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Shahed N. Badiyan, MD

Academic Title:

Visiting Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:

Radiation Oncology



Education and Training

Paul Scherrer Institute Swiss federal institute of technology                                

Center for proton therapy- Villigen, Switzerland
Postdoctoral Fellow, Physician, Spot-scanning Proton Therapy and Intensity Modulated Proton Therapy 2014 – 2015

Washington University, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology                                       

Barnes Jewish Hospital- St. Louis, Missouri
Residency in Radiation Oncology,  2010 – 2014
Board Certified in Radiation Oncology by the American Board of Radiology 2015 

John Peter Smith Hospital – Fort Worth, Texas
Transitional Internship- Chief Intern  2009 - 2010

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School – Dallas, Texas
MD, Graduated Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society  2009

University of Texas – Austin
BS, Neurobiology, Graduated Summa Cum Laude 2005

University of North Texas – Denton
Graduated from the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science 2003


Dr. Badiyan is a native of Texas where he attended the Texas Academy of Math and Science and graduated from the University of Texas summa cum laude with a B.S. in Neurobiology. He then graduated with honors from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He completed his radiation oncology residency at the prestigious Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University in St Louis and spent a year practicing advanced proton therapy techniques at the Paul Scherrer Institute in Switzerland. Dr. Badiyan has received several academic excellence, research and travel awards during his residency including the 2014 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Roentgen Resident/Fellow Award for outstanding radiologic research and the American Brachytherapy Society Resident Travel Grant Award.



Research/Clinical Keywords

proton therapy, esophagus, lung, mesothelioma, pancreas, liver, rectum, anus, breast, brain, glioblastoma, pediatric tumors.

Highlighted Publications

Badiyan SN, Olsen JR, Lee AY, Yano M, Menias CO, Khwaja SS, Wang-Gillam A, Strasberg SM, Hawkins WG, Linehan DC, Myerson RJ, Parikh PJ. Induction Chemotherapy Followed by Concurrent Full-Dose Gemcitabine and Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy for Borderline Resectable and Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer. Amer J Clin Onc 2016 Feb;39(1):1-7

Badiyan SN, Markovina S, Simpson JR, Robinson CG, DeWees T, Tran DD, Linette G, Jalilizadeh R, Dacey R, Rich KM, Chicoine MR, Dowling JL, Chicoine MR, Leuthardt EC, Zipfel GJ, Kim AH, Huang J. Radiation Therapy Dose Escalation for Glioblastoma Multiforme in the Era of Temozolomide. Int J Rad Onc Biol Phys 2014 Nov 15;90(4):877-88

Badiyan SN, Ferraro DJ, Yaddanapudi S, Drzymala RE, Lee AY, Silver SA, Dyk P, DeWees T, Simpson JR, Rich KM, Robinson CG. Impact of Time of Day on Survival for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients Treated with Radiosurgery. Cancer 2013 Oct 1;119(19):3563-9

Chuong MD, Hallemeier C, Jabbour SK, Yu J, Badiyan S, Merrell KW, Mishra M, Heng L, Verma V, Lin SH. Improving Outcomes using Proton Beam Therapy for Esophageal Cancer: A Review of the Literature. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2016 May 1;95(1):488-97.

Weber DC, Badiyan SN, Malyapa R, Albertini F, Bolsi A, Lomax AJ, Schneider R. Long Term Outcomes and Prognostic Factors of Skull-base Chondrosarcoma Patients Treated with Pencil Beam Scanning Proton Therapy at the Paul Scherrer Institute. Neuro-Onc 2016 Feb;18(2):236-43

Research Interests

Dr. Badiyan's research interests involve the use of advanced radiation therapy techniques, including proton therapy, to treat mobile tumors, as well as the use of proton therapy to treat brain tumors in children and adults, lung cancers, mesothelioma, and cancers of the gastrointestinal tract, including cancers of the esophagus, liver, pancreas, rectum and anus. He is actively involved in the development of clinical trials at the Maryland Proton Treatment Center in Baltimore.


Awards and Affiliations

Radiological Society of North America – Oak Brook, Illinois

  • Awarded Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award, June 2014                                                                                                                                                         

American Society for Radiation Oncology - Fairfax, Virginia

  • Abstract "Treatment Efficacy with Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI): Final Analysis of the American Society of Breast Surgeons MammoSite® Breast Brachytherapy Registry Trial."

Selected for Best of ASTRO Meeting 2013, October 2013

American Brachytherapy Society - Reston, Virginia

  • Awarded ABS Resident Travel Grant Award, January 2013

Radiation Therapy Oncology Group - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Awarded RTOG Semiannual Meeting Resident Travel Award, January 2013

American College of Radiation Oncology - Bethesda, Maryland

  • Awarded Global Radiation Oncology Workforce Scholarship, September 2012