate Program Affiliation

Residency Program Director for Radiation Oncology

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • Pre-Doctoral Research Fellowship, Dept of Defense Breast Cancer Program., 2004 - 2006
  • Best Abstract Award, Dept of Radiation Oncology, 2006
  • Scholar in Training Travel Award, Radiation Research Society., 2005
  • Thesis Contest 2nd prize, University of Virginia School of Engineering., 2001
  • Undergraduate Research Fellowship, University of Virginia., 1999
  • Junior Brachytherapy Travel Award, World Congress of Brachytherapy., 2012
  • Achievement Scholar., University of Virginia , 1997 - 2001
  • Medical Scientist Training Program Fellowship., 2001 - 2008
  • Eleanor Montague Distinguished Resident Award in Radiation Oncology, AAWR , 2011
  • Editor's Choice Award, Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 2017

Memberships

  • American Association for Women Radiologists, 2009
    Member
  • American Society for Radiation Oncology, 2009
    Member
  • European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology, 2012
    Member
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