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Dr. Sue Yom is an expert in the radiation treatment and management of head, neck and lung cancers.

In her research, Yom studies chemoradiation (a combination of chemotherapy and radiation) for these cancers. She also investigates image-guided radiation therapy and ways to reduce toxic effects using focused radiation techniques, emerging biological agents and radiation protectants.

Yom earned her medical and doctoral degrees at the University of Pennsylvania. She completed a residency in radiation oncology at the MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Yom has received numerous awards recognizing her commitment to patient care and patient-oriented research.

  • Education

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2002

  • Residencies

    University of Texas Anderson Cancer Center, Radiation Oncology, 2007

  • Board Certifications

    Radiation Oncology, American Board of Radiology

  • Academic Title


I am a passionate advocate for my patients in helping them achieve their best outcomes, both in health and quality of life.

Where I see patients (4)

    My reviews


    Overall Experience
    115 Ratings
    About our process
    Oct 12, 2023
    We feel confident in Dr Yom's ability to treat my cancer & support us during treatment as needed. Dr Yom provided reassurance & support during our initial consultation. Dr Yom made me feel at ease.
    Oct 06, 2023
    I wish Dr.Yom was my everything doctor!
    Sep 29, 2023
    Dr Yom is THE BEST!
    Aug 11, 2023
    Dr Yom is my hero
    Jul 03, 2023
    We both like Dr. Yom she expressed being compassionate with her patient.
    Jul 02, 2023
    Dr. Yom has been very friendly and personable easy to talk with.
    Jun 20, 2023
    All good. Very professional.
    Apr 12, 2023
    Doctor Yom is the best!She never fails to be thoughtful caring and informative.I am grateful to have her as my provider.
    Apr 06, 2023
    Love Dr. Yom.
    Mar 24, 2023
    Dr Sue Yom is the very best!
    Mar 23, 2023
    Dr. Yom is an outstanding caring expert and I'm glad she is my doctor.
    Mar 09, 2023
    Dr Yom has the best character and she's so awesome.
    Feb 24, 2023
    Dr Y concurred with my concerns that scheduling of scans so difficult I am seeing providers before scans done will need follow up
    Feb 14, 2023
    Dr Yom is terrific
    Dec 10, 2022
    Dr.Yom is an excellent doctor and a warm person. It's always nice to see her.
    Nov 15, 2022
    If I could rate Dr Yom's professionalism I would give Excellent rating
    Nov 02, 2022
    Dr Yom is one of the best on her fields. I am lucky to be her patient. She showed empathy and recognized my extreme anxiety. After talking to her I felt more at ease despite all the unknowns
    Oct 19, 2022
    My experience with the telecom visit could not have been any better.
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    Nisin in Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OCSCC)

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    Addressing Taste Dysfunction With Miraculin in Head and Neck Cancer Patients Receiving Radiatio...

    The Taste Assessment is a two-item questionnaire used to determine the overall experiences of the participant taste sensation in the past 7 days; with one item asking about taste alteration and another asking about the interferenc...