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Omar M Ragab
Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology
Radiation Oncology
NOR 1441 Eastlake Ave Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Overview

Dr. Ragab completed his residency training as chief resident in radiation oncology at LAC+USC Medical Center in Los Angeles. He received his medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine of USC and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Neuroscience from the University of Southern California, graduating magna cum laude. Dr. Ragab recently completed his fellowship training in clinical brachytherapy at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in June 2016 under the mentorship of Dr. Jeffrey Demanes. Dr. Ragab's research interests include gynecologic cancers and brachytherapy treatment programs.

Dr. Ragab provides clinical services for GI cancer, GYN cancer, and Sarcoma and is developing a brachytherapy program for multiple disease sites at Keck Medical Center of USC and LAC+USC Medical Center. He is focused and dedicated in his expert management of patients diagnosed with gynecological cancers. He is highly recognized for his easy-going personality, exemplary skill, knowledge, and work ethic. He provides top level care in gynecologic oncology involving state of the art intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) techniques, as well as traditional but highly effective intra-cavitary brachytherapy procedures.

Publications

Extent of pelvic lymphadenectomy and use of adjuvant vaginal brachytherapy for early-stage endometrial cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2016 Dec 22. View in: PubMed

High-dose rate brachytherapy monotherapy without androgen deprivation therapy for intermediate-risk prostate cancer. Brachytherapy. 2016 Dec 10. View in: PubMed

Real-time image guidance for gynecologic brachytherapy? Radiother Oncol. Real-time image guidance for gynecologic brachytherapy? Radiother Oncol. 2016 Sep; 120(3):542-543. View in: PubMed

Another solution that enables ablative radiotherapy for large liver tumors: Percutaneous interstitial high-dose rate brachytherapy. Cancer. 2016 Sep 1; 122(17):2766. View in: PubMed

Targeted Prostate Biopsy Gleason Score Heterogeneity and Implications for Risk Stratification. Am J Clin Oncol. 2016 Jun 08. View in: PubMed

Brachytherapy: Where Has It Gone…Again? J Clin Oncol. Brachytherapy: Where Has It Gone…Again? J Clin Oncol. 2016 Apr 1; 34(10):1155. View in: PubMed

Regional correlation among ganglion cell complex, nerve fiber layer, and visual field loss in glaucoma. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2013 Jun; 54(6):4287-95. View in: PubMed

Pulmonary homograft monocusp reconstruction of the right ventricular outflow tract: outcomes to the intermediate term. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Jul; 90(1):42-9. View in: PubMed

Complete cloacal duplication imaged before and during pregnancy. J Radiol Case Rep. 2009; 3(11):24-8. View in: PubMed

Design and synthesis of novel indole beta-diketo acid derivatives as HIV-1 integrase inhibitors. J Med Chem. 2004 Oct 7; 47(21):5298-310. View in: PubMed

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