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Curtis Miyamoto, MD curtis miyamoto, md


Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology

Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology

Interim Chair, Department of Radiology

Telephone:  215-707-4233

Fax:  215-707-8062

Email: miyamoc@temple.edu


Department of Radiation Oncology



Educational Background:


Medical School:  Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain, 1979-1986


Residency Training:  Department of Radiation Oncology, Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA


Research Fellowship:  Department of Radiation Oncology and Nuclear Medicine, Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA


American Cancer Society Fellowship

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specialty interests:


  • General External Beam Radiation
  • 3-D Conformal Radiotherapy
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Radiotherapy
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Gamma Knife treatments
  • Translational research
  • Brain tumors and disorders
  • Prostate cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Gastrointestinal cancers

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Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

25697335. Miller SM, Hudson SV, Hui SK, Diefenbach MA, Fleisher L, Raivitch S, Belton T, Roy G, Njoku A, Scarpato J, Viterbo R, Buyyounouski M, Denlinger C, Miyamoto C, Reese A, Baman J, Development and preliminary testing of PROGRESS: a Web-based education program for prostate cancer survivors transitioning from active treatment. J Cancer Surviv 9:3(541-53)2015 Sep

25275235. Valakh V, Miyamoto C, Mazurenka K, Liu JC, A comparison of outcomes for early oropharyngeal cancers treated with single-modality surgery versus radiotherapy. J Comp Eff Res 3:4(387-97)2014 Jul

24954065. Rao NG, Trotti A, Kim J, Schell MJ, Zhao X, Amdur RJ, Brizel DM, Chambers MS, Caudell JJ, Miyamoto C, Rosenthal DI, Phase II multicenter trial of Caphosol for the reduction of mucositis in patients receiving radiation therapy for head and neck cancer. Oral Oncol 50:8(765-9)2014 Aug

24518717. Valakh V, Miyamoto C, Micaily B, Chan P, Neicu T, Li S, Repeat stereotactic body radiation therapy for patients with pulmonary malignancies who had previously received SBRT to the same or an adjacent tumor site. J Cancer Res Ther 9:4(680-5)2013 Oct-Dec

22503523. Kemmerer E, Hernandez E, Ferriss JS, Valakh V, Miyamoto C, Li S, Micaily B, Use of image-guided stereotactic body radiation therapy in lieu of intracavitary brachytherapy for the treatment of inoperable endometrial neoplasia. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 85:1(129-35)2013 Jan 1

22417899. Tsai JS, Micaily B, Miyamoto C, Optimization and quality assurance of an image-guided radiation therapy system for intensity-modulated radiation therapy radiotherapy. Med Dosim 37:3(321-33)2012 Autumn

25740120. Solberg TD, Balter JM, Benedict SH, Fraass BA, Kavanagh B, Miyamoto C, Pawlicki T, Potters L, Yamada Y, Quality and safety considerations in stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic body radiation therapy: Executive summary. Pract Radiat Oncol 2:1(2-9)2012 Jan-Mar

21853091. Ahmed AA, Mooar PA, Kleiner M, Torg JS, Miyamoto CT, Hypertensive patients show delayed wound healing following total hip arthroplasty. PLoS One 6:8(e23224)2011

17243316. Ansari R, Gaber MW, Wang B, Pattillo CB, Miyamoto C, Kiani MF, Anti-TNFA (TNF-alpha) treatment abrogates radiation-induced changes in vacular density and tissue oxygenation. Radiat Res 167:1(80-6)2007 Jan

12587792. Beriwal S, Hou JS, Miyamoto C, Garcia-Young JA, Primary dural low grade BCL-2 negative follicular lymphoma: a case report. J Neurooncol 61:1(23-5)2003 Jan

11351956. Brady LW, Lahaniatis JE, Freire JE, Miyamoto CT, Micaily B, Yaeger TE, Radiation therapy for age-related 'wet-type' macular degeneration. Front Radiat Ther Oncol 35:(79-85)2001

