TIMOTHY D. SOLBERG, PhD, FACR, FACMP, FAAPM

Senior Advisor for Medical Devices and Software
Office of the Commissioner
US Food and Drug Administration

Dr. Solberg is a world-renowned Novalis® radiosurgery expert and has been deeply involved in the application and development of this technology since its first installation at UCLA more than 18 years ago. He is one of our most sophisticated and experienced medical physics advocates and has dedicated himself to both the advancement of clinical capabilities and the education of Novalis Circle members worldwide. He has more than 25 years of experience in stereotactic radiosurgery – having participated in his first patient treatment in 1990.

In 1988, Dr. Solberg received an M.S. in Physics from the University of California, Davis, and a PhD in Biomedical Physics from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1996. He later assumed the positions of Professor, Vice Chair and Director of Medical Physics in the Departments of Radiation Oncology at UCLA, UT Southwestern, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Solberg is board certified by the American Board of Radiology Center.

Since 1990, Dr. Solberg has been involved in SRS and SBRT. He is actively involved in numerous professional societies, including the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, American College of Medical Physics, American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, and American College of Radiology. Dr. Solberg is deputy editor-in-chief for the Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics. He is an ASTRO, AAPM, ACMP and ACR Fellow, and was named an American Cancer Society Research Scholar in 2003.

“Novalis Certified is a dedicated accreditation program for SRS and SBRT, with which an institution can demonstrate their commitment to the highest levels of quality and safety and promote a culture of excellence”

Clinical focus

Dr. Solberg’s clinical and research focus include stereotactic radiosurgery, stereotactic body radiation therapy, proton therapy and platforms and tools for analysis of large datasets.

Education:

1985 B.A., Physics and Mathematics, Augsburg College, USA

1988 M.S., Physics, University of California, Davis, USA

1996 PhD, Biomedical Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Board certified by the American Board of Radiology

Medical Physics Advisor, Novalis Circle Credentialing Task Force since 2010

Communication language: English

Institution: US Food and Drug Administration

Specialty: Radiation Oncology Physics, Medical Devices and Software, Health Policy and Legislation

Region: North America

City: Washington

State: DC

Mobile: +1 310 291 2556

Email: tim.solberg@gmail.com

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