Keck School Faculty

Omar M Ragab, MD
Omar M Ragab, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology;Director of Brachytherapy
Radiation Oncology
NOR 1441 Eastlake Ave Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
Dr. Omar Ragab is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology at USC Norris Cancer Hospital and USC + Los Angeles County Medical Center. He joined USC in September 2016.

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 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.

Concurrent radiation therapy with programmed cell death protein 1 inhibition leads to a complete response in advanced cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma JAAD Case Rep. 2019 Sep; 5(9):763-766. . View in PubMed

Cetuximab as a Component of Multimodality Treatment of High-Risk Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Retrospective Analysis From a Single Tertiary Academic Medical Center Dermatol Surg. 2019 02; 45(2):254-267. . View in PubMed

Comparison of patient-reported acute urinary and sexual toxicity scores in a 6- versus 2-fraction course of high-dose-rate prostate brachytherapy monotherapy J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2018 Feb; 62(1):109-115. . View in PubMed

Tumor-specific outcome of metachronous uterine malignancy after pelvic irradiation for cervical cancer Gynecol Oncol. 2018 11; 151(2):250-256. . View in PubMed

Acute toxicity of craniospinal irradiation with volumetric-modulated arc therapy in children with solid tumors Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2018 07; 65(7):e27050. . View in PubMed

Targeted Prostate Biopsy Gleason Score Heterogeneity and Implications for Risk Stratification Am J Clin Oncol. 2018 05; 41(5):497-501. . View in PubMed

Development of a Radiation Oncology Resident Continuity Clinic to Improve Clinical Competency and Patient Compliance Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 03 01; 100(3):551-555. . View in PubMed

Patient compliance for postoperative radiotherapy and survival outcome of women with stage I endometrioid endometrial cancer J Surg Oncol. 2017 Sep; 116(4):482-491. . View in PubMed

High-dose-rate brachytherapy monotherapy without androgen deprivation therapy for intermediate-risk prostate cancer Brachytherapy. 2017 Mar - Apr; 16(2):299-305. . View in PubMed

Inflammatory Breast Cancer Outcomes in a Contemporary Series Anticancer Res. 2017 09; 37(9):5057-5063. . View in PubMed

Extent of pelvic lymphadenectomy and use of adjuvant vaginal brachytherapy for early-stage endometrial cancer Gynecol Oncol. 2017 03; 144(3):515-523. . View in PubMed

Brachytherapy: Where Has It Gone…Again? J Clin Oncol. 2016 Apr 01; 34(10):1155.. View in PubMed

Real-time image guidance for gynecologic brachytherapy? Radiother Oncol. 2016 09; 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 09 01; 122(17):2766. . View in PubMed

Regional correlation among ganglion cell complex, nerve fiber layer, and visual field loss in glaucoma Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2013 Jun 21; 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 07; 47(21):5298-310. . View in PubMed

Power Doppler sonography in the evaluation and follow-up of knee involvement in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis Z Rheumatol. 2001 Jun; 60(3):148-55. . View in PubMed

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