Sughosh Dhakal, M.D.

Sughosh Dhakal, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 647
Rochester, NY 14642

Professional Bio

Dr. Dhakal received his Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He completed his internship at the Lehigh Valley Hospital/Penn State program in Allentown, Pennsylvania and later completed his residency in Radiation Oncology at the University of Rochester Medical Center's Strong Memorial Hospital, where he also served as chief resident.



Dr. Dhakal has received several prestigious awards and honors including a High-Dose Rate Brachytherapy Scholarship, Roentgen Resident Research Award, Medical Society of the State of New York Community Service Award, and Joan Jensler Community Outreach Award, among others.

In addition, Dr. Dhakal has first authored numerous publications in leading peer reviewed journals and has presented both locally and nationally on various oncology-related topics.

Research Bio

Dr. Dhakal received his Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He completed his internship at the Lehigh Valley Hospital/Penn State program in Allentown, Pennsylvania and later completed his residency in Radiation Oncology at the University of Rochester Medical Center's Strong Memorial Hospital, where he also served as chief resident.



Dr. Dhakal has received several prestigious awards and honors including a High-Dose Rate Brachytherapy Scholarship, Roentgen Resident Research Award, Medical Society of the State of New York Community Service Award, and Joan Jensler Community Outreach Award, among others.

In addition, Dr. Dhakal has first authored numerous publications in leading peer reviewed journals and has presented both locally and nationally on various oncology-related topics.

Awards & Honors (Local)

High-Dose Rate Brachytherapy Scholarship | American Brachytherapy Society 2012
Roentgen Resident Research Award | RSNA Research and Education Foundation 2010
Resident Research Award | Upstate New York Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology 2009
Medical Society of the State of New York Community Service Award | University of Rochester School of Medicine Class of 2007 | Rochester, NY 2007
Joan Jensler Community Outreach Award | 7th Annual Dr. Marvin J. Hoffman Day. University of Rochester | Rochester, NY 2005

Recent Journal Articles

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2014 Nov
Bates JE, Peterson CR, Dhakal S, Giampoli EJ, Constine LS. "Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNST): a SEER analysis of incidence across the age spectrum and therapeutic interventions in the pediatric population." Pediatric blood & cancer. 2014 Nov; 61(11):1955-60. Epub 2014 Aug 17.
2014 Sep 29
Ha CS, Hodgson DC, Advani R, Dabaja BS, Dhakal S, Flowers CR, Hoppe BS, Mendenhall NP, Metzger ML, Plastaras JP, Roberts KB, Shapiro R, Smith S, Terezakis SA, Winkfield KM, Younes A, Constine LS. "ACR Appropriateness Criteria Follow-up of Hodgkin Lymphoma." Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR. 2014 Sep 29; Epub 2014 Sep 29.
2014 Aug
Hunter BD, Dhakal S, Voci S, Goldstein N, Constine LS. "Pleural effusions in patients with Hodgkin lymphoma: clinical predictors and associations with outcome." Leukemia & lymphoma. 2014 Aug; 55(8):1822-6. Epub 2014 Feb 04.
2014 Jun
Shayne M, Culakova E, Milano MT, Dhakal S, Constine LS. "The integration of cancer survivorship training in the curriculum of hematology/oncology fellows and radiation oncology residents." Journal of cancer survivorship : research and practice. 2014 Jun; 8(2):167-72. Epub 2013 Dec 05.
2014 Apr
Dhakal S, Peterson CR, Milano MT. "Radiation therapy in the management of patients with limited brain metastases." American journal of clinical oncology. 2014 Apr; 37(2):208-14.

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Radiation Oncology (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Radiation Oncology - American Board of Radiology

Education

MD | Medicine | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry2007
BS | Human Development | Cornell University2003

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in Radiation Oncology at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/2008 - 06/30/2012
Internship in Transitional at Lehigh Valley Hospital06/24/2007 - 05/31/2008