11131488. Dadparvar S, Hussain R, Koffler SP, Gillan MM, Bartolic EI, Miyamoto C, The role of Tc-99m HMPAO functional brain imaging in detection of cerebral radionecrosis. Cancer J 6:6(381-7)2000 Nov-Dec

9205907. Freire J, Longton WA, Miyamoto CT, Brady LW, Augsburger J, Brown G, Micaily B, Unda R, External radiotherapy in macular degeneration: technique and preliminary subjective response. Front Radiat Ther Oncol 30:(247-52)1997

8722428. Miyamoto CT, Brady LW, Rackover MA, Emrich J, Class R, Bender H, Micaily B, Steplewski Z, The use of epidermal growth factor receptor-425 monoclonal antibodies radiolabeled with iodine-125 in the adjuvant treatment of patients with high grade gliomas of the brain. Recent Results Cancer Res 141:(183-92)1996

8635014. Brady LW, Micaily B, Miyamoto CT, Heilmann HP, Montemaggi P, Innovations in brachytherapy in gynecologic oncology. Cancer 76:10 Suppl(2143-51)1995 Nov 15

7733093. Costleigh BJ, Miyamoto CT, Micaily B, Brady LW, Heightened sensitivity of the esophagus to radiation in a patient with AIDS. Am J Gastroenterol 90:5(812-4)1995 May

7590764. Snelling L, Miyamoto CT, Bender H, Brady LW, Steplewski Z, Class R, Emrich J, Rackover MA, Epidermal growth factor receptor 425 monoclonal antibodies radiolabeled with iodine-125 in the adjuvant treatment of high-grade astrocytomas. Hybridoma 14:2(111-4)1995 Apr

7982182. Slizofski WJ, Krishna L, Katsetos CD, Black P, Miyamoto C, Brown SJ, Vender J, Chevres A, Khan AS, McEwan J, Thallium imaging for brain tumors with results measured by a semiquantitative index and correlated with histopathology. Cancer 74:12(3190-7)1994 Dec 15

8141111. Micaily B, Miyamoto C, Valicenti RK, Brady LW, Intracavitary brachytherapy for squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus. Am J Clin Oncol 17:2(170-4)1994 Apr

8306274. Dadparvar S, Krishna L, Miyamoto C, Brady LW, Brown SJ, Bender H, Slizofski WJ, Eshleman J, Chevres A, Woo DV, Indium-111-labeled anti-EGFr-425 scintigraphy in the detection of malignant gliomas. Cancer 73:3 Suppl(884-9)1994 Feb 1

8242579. Brady LW, Micaily B, Miyamoto CT, Keit JI, Mieszkalski GB, Therapeutic advances in radiologic treatment of cancer. Cancer 72:11 Suppl(3463-9)1993 Dec 1

1514524. Derui L, Woo DV, Emrich J, Steplewski Z, Rodeck U, Herlyn D, Koprowski H, Miyamoto C, Brady LW, Radiotoxicity of 125I-labeled monoclonal antibody 425 against cancer cells containing epidermal growth factor receptor. Am J Clin Oncol 15:4(288-94)1992 Aug

1309204. Brady LW, Miyamoto C, Woo DV, Rackover M, Emrich J, Bender H, Dadparvar S, Steplewski Z, Koprowski H, Black P, Malignant astrocytomas treated with iodine-125 labeled monoclonal antibody 425 against epidermal growth factor receptor: a phase II trial. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 22:1(225-30)1992

2031509. Miyamoto CT, Brady LW, Markoe A, Salinger D, Ameloblastoma of the jaw. Treatment with radiation therapy and a case report. Am J Clin Oncol 14:3(225-30)1991 Jun

2316481. Amendola BE, Brady LW, Woo D, Markoe AM, Miyamoto C, Rackover M, Bulova S, Steplewski Z, Koprowski H, Monoclonal antibodies in the treatment of metastatic carcinoma to the liver: report of a pilot study including leukopheresis. Am J Clin Oncol 13:2(144-7)1990 Apr

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