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Sung-Woo Lee, PhD

Academic Title:

Associate Professor

Primary Appointment:

Radiation Oncology


Dept. of Radiation Oncology University of Maryland School of Medicine Central Maryland Radiation Oncology Center Suite G030 10710 Charter Dr. Columbia, MD21044

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Dr. Lee received a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science degree in Nuclear Engineering, at Hanyang University, in Seoul, Korea.  Dr. Lee received a second Master of Science degree in Health Physics at Texas A & M University, in College Station, Texas. In 2003, he completed his PhD in Nuclear Engineering, specializing in Health Physics and Medical Physics at the Texas A & M University.  Prior to  joining UMMC, Dr. Lee worked in Departments of Radiation Oncology in Massachusetts and most recently in Rhode Island Hospital as an Associate Medical Physicist.

Highlighted Publications

  1. Sung-Woo Lee, Jian-Yue Jin, Huaiqun Guan, Flavious Martin, Jae Ho Kim and Fang-Fang Yin, “Clinical assessment and characterization of a dual tube kV X-ray localization system in the radiotherapy treatment room,” J. Appl. Clinic. Med. Phys. 9 (1) pp.1-15 (2008).
  2. Terence T. Sio, Sunyoung Jang, Sung-Woo Lee, Bruce Curran, Anil P. Pyakuryal and Edward S. Sternick, “Comparing Gamma Knife and CyberKnife  in patients with brain metastases,” J. Appl. Clin. Med. Phys. 15 (1), pp.1-12 (2014).
  3. Sung-Woo Lee, Sunyoung Jang, Anil P. Pyakuryal, Kenneth Chang and Terence T. Sio, “Letter: The impact of CyberKnife’s prescription isodose percentage on intracranial target planning,” J. Appl. Clin. Med. Phys. 15 (5), pp. 278-280 (2014).
  4. Christopher J. Tien, Sung-Woo Lee*  and Sonja Dieterich,“Estimated clinical impact of fractionation scheme and tracking method upon imaging dose in CyberKnife robotic radiosurgery,” *Corresponding author, Austin J. Nuclear Medicine and Radiotherapy 1 (1), pp. 5-9 (2014).
  5. Bryan Muir, Wesley Culberson, Stephen Davis, Gwe-Ya Kim, Sung-Woo Lee, Jessica Lowenstein, Arman Sarfehnia, Jeffrey Siebers, Naresh Tolani “Insight gained from responses to surveys on reference dosimetry practices,” Submitted to J. Appl. Clin. Med. Phys.
  6. Sung-Woo Lee, Baoshe Zhang, Karl Prado, Warren D’Souza, and Byong Yong Yi, “Feasibility study on Dose Based Shifted (DBS) Treatment Positioning of Head-and-Neck Patients Using Daily Cone Beam Computed Tomography,” in preparation