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Samuel Chao

Samuel T Chao MD

Director of CNS Radiation Oncology, Department of Radiation Oncology; Head of the Center for Cerebral Radiation Necrosis, Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center, Cleveland Clinic; Associate Professor, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

Dr. Samuel Chao is the Director of CNS Radiation Oncology in the Department of Radiation Oncology and the Head of the Center for Cerebral Radiation Necrosis in the Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. He is also Associate Professor at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University.

After receiving his medical degree from Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, Dr. Chao completed residency training in radiation oncology in 2006 at the Cleveland Clinic. He was Chief Resident from July 2004 through June 2005. He is a member of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology and the Radiological Society of North America, among other professional organizations. In addition to delivering well over 50 invited lectures, he lectures for the Cleveland Clinic Gamma Knife course. He has published widely, with over 90 journal articles and book chapters.

Dr. Chao’s current interests include, but are not limited to: the diagnosis and treatment of radiation necrosis; quality of life following treatment; spine radiosurgery; Gamma Knife radiosurgery; and brain metastases.