Join the Community
of Centers of Excellence
Novalis Certified is an independent certification program for stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) based on international standards and publications of various radiation oncology institutions including ASTRO and the IAEA. This program promotes the delivery of cranial and body radiosurgery at a level of efficacy and safety commensurate with high standards of clinical practice.
Show your commitment
to excellence in patient care

in quality

Invest in the highest quality treatment protocols and an end-to-end review of the implementation of these protocols for your patients

your capabilities

Demonstrate the requisite clinical capabilities and standards for safe and effective treatment delivery


Gain insight into the newest ways to provide patient-centric treatment and the highest quality of care

Benefit from peer-to-peer
clinical expertise

  • Novalis Certified is built upon guidance from the Novalis Expert Group and aims to supervise institutions in attaining excellence in SRS and SBRT
  • Through Novalis Certified, you can collaborate with an experienced and renowned panel of experts who review and evaluate your program
  • Evaluate your institution’s current practices through a confidential program review and discussion that covers key areas for improvement and implementation of procedures

Increase your patient referrals and promote your SRS and SBRT program

  • Provide a strong message to patients, caretakers and referring physicians by being part of a community of certified centers of excellence
  • Add value to radiotherapy institutions by promoting the independent external review of specialized procedures and workflows as well as the collaborative approach necessary for high precision radiation treatments
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"The benefits of Novalis Certified for a hospital include the opportunity for an independent peer review, increased visibility and promotion of the existing SRS and/or SBRT program.” Timothy D. Solberg, PhD, FACR, FACNP, FAAPM

Certify in 5 easy steps



Review certification process with expert reviewer


Complete and submit self-study form to reviewer

On-site Visit

Treatment review and discussion with clinical team

Expert Assessment

Decision and report by the Novalis Circle Expert Group

Novalis Certification Awarded

Handover of the Novalis Certified award with a 4-year validation
the experts
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Benefit from consultations with our Novalis Expert Group, a multidisciplinary and international team. Novalis Certified is more than just an audit— it’s an ongoing relationship between experts and institutions to cultivate and maintain the highest standards of clinical practice.
Isabelle M Germano, MD, FACS, FANS
Neurosurgeon and Tenured Professor of Neurosurgery, Neurology and Oncological Sciences
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, USA
Nzhde Agazaryan, PhD, DABR, FAAPM
Professor of Radiation Oncology; Professor of Physics and Biology in Medicine; Chief of Clinical Medical Physics, Quality and Safety Officer FPG
Timothy D. Solberg, PhD, FACR, FACNP, FAAPM
Senior Advisor, Advanced and Emerging Technology & Clinical Professor
University of Washington, USA
Ronald E. Warnick, MD, FACS, FAANS
Neurosurgeon, Mayfield Clinic & Co-Director, Gamma Knife Center
Mercy Health Cincinnati, USA
James L. Robar, PHD, FCCPM
Chief, Department of Medical Physics
Nova Scotia Health Authority, Canada
Mark De Ridder, MD, PhD
Head of the Radiotherapy Department
UZ Brussel, Belgium
Naren R. Ramakrishna, MD, PHD
Director of Neurologic and Pediatric Radiation Oncology
UF Health Cancer Center - Orlando Health, USA
M. Carmen Rubio Rodríguez MD, PhD
Head of the Radiation Oncology Department, Vice President of SEOR
HM Hospitales, Spain
Reinhard E. Wurm, MD
Head of Department of Radiation Oncology
Klinikum Frankfurt (Oder), Germany

Explore areas of review

Novalis Certified adheres to the highest standards of SRS and SBRT and provides an in-depth analysis of the major areas of quality and safety focused on continuous self-assessment and improvement.

Due to the complex nature of the stereotactic treatment process and the consequences of errors when delivering high dose fractions, targeting each unique disease site demands a systematic approach.

The primary areas of review include:

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Support documents

Below are all the documents required for the preparation of your certification as well as whitepapers, posters and flyers related to Novalis Certified:

Initial experience with an independent certification for SRS and SBRT

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An overview of Novalis Certified Program in Japanese Hospital

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Novalis Certification of stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic body

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Novalis Standard

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Novalis Certified FAQ

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