Dr. Chuong is a native of Florida. He completed his undergraduate education at Brandeis University in Waltham, MA. He then returned to Florida where he completed medical school and internship at the University of South Florida in Tampa. He also stayed for his radiation oncology residency training at the University of South Florida and the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center.
Dr. Chuong's clinical focus is on the treatment of gastrointestinal, gynecologic, and hematologic malignancies with radiation therapy.
Chuong MD, Springett GM, Freilich JM, Park CK, Weber JM, Mellon EA, Hodul PJ, Malafa MP, Meredith KL, Hoffe SE, Shridhar R. Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) For Borderline Resectable and Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer Is Effective And Well-Tolerated. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, 2013 July 1;86(3):516-22. doi:10.1016/j.ijrobp.2013.02.022. Epub 2013 April 5.
Chuong MD, Fernandez DF, Shridhar R, Hoffe SE, Saini A, Hunt D, Meredith KL, Biagioli MC. HDR Endorectal Brachytherapy for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer in Previously Irradiated Patients. Brachytherapy. 2013 May 23. doi:pii:S1538-4721(13)00228-6. 10.1016/j.brachy.2012.11.003. [Epub ahead of print].
Shridhar R, Almhanna K, Hoffe SE, Fulp W, Weber J, Chuong MD, Meredith KL. Increased Survival Associated with Surgery and Radiation Therapy in Metastatic Gastric Cancer: A SEER Database Analysis. Cancer. 2013 May 1;119(9):1636-42. doi: 10.1002/cncr.27927. Epub 2013 Jan 29.
Shridhar R, Hoffe SE, Almhanna K, Weber JM, Chuong MD, Karl RC, Meredith K. Lymph Node Harvest in Esophageal Cancer After Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2013 April 28. [Epub ahead of print].
Shridhar R, Biagioli MC, Chuong MD, Cruz A, Hoffe SE. Radiation therapy and esophageal cancer. Cancer Control; 2013 Apr,20(2):97-110.
Chuong MD, Freilich JM, Weber JM, Almhanna K, Meredith KL, Biagioli MC, Hoffe SE, Shridhar R. Intensity-Moduled Radiation Therapy Versus Conventional Radiation Therapy for Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Anal Canal. Gastrointestinal Cancer Research. 2013 Mar;6(2):39-45.
Harris ER, Freilich J, Lin H, Chuong MD, Acs G. The Impact of the Size of Nodal Metastases on Recurrence Risk in Breast Cancer Patients with One to Three Positive Nodes Post-mastectomy. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, 2013 Mar 1;85(3):609-614. doi. 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2012.05.050. Epub 2012 Aug 3.
Cruz A, Chuong MD, Shridhar R, Hoffe SE. What is the role of radiation therapy in treating liver tumors? Clinical Practice. 2012 Nov;9(6):683-699. doi: 10.2217/cpr.12.64.
Chuong MD, Springett GM, Weber JM, Klapman J, Vignesh S, Hodul PJ, Malafa MP, Leuthold S, Hoffe SE, Shridhar R. Induction gemcitabine-based chemotherapy and neoadjuvant stereotactic body radiation therapy achieve high margin-negative resection rates for borderline-resectable pancreatic cancer. Journal of Radiation Oncology. 2012;1(3):273-281. doi:10.1007/s13566-012-0039-6.
Chuong MD, Hoffe SE, Weber J, Freilich JM, Lomas H, Almhanna K, Dessureault S, Dinwoodie W, Kim R, Meredith K, Strosberg J, Shibata D, Rao NG, Biagioli MC, Shridhar R. Outcomes of anal cancer treated with definitive IMRT-based chemoradiation. Journal of Radiation Oncology. 2012;1(2):165-172. doi: 10.1007/s13566-012-0029-8.
Shridhar R, Hayman T, Hoffe SE, Weber J, Almhanna K, Chuong M, Karl RC, Meredith KL. Body Mass Index and Survival in Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Treated with Chemoradiotherapy Followed by Esophagectomy, Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2012;16(7):1296-1302.
Rao NG, Han G, Greene JN, Tanvetyanon T, Kish JA, DeConti RC, Shridhar R, Biagioli MC, Chuong MD, Caudell JJ, Trotti A. Effect of Prophylactic Fluconazole on Oral Mucositis and Cadidiasis During Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancer. Practical Radiation Oncology.2012;doi: 10.1016/j.prro.2012.05.008.
Lomas H, Hoffe SE, Weber J, Dilling TJ, Chuong MD, Almhanna MD, Meredith KL, Shridhar R. Post Chemoradiation PET SUV is Highly Predictive of Overall Survival in Esophageal Cancer. Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Therapy. 2012;3:125. doi:10.4172/2155-9619.1000125.
Chuong MD, Hayman TJ, Patel M, Russell MS, Malafa MP, Hodul PJ, Springett GM, Choi J, Shridhar R, Hoffe SE. Comparison of 1-, 2-, and 3-Dimensional Tumor Response Assessment After Neoadjuvant GTX-RT in Borderline-Resectable Pancreatic Cancer. Gastrointestinal Cancer Research. 2011;4(4):122-127.
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