Graduate School Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2005), Nuclear Engineering/radiological Sciences
Medical School Harvard Medical School (2009)
Internship Mount Auburn Hospital (2010), Internal Medicine
Residency Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (2014), Radiation Oncology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Brachytherapy (Seed Implant)
  • Ocular Melanomas

Research Interest

  • Brachytherapy
  • Charged-particle therapy
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Image analysis and outcomes modeling
  • Image-guided and navigational interventional technology
  • Intraoperative radiation therapy
  • Oligometastatic disease
  • Primary and metastatic lesions of the spine
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Stereotactic body radiation therapy


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Outcomes and Prognostic Factors in Women With 1 to 3 Breast Cancer Brain Metastases Treated With Definitive Stereotactic Radiosurgery.
Yang TJ, Oh JH, Folkert MR, Gupta G, Shi W, Zhang Z, Morikawa A, Seidman A, Brennan C, Yamada Y, Chan TA, Beal K Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2014 Sep
Intraoperative phosphorus-32 brachytherapy plaque for multiply recurrent high-risk epidural neuroblastoma.
Tong WY, Folkert MR, Greenfield JP, Yamada Y, Wolden SL J Neurosurg Pediatr 2014 Apr 13 4 388-92


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Honors & Awards

  • 2014 American Brachytherapy Society Resident Travel Grant Award
  • 2013 ASTRO Resident Clinical /Basic Science Research Award (Physics)
  • ASCO Pain and Symptom Management (Merit) Award
  • “Best of ASTRO” Presentation Recognition
  • New York Roentgen Society “Best of ASTRO 2011” Award, CNS
  • MIT Karl Taylor Compton Prize

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Connective Tissue Oncology Society (CTOS) (2014)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) (2012)
  • American Brachytherapy Society (ABS) (2011)
  • Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) (2010)
  • American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) (2005)