Sue Yom is a Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Yom is also a radiation oncologist who specializes in the treatment of head and neck, skin and thoracic cancers. She studied at Rice University, where she earned an undergraduate degree in French, and the University of Pennsylvania, where she earned a Ph.D. in English and a Medical Doctorate.
Dr. Yom is a member of the American Board of Radiology, the American Society for Radiation Oncology, and the Journal of Radiation Oncology Editorial Board. She has been honored with numerous awards throughout her career, including Best Doctors in America listings, the Young Investigator Award (presented by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Foundation), and the Brachytherapy Fellowship (presented by the American Brachytherapy Society). At UCSF, Dr. Yom supervises a number of medical studies and clinical trials aimed at finding novel and more effective forms of therapy for cancer patients.