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Vladimir Valakh, MD



Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology

Telephone: 215-707-2083

Email: Vladimir.Valakh@tuhs.temple.edu


Department of Radiation Oncology


Educational Background:


Medical Degree,  Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2006


Residency, Internal Medicine, Cabrini Medical Center, New York, NY, 2007


Residency, Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, 2011


Additional Training, Pediatric and Adult CNS Oncology, University of Pennsylvania/Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2010


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specialty interests:


  • Thoracic oncology
  • Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT) for pulmonary and hepatic malignancies
  • Gynecologic oncology
  • Image-based High Dose Rate Brachytherapy
  • Cancer epidemiology and outcomes research

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

26291155. Nelson SB, Valakh V, Excitatory/Inhibitory Balance and Circuit Homeostasis in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Neuron 87:4(684-98)2015 Aug 19

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

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

24123020. Valakh V, Chan P, D'Adamo K, Micaily B, Early-stage central lung cancer and volumetric modulated arc therapy: a dosimetric case study with literature review. Anticancer Res 33:10(4491-5)2013 Oct

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

21601371. Valakh V, Kim Y, Werts ED, Trombetta MG, A comprehensive analysis of cardiac dose in balloon-based high-dose-rate brachytherapy for left-sided breast cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 82:5(1698-705)2012 Apr 1

21030319. Valakh V, Kirichenko A, Miller R, Sunder T, Miller L, Fuhrer R, Combination of IG-IMRT and permanent source prostate brachytherapy in patients with organ-confined prostate cancer: GU and GI toxicity and effect on erectile function. Brachytherapy 10:3(195-200)2011 May-Jun

20640526. Drew DA, Koch GA, Hitchcock S, Kowalski J, Talati R, Valakh V, A mathematical model for timing the release from sequestration and the resultant Brownian migration of SeqA clusters in E. coli. Bull Math Biol 73:6(1271-91)2011 Jun

20622644. Valakh V, Trombetta MG, Werts ED, Labban G, Khalid MK, Kaminsky A, Parda D, Influence of concurrent anastrozole on acute and late side effects of whole breast radiotherapy. Am J Clin Oncol 34:3(245-8)2011 Jun

20227125. Trombetta M, Valakh V, Julian TB, Werts ED, Parda D, Mammary fat necrosis following radiotherapy in the conservative management of localized breast cancer: does it matter? Radiother Oncol 97:1(92-4)2010 Oct

20044218. Trombetta M, Julian TB, Valakh V, Greenberg L, Labban G, Khalid MK, Werts ED, Parda D, Reduction in radiation-induced morbidity by use of an intercurrent boost in the management of early-stage breast cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 77:5(1303-8)2010 Aug 1

18667547. de Marchena J, Roberts AC, Middlebrooks PG, Valakh V, Yashiro K, Wilfley LR, Philpot BD, NMDA receptor antagonists reveal age-dependent differences in the properties of visual cortical plasticity. J Neurophysiol 100:4(1936-48)2008 Oct

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