Kenneth Y. Usuki, M.D.View Contact & Scheduling
Dr. Usuki's primary research and clinical practice includes neuro-oncologic patients with primary malignant brain (glioma, ependymoma, meningioma, and schwannoma)/spine tumors, metastatic lesions to the brain/spine, and benign brain/spine lesions and applying cutting edge radiation treatments such as Stereotactic Radio Surgery (SRS), Brain Lab Cranial Elements SRS, Brain Lab Cranial Multiple Metastases, Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), VMAT- volumetric-modulated arc therapy, and Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) with Robotics to the brain and spine. Dr. Usuki serves as the Co-Director of the University of Rochester Spinal Radiosurgery program.
Dr. Usuki also specializes in skin cancers including melanoma, Merkel cell, squamous cell, and basal cell, and utilizes Tomotherapy, VMAT therapy, and electron therapy for the treatment of these diseases. He also treats patients with gastrointestinal tumors including esophagus, rectum, stomach, liver, and pancreas.
Dr. Usuki is heavily involved in the education of residents and medical students at the University of Rochester's School of Medicine and Dentistry. He serves as the Associate Radiation Oncology Residency Director, the Radiation Oncology Medical Student Clerkship Director, and as the Wellness Representative of the Department of Radiation Oncology.
Radiation Oncology - American Board of Radiology
Residency & Fellowship
Residency, Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2005 - 2009
Internship, Transitional Year, Presbyterian Medical Center of University of Pennsylvania. 2004 - 2005
MD | Jefferson Medical College. 2004
Yoon J, Jung H, Tanny SM, Lemus OMD, Milano MT, Hardy SJ, Usuki KY, Zheng D
Journal of applied clinical medical physics. 2023 September 29 :e14169. Epub 09/29/2023.
Gondi V, Deshmukh S, Brown PD, Wefel JS, Armstrong TS, Tome WA, Gilbert MR, Konski A, Robinson CG, Bovi JA, Benzinger TLS, Roberge D, Kundapur V, Kaufman I, Shah S, Usuki KY, Baschnagel AM, Mehta MP, Kachnic LA
International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics.. 2023 May 5 Epub 05/05/2023.
Hardy SJ, Finkelstein AJ, Tivarus M, Culakova E, Mohile N, Weber M, Lin E, Zhong J, Usuki K, Schifitto G, Milano M, Janelsins-Benton MC
BMJ open.. 2023 February 1513 (2):e066458. Epub 02/15/2023.
New dosimetric guidelines for linear Boltzmann transport equations through comparative evaluation of stereotactic body radiation therapy for lung treatment planning
Webster M; Tanny S; Joyce N; Herman A; Chen Y; Milano M; Usuki K; Constine L; Singh D; Yeo I.
J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2021; 22(12): 115-124.
Brown PD, Gondi V, Pugh S, Tome WA, Wefel JS, Armstrong TS, Bovi JA, Robinson C, Konski A, Khuntia D, Grosshans D, Benzinger TLS, Bruner D, Gilbert MR, Roberge D, Kundapur V, Devisetty K, Shah S, Usuki K, Anderson BM, Stea B, Yoon H, Li J, Laack NN, Kruser TJ, Chmura SJ, Shi W, Deshmukh S, Mehta MP, Kachnic LA,
Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.. 2020 April 138 (10):1019-1029. Epub 02/14/2020.
Milano MT, Bates JE, Budnik J, Qiu H, Hardy S, Cummings MA, Baumgart MA, Maggiore RJ, Mulford DA, Usuki KY
Lung cancer management.. 2020 February 259 (1):LMT25. Epub 02/25/2020.
Cummings MA, Usuki KY, Fleming FJ, Tejani MA, Katz AW
Journal of gastrointestinal oncology.. 2019 April 10 (2):357-361. Epub 1900 01 01.
Qiu H, Moravan MJ, Milano MT, Usuki KY, Katz AW
Journal of gastrointestinal cancer.. 2018 December 49 (4):463-469. Epub 1900 01 01.
Bates JE, Choi G, Usuki KY, Katz AW, Milano MT
American journal of clinical oncology.. 2018 December 41 (12):1172-1175. Epub 1900 01 01.
Cummings M, Youn P, Bergsma DP, Usuki KY, Walter K, Sharma M, Okunieff P, Schell MC, Milano MT
Neurosurgery.. 2018 September 183 (3):437-444. Epub 1900 01 01.
Milano MT, Sharma M, Soltys SG, Sahgal A, Usuki KY, Saenz JM, Grimm J, El Naqa I
International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics.. 2018 June 1101 (2):344-357. Epub 03/29/2018.
Qiu H, Katz AW, Chowdhry AK, Usuki KY, Singh DP, Metcalfe S, Cheruvu P, Chen Y, Okunieff P, Milano MT
American journal of clinical oncology.. 2018 January 41 (1):53-58. Epub 1900 01 01.
