Dr. Lijun Ma is a physicist who specializes in stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT). He develops complex treatment plans and supervises quality management programs for patients undergoing radiosurgery and SBRT, including treatment with the Gamma Knife. Ma has developed and implemented several procedures and protocols that improved radiosurgery and radiotherapy. His research and clinical interests include intracranial and spinal radiosurgery, SBRT, breast and prostate cancer treatments and outcome studies.
Ma earned a Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed postdoctoral fellowships at Stanford University and clinical rotations at UCSF. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the principal investigator Idea Award from the Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program and Teacher of the Year Award from the American Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology. He has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed research articles and holds multiple U.S. patents related to cancer treatment techniques with radiation. Ma is a professor in residence of radiation oncology physics at UCSF.
University of North Carolina, Physics 1995
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