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 Expert  726541

Expert in GYN, Head, Neck & Lung Cancer, Bio-Terror Radiation, Radiation Oncology

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New York (NY)
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Expert is a Professor of Radiation Oncology, Medical Director and Director of Clinical Investigation in the Dept. of Radiation Oncology at the Expert's University School of Medicine. His lab research was the first to discover the relationship between clinical pneumonitis and Interleukin 1 and interleukin 6. He has authored numerous abstracts, manuscripts and book chapters and has one patent on the topic of the prevention of and therapy for radiation toxicity. Expert has several administrative and medical certificates and holds numerous professional leadership and editorial appointments for various national organizations and professional journals including as National Board Examiner for the American Board of Radiology and manuscript reviewer for the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

His research interest in the past years has focused on the translational research of the following areas: radiation normal tissue injury to lung, genotoxicity and bone marrow injury from radiation, chemoradiation interaction, radiosensitization, biomarkers of radiation injury, and radiation terror related investigations.

His laboratory research include studying the interaction between chemotherapeutic agents and ionizing radiation, radiosensitization, radiation bone marrow injury, radiosensitization using chemotherapeutic agents for human cancer and radiation genotoxcity, lung injury and circulating biomarkers. Other translational research include radioprotectors in the prevention of radiation pulmonary injury, genotoxicity and bone marrow injury from radiation in cancer patients receiving radiation and biomarkers for radiation exposure, micronucleus assays, dicentric assays and cytogenetic damage.

Expert's other research activities include clinical research on clinical protocols on large field irradiation (NIH/NSAID), the efficacy and safety of palifermin for dysphagia, chemoradiaotherapy and the consolidation of chemotherapy for locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer, Efficacy and Safety of Weekly Doses of Palifermin (Recombinant Human Keratinocyte Growth Factor - rHuKGF), Taxotere (docetaxel) with concurrent radiotherapy, Cevimeline Hydrochloride at 45 mg TID, Safety and Efficacy of Benzydamine Hydrochloride 0.15% Oral Rinse, Angiogenic factor and APC DNA as markers for lung cancer, Efficacy and Safety of Cevimeline, and Low-Dose Paclitaxel Radiosensitization.




cancer treatment


ionizing radiation


laryngeal cancer


lung cancer


lung tumor




oral cancer


pharyngeal cancer


radiation oncology


radiation therapy


radon testing


Southwest Oncology Group

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Buffalo, New York;  Rochester, New York;  Syracuse, New York;  and Niagara Falls, New York.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1990   MD   Medicine   University of Washington School of Medicine  
1988   Ph.D   Experimental Pathology   University of Washington School of Medicine  
1976   B.S.   Pre-med   National Taiwan University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

2006 to


(Undisclosed University)






Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, American Medical Association, Radiation Therapy Oncology Group, Southwest Oncology Group, American Association for Women Radiologists, and the Women Against Lung Cancer.


Expert is board certified in Radiation Oncology by the American Board of Radiology and by the National Board of Medical Examiners. He is licensed to practice in the State of New York and and Massachusetts by the Massachusetts Board of Medicine.

Professional Appointments

Expert's professional appointments include being Medical Director of the Dept. of Radiation Oncology and Director of Clinical Investigation in the Dept. of Radiation Oncology, Peer Review Committee member, Medical Faculty Council, SMH Quality Counsel Committee member, Co-Chair of JPWCC Faulty Staff Campaign Committee, and Attending Oncologist at various hospitals, with academic appointments as Professor at his institution. Expert serves on numerous different committees including the NCI Lung Intergroup Correlative Sciences Committee, as Moderator and Co-chair of meeting organizers, as Moderator of the Lung Session hosted by the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, as a National Board Examiner for the American Board of Radiology, as a member of the Steering Committee of Disease Site of Lung for the Southwest Oncology Group and the Radiotherapy Oncology Group and as Co-chair of Translational Research Program for lung and the Intergroup Study. He is a Manuscript Reviewer for several biological and oncology journals.


Expert received the Genetic Approaches to Aging Training Grant by the National Institute of Health, the Medical Student Research Training Grant from the University of Washington and the Teacher of the Year Award from the Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology.

Medical/Professional Internships

Expert interned in internal medicine at the Virginia Mason Hospital and was a resident in radiation oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital. He was trained as a clinical fellow at Harvard University School of Medicine.

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has 1 patent, 8 book chapter publications, and over 40 abstract and manuscript publications regarding Oncology and Radiology.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert has provided consultation as a grant reviewer for several universities and national science agencies regarding weapons of mass destruction, specializing in bioterror radiation use and exposure, tobacco-related disease research and radiology and oncology related topics.
  • Expert has provided consultation as an advisory board member on several health and pharmaceutical agencies.
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Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Probability of developing esophageal cancer.
  • Expert in Radiation Oncology for medical malpractice case involving intensity-modulated radiation therapy machine (“IMRT”) and standard of practice for dosage calculations, planning, dosimetry.
  • Expert for consulting in gynecologist oncologist .
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