Bates JE, Youn P, Peterson CR, Usuki KY, Walter KA, Okunieff P, Milano MT
American journal of clinical oncology.. 2017 October 40 (5):439-443. Epub 1900 01 01.
Bergsma DP, Moravan MJ, Suri JS, Usuki KY, Singh DP, Milano MT
International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics.. 2016 October 196 (2S):E421. Epub 1900 01 01.
Suri JS, Bergsma DP, Moravan MJ, Usuki KY, Milano MT
International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics.. 2016 October 196 (2S):E477. Epub 1900 01 01.
Cummings MA, Youn P, Usuki KY, Schell MC, Sharma M, Okunieff P, Milano MT
International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics.. 2016 October 196 (2S):E71. Epub 1900 01 01.
Bates JE, Youn P, Usuki KY, Dhakal S, Milano MT
Melanoma management.. 2016 June 3 (2):97-104. Epub 05/25/2016.
Severe radiation-induced leukoencephalopathy: case report and literature review
Cummings M; Dougherty DW; Mohile NA; Walter KA; Usuki KY; Milano MT.
Adv Radiat Oncol. 2016; 1(1): 17-20.
Repeat courses of SRS in patients initially treated with SRS alone for brain-metastatic melanoma
Bates JE; Youn P; Usuki KY; Dhakal S; Milano MT.
Melanoma Management. 2016; 3: 97-104.
Cummings M, Dougherty DW, Mohile NA, Walter KA, Usuki KY, Milano MT
Advances in radiation oncology.. 2016 1 (1):17-20. Epub 02/02/2016.
Bates JE, Youn P, Usuki KY, Walter KA, Huggins CF, Okunieff P, Milano MT
Journal of neuro-oncology.. 2015 November 125 (2):411-8. Epub 09/09/2015.
Local control rates with five fractions of stereotactic body radiotherapy for primary lung tumors: a single institution experience of 153 consecutive patients
Singh D; Chen Y; Bergsma DP; Usuki KY; Dhakal S; Hare MZ; Joyce N; Smudzin T; Rosenzweig D; Schell MC; Milano MT.
Transl Cancer Res. 2015; 4(4): 332-339.
Singh D, Chen Y, Hare MZ, Usuki KY, Zhang H, Lundquist T, Joyce N, Schell MC, Milano MT
Journal of thoracic disease.. 2014 April 6 (4):369-74. Epub 1900 01 01.
Milano MT, Zhang H, Usuki KY, Singh DP, Chen Y
Cancer.. 2012 November 15118 (22):5572-9. Epub 04/27/2012.
Milano MT, Usuki KY, Walter KA, Clark D, Schell MC
Cancer treatment reviews.. 2011 November 37 (7):567-78. Epub 05/14/2011.
Mohile SG, Heckler C, Fan L, Mustian K, Jean-Pierre P, Usuki K, Sprod L, Janelsins M, Purnell J, Peppone L, Palesh O, Devine KA, Morrow G
Journal of geriatric oncology.. 2011 October 2 (4):225-232. Epub 1900 01 01.
Janelsins MC, Kohli S, Mohile SG, Usuki K, Ahles TA, Morrow GR
Seminars in oncology.. 2011 June 38 (3):431-8. Epub 1900 01 01.
Mustian KM, Roscoe JA, Palesh OG, Sprod LK, Heckler CE, Peppone LJ, Usuki KY, Ling MN, Brasacchio RA, Morrow GR
Integrative cancer therapies.. 2011 March 10 (1):27-37. Epub 03/07/2011.
Polarity therapy for cancer-related fatigue in patients with breast cancer receiving radiation therapy: a randomized controlled pilot study
Mustian KM; Roscoe JA; Palesh OG; Sprod LK; Heckler CE; Peppone LJ; Usuki KY; Ling MN; Brasacchio RA; Morrow GR.
Integrative cancer therapies. 2011; 10(1): 27-37.
Tuli R, Christodouleas J, Roberts L, Deol SJ, Usuki KY, Frassica D, Rosenberg AL
American journal of surgery.. 2009 October 198 (4):557-61. Epub 1900 01 01.
Tuli R, Flynn RA, Brill KL, Sabol JL, Usuki KY, Rosenberg AL
The breast journal.. 2006 12 (4):343-8. Epub 1900 01 01.
Clinical Radiation Oncology, 4th Edition (2016)
Chapter: Metastatic Disease: Bone, Spinal Cord, Brain, Liver and Lung
Authors: Usuki KY; Milano MT; David M; Okunieff P
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone, Philadelphia 2016
Image-Guided Hypofractionated Stereotactic Radiotherapy (IG-hSRT) A Practical Approach to SRT for Brain and Spine Tumor, 1st Edition (2016)
Chapter: Radiation Necrosis
Authors: Usuki KY; Milano MT
Publisher: CRC Press, New York 2016
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