Skip to Main Content

Julian Hong


Radiation oncologist

Dr. Julian Hong is a radiation oncologist who specializes in caring for patients with cancers of the genital and urinary organs, including prostate, bladder and kidney cancers. He has particular expertise in advanced techniques that boost precision, including intensity-modulated radiation therapy, image-guided radiation therapy and stereotactic body radiation therapy.

Hong's research centers on developing and exploring the use of computational tools for providing patients with personalized precision treatment. His laboratory uses clinical knowledge and data science techniques to generate insights from real-world data, develop machine learning tools, and study the ways these insights and tools can lead to better patient outcomes. He led one of the first randomized studies demonstrating that machine learning can direct patient care strategies to improve outcomes.

Hong earned his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He completed a residency in radiation oncology at Duke University Medical Center. He has a master's degree in bioengineering from Stanford University.

Hong serves on NRG Oncology's research committee on cancer care delivery. He is also a member of the American Society for Radiation Oncology's science education and program development subcommittee and the American Medical Informatics Association's summit scientific program committee.

  • Education

    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, MD, 2014

  • Residencies

    Duke University, Radiation Oncology, 2019

  • Academic Title

    Assistant Professor

Where I see patients (2)

    My reviews


    Overall Experience
    127 Ratings
    About our process
    Feb 25, 2023
    Feb 21, 2023
    Dr Hong--EXCELLENT!!!
    Feb 18, 2023
    Dr Hong is very thoughtful and kind
    Feb 18, 2023
    More then excellent
    Feb 04, 2023
    Very good!!
    Dec 23, 2022
    Dr. Hong was very congenial and willing to show me different levels of my PAMA MRI results
    Dec 17, 2022
    Dr. Hong is just fabulous. I could not have selected a better more professional and talented physician.
    Dec 03, 2022
    Dr Hong is the BEST!!
    Nov 26, 2022
    Dr. Hong and his staff are on top od everything I couldn't be happier.
    Oct 10, 2022
    Dr. Hong was exceptional in every single category. Although I don't wish anyone to have to suffer prostate cancer I would recommend Dr. Hong without reservation.
    Aug 23, 2022
    Dr. Julian Hong is an amazing individual with a very sweet disposition
    Aug 14, 2022
    This was the first time that a doctor spent as much time as he did with the actual PET scan images pointing out where the cancer was and the various organs in the vicinity.
    Aug 11, 2022
    Dr. Hong has been by my side throughout my journey at UCSF. I always look forward to our chats. Precise efficient thorough smart as all heck yet engaging relatable and low key funny. Ask him about Square Pie Guys!
    Jul 26, 2022
    Great discussion
    Jan 29, 2022
    The care provider and there helpers we're very curious and cautious with us very pleased with what we received.
    Aug 24, 2021
    Dr Hong is a thoughtful person
    Jul 03, 2021
    Dr. Hong was outstanding
    Jun 12, 2021
    Again Dr. Hong is amazing! Thank you!!
    May 29, 2021
    This a great provider. He took the time to explain and work through my concerns and questions.