Adults (18-65), Geriatrics (65+)
Adults (18-65), Geriatrics (65+)
Recognized by America's Top Doctors 2015 – 2019
Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issue, 2011 to 2019
IBA, Medical Advisory Board
Varian, Medical Advisory Board
Radiation Oncology, 2000
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
West Pavilion, 2nd Floor
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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LaRiviere MJ, Santos PM, Hill-Kayser CE, Metz JM.: Proton Therapy Hematology/Oncology Clinics 33 (6): 989-1009,2019.
Baumann BC, Mitra N, Harton JG, Xiao Y, Wojcieszynski AP, Gabriel PE, Zhong H, Geng H, Doucette A, Wei J, O'Dwyer PJ, Bekelman JE, Metz JM.: Comparative Effectiveness of Proton vs Photon Therapy as Part of Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy for Locally Advanced Cancer. JAMA Oncology 6 (2): 237-246,2019.
Kim MM, Bollinger D, Kennedy C, Zou W, Scheuermann R, Teo BK, Metz JM, Dong L, Li T.: Dosimetric Characterization of the Dual Layer MLC System for an O-Ring Linear Accelerator. Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment 18 : 2019.
Barsky AR, O'Grady F, Kennedy C, Taunk NK, Dong L, Metz JM, Li T, Freedman GM.: Initial Clinical Experience Treating Patients with Breast Cancer on a 6-MV Flattening-Filter-Free O-Ring Linear Accelerator. Advances in radiation oncology 4 (4): 571-8,2019.
Wo JY, Plastaras JP, Metz JM, Jiang W, Yeap BY, Drapek LC, Adams J, Baglini C, Ryan DP, Murphy JE, Parikh AR, Allen JN, Clark JW, Blaszkowsky LS, DeLaney TF, Ben-Josef E, Hong TS.: Pencil Beam Scanning Proton Beam Chemoradiation Therapy With 5-Fluorouracil and Mitomycin-C for Definitive Treatment of Carcinoma of the Anal Canal: A Multi-institutional Pilot Feasibility Study. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics 105 (1): 90-5,2019.
Arscott WT, Gray K, Kuska D, Nagda S, Lustig R, Alonso-Basanta M, Metz JM, Jones J.: Evaluating the Impact of Secure Mobile Messaging on Communication and Cancer Care Team Satisfaction in a Large Radiation Oncology Clinic. Journal of oncology practice 15 (8): 733-8,2019.
Kim MM, Irmen P, Shoniyozov K, Verginadis II, Cengel KA, Koumenis C, Metz JM, Dong L, Diffenderfer ES.: Design and commissioning of an image-guided small animal radiation platform and quality assurance protocol for integrated proton and x-ray radiobiology research. Physics in Medicine & Biology 64 (13): 2019.
Li T, Irmen P, Liu H, Shi W, Alonso-Basanta M, Zou W, Teo BK, Metz JM, Dong L.: Dosimetric Performance and Planning/Delivery Efficiency of a Dual-Layer Stacked and Staggered MLC on Treating Multiple Small Targets: A Planning Study Based on Single-Isocenter Multi-Target Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) to Brain Metastases.
2019 Jan 22;9:7. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2019.00007. eCollection 2019.
Front Oncol. : 9:7,2019.
Malajovich I, Teo BK, Petroccia H, Metz JM, Dong L, Li T.: Characterization of the Megavoltage Cone-Beam Computed Tomography (MV-CBCT) System on HalcyonTM for IGRT: Image Quality Benchmark, Clinical Performance, and Organ Doses. Frontiers in Oncology : 496,2019.
Diffenderfer ES1, Verginadis II1, Kim MM1, Shoniyozov K1, Velalopoulou A1, Goia D1, Putt M1, Hagan S1, Avery S1, Teo K1, Zou W1, Lin A1, Swisher-McClure S1, Koch C1, Kennedy AR1, Minn A1, Maity A1, Busch TM1, Dong L1, Koumenis C2, Metz J1, Cengel KA3.: Design, Implementation, and in Vivo Validation of a Novel Proton FLASH Radiation Therapy System. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2020 Feb 1;106(2):440-448. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2019.10.049. : 2019.
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