Simon S. Lo, MD, FACR, FASTRO

Professor and Vice Chair for Strategic Planning of Radiation Oncology,
Professor of Neurological Surgery and Director of Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy
at University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, WA, USA

Dr. Simon S. Lo is Professor and Vice Chair for Strategic Planning of Radiation Oncology, Professor of Neurological Surgery and Director of Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy at University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, WA. Dr. Lo is currently the chair of the American College of Radiology-American Radium Society Appropriateness Use Committee in Bone Metastasis and the radiation oncology track co-chair for RSNA refresher course, and is an expert in brain and spinal tumors, stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT). He is also the President Elect for CARROS of American College of Radiology (ACR).

He has published over 180 peer-reviewed papers, over 50 book chapters and 4 textbooks, including a comprehensive textbook in SBRT (42,000 downloads). He has given lectures on SBRT in American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Radiosurgery Society (RSS), ESTRO, International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society (ISRS), and American Thoracic Society (ATS) conferences and in multiple US and international academic centers. He is on the editorial boards of multiple oncology journals and also a reviewer for Lancet, Lancet Oncol, Nature Reviews Clinical Oncol, JCO, Radiotherapy & Oncol, IJROBP.

His areas of research are in palliative radiation oncology, CNS tumors, stereotactic radiosurgery, radiobiological modeling for ablative radiotherapy, SBRT for lung, liver and spinal tumors, and toxicities associated with SBRT. He is a Fellow of ACR and American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).