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Hong Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 341-6750

Office: (585) 341-6750

Fax: (585) 275-1531

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Settings

Cancer, Radiation Oncology

Biography

It is a privilege to care for our patients. I am committed to providing personalized radiation treatment of the highest quality, as well as compassionate care. My areas of expertise include prostate and head and neck cancers.

Conditions I Treat:

- Prostate cancer
- Head and neck cancers
- Breast cancer
- Other cancers

Credentials

Specialties

  • Radiation Oncology - American Board of Radiology

Education

1993
PhD | Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

2001
MD | Yale New Haven Hospital

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2002 - 06/30/2006
Residency in Radiation Oncology at University of Rochester Medical Center

06/01/2001 - 06/01/2002
Internship in Internal Medicine at Rochester General Hospital

06/01/1993 - 12/31/1994
Fellowship in Neuroscience at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

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Awards

2018
Civic Service Award, Us TOO Rochester
Sponsor: Us TOO Rochester

2017
AAMC Mid-Career Woman Faculty Leadership Development Seminar 12/2017
Sponsor: AAMC

2017
Health Care Achievement Awards--Health Care Innovation
Sponsor: Rochester Business Journal
Location: Rochester, NY

2016
Educator of the Year
Sponsor: Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology

2013
Patient- and Family- Centered ICARE High Performance Award

2012 - 2017
Civic Service Award, Us TOO Rochester
Sponsor: Us TOO Rochester

2012
Educator of the Year
Sponsor: Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology

2012
Patient- and Family-Centered ICARE High Performance Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester Medical Center

2005
Upstate New York Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology Fall Meeting Resident Presenter Award
Location: Syracuse, NY

2005
ASTRO Translational Research in Radiation Oncology Symposium Travel Grant Award

2001
Janet M.Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citations
Sponsor: Yale University School of Medicine
Location: New Haven, Connecticut

2000
Clyde Swift Award for Outstanding Medical Student
Sponsor: Yale University School of Medicine
Location: New Haven, Connecticut

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Clinical Trials

RANDOMIZED PHASE II TRIAL OF NIRAPARIB WITH STANDARD COMBINATION RADIOTHERAPY AND ANDROGEN DEPRIVATION THERAPY (ADT) IN HIGH RISK PROSTATE CANCER (WITH INITIAL PHASE I) (NRG-GU007)

Lead Researcher: Hong Zhang

This phase II trial studies the side effects and best dose of niraparib, and to see how well it works in combination with standard of care radiation therapy and hormonal therapy (androgen deprivation therapy) in treating patients with prostate cancer that has a high chance of coming back (high risk). Niraparib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Adding niraparib to the usual treatments of radiation therapy and hormonal therapy may lower the chance of prostate cancer growing or returning.

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Publications

Journal Articles

2021
Zhang, H; Yu, A; Baran, A; Messing, E. "Risk of Second Cancer among Young Prostate Cancer Survivors". Radiation Oncology Journal. 2021; in press.

2021
Zhang H, Doucette C, Yang H, Bandyopadhyay S, Grossman CE, Messing EM, Chen Y. "Risk of adverse pathological features for intermediate risk prostate cancer: Clinical implications for definitive radiation therapy." PloS one.. 2021 16(7):e0253936. Epub 2021 Jul 15.

2020
Quinn TJ, Daignault-Newton S, Bosch W, Mariados N, Sylvester J, Shah D, Gross E, Hudes R, Beyer D, Kurtzman S, Bogart J, Hsi RA, Kos M, Ellis R, Logsdon M, Zimberg S, Forsythe K, Zhang H, Soffen E, Francke P, Mantz C, DeWeese T, Gay HA, Michalski J, Hamstra DA. "Who Benefits From a Prostate Rectal Spacer? Secondary Analysis of a Phase III Trial." Practical radiation oncology.. 2020 10(3):186-194. Epub 2020 Jan 21.

Books & Chapters

2009
Chapter Title: Breast Cancer
Book Title: Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy
Author List: Uschold G; Zhang H
Edited By: Washington CM; Leaver D
Published By: Mosby Elsevier 2009

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Videos

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Radiation Oncology at Highland Hospital