Clinical Strategies for Complex Planning Including Large Tumors and Multi-Fraction SRS
Nzhde Agazaryan, PhD, Chief of Clinical Medical Physics and Quality and Safety Officer in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the UCLA School of Medicine discusses how a methodology at his institution improved the patient experience, created provider benefits and increased throughput. To highlight these results, he presents challenging clinical cases in which Brainlab Elements Multiple Brain Mets SRS and Elements Cranial SRS planning software were used to create composite treatment plans. Additionally, he discusses various quality assurance platforms used to ensure plan accuracy.
About the speaker
Nzhde Agazaryan, PhD
University of California Los Angeles, USA
Professor of Radiation Oncology, Professor of the Physics and Biology in Medicine, and the Chief of Clinical Medical Physics
David Geffen School of Medicine UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Dr. Agazaryan is a Professor of Radiation Oncology and the Chief of Clinical Medical Physics at the UCLA Radiation Oncology. He is also a Professor of Physics and Biology in Medicine (PBM) Graduate Program. His appointment in the Department of Radiation Oncology involves research, teaching and clinical practice. His research and clinical interests include stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), small field dosimetry, image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT), gated radiotherapy and eye plaque brachytherapy. Dr. Agazaryan is a Diplomate of The American Board of Radiology (DABR) – board certified in Therapeutic Radiologic Physics. He is also California State Qualified Medical Physicist (QMP).
Dr. Agazaryan is the President of the AAPM Southern California Chapter since January 2015. He is a member of AAPM JACMP Board of Editors since May 2011. Dr. Agazaryan has been an Associate Editor for the Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics (JACMP) since 2004. Dr. Agazaryan is an Expert Panel Member of Novalis Radiosurgery and SBRT Credentialing since September 2010.
- Professor of Radiation Oncology, Professor of the Physics and Biology in Medicine, and the Chief of Clinical Medical Physics at David Geffen School of Medicine UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
- 2001, Ph.D. in Biomedical Physics, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
- 2001, M.S. in Biomedical Physics, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
- 1997, B.S. in Physics, UCLA College of Letters and Science, Los Angeles, USA
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