Dr. Alireza Ghiam

  • MD
  • Radiation oncologist
  • Spoken languages English

Overview

Alireza Ghiam, MD is an American and Canadian Board-Certified Radiation Oncologist sub-specialized in treating patients with head and neck cancer, genitourinary malignancies and patients with metastatic disease. He received a directly-related Master’s degree (MSc) in Molecular Biology & Genetics from University of Montreal, Canada and completed his Radiation Oncology residency at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University of Toronto. He also completed a fellowship in Genitourinary and Head & Neck Radiation Oncology at University of Toronto when he was the sole Canadian Association of Radiation Oncology (CARO) Fellowship Recipient. He then served as attending Radiation Oncologist at the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine (PCAM) and Pennsylvania Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Ghiam helped run several clinical trials and authored several publications. His expertise focuses on patient quality of life, implementing short course high precision treatments and state-of-the-art technologies, including: stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT), adaptive radiotherapy, image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT), motion management techniques for normal tissue sparing and proton therapy.

Education

Universities

  • University of Montreal, Canada, Montreal, Canada

Residencies

  • Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University of Toronto

Fellowships

  • Genitourinary and Head & Neck Radiation Oncology at University of Toronto