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Leonard Kim, M.S., A.Mus.D.

Assistant Professor

Tel: 732-253-3939
Emai: kimlh@cinj.rutgers.edu

 

Education:

    • A. Mus.D.: University of Michigan
    • M.S.: Wayne State University
    • S.B.: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Academic Appointments:

    • Assistant Professor

Honors/Certificates:

    • Certificate of American Board of Radiology in Therapeutic Physics (DABR)

Clinical Interests:

    • General Radiological Physics

Research Interests:

    • Breast radiotherapy, including image guidance, target definition,
      partial breast irradiation, and brachytherapy

selected peer-reviewed publications from the last five years:

    • Kim, L., Narra, V., and Yue, N.  Heterogeneity-corrected versus uncorrected critical structure maximum point doses in breast balloon brachytherapy.  Med Dosim 2013; 38:196-198.
    • Shaitelman, S., and  Kim, L.H. Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation: Our Current State of Knowledge [review article].  Oncology (Williston Park) 2013; 27(4).
    • Kim, L.H., Zhang, M., Swann, B.A., Rosse, M., McKenna, M.G., and Singh, R.  Prone setup for testicular non-Hodgkin's lymphoma radiotherapy [cover image].  Pract Radiat Oncol 2013;3(2).
    • Kim, L.H., Zhang, M., Howell, R., Yue, N.J., and Khan, A.J.  Technical Note: Contrast solution density and cross section errors in inhomogeneity-corrected dose calculation for breast balloon brachytherapy [technical note].  Med Phys 2013; 40:011703 
    • Kim, L.H., Goyal S., Haffty, B.G., Taunk, N.K., and Yue, N.J.  Using respiratory motion to guide planning target volumes for external beam partial breast irradiation [editorial].  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2012; 82:1303-1306.  
    • Shaitelman, S.F., Vicini, F.A., Grills, I.S., Martinez, A.A., Yan, D., and Kim, L.H.  Differences in effective target volume between various techniques of accelerated partial breast irradiation.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2012; 82:30-36.
    • Kim, L., and Hasan, Y.  KV CBCT-guided treatment delivery using the Elekta Synergy system in a patient with breast cancer: case study.  In: Mundt, A., Roeske, J, editors.  Image-guided radiation therapy: a clinical perspective.  Shelton, CT: PMPH; 2011.  pp. 305-307.
    • Shaitelman, S.F., Kim, L.H., Grills, I.S., Chen, P.Y., Ye, H., Kestin, L.L., Yan, D., and Vicini, F.A. Predictors of long term toxicity using three-dimensional conformal external beam radiotherapy to deliver accelerated partial breast irradiation.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2011; 81:788-794.
    • Hasan, Y., Kim, L., Wloch, J., Chi, Y., Liang, J., Martinez, A., Yan, D., and Vicini, F.A.  Comparison of planned versus actual dose delivered for external beam accelerated partial breast irradiation using cone-beam CT and deformable registration.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2011; 80:1473-1476.
    • Shaitelman, S.F., Kim, L.H., Yan, D., Martinez, A.A., Vicini, F.A., and Grills, I.S.  Continuous arc rotation of the couch therapy for the delivery of accelerated partial breast irradiation: a treatment planning analysis.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2011; 80:771–778.
    • Kim, L.H., DeCesare, S., Vicini, F., and Yan, D.  Effect of lumpectomy cavity volume change on the clinical target volume for accelerated partial breast irradiation: a deformable registration study.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2010; 78:1121–1126.
    • Kim, L.H., Vicini, F., and Yan, D.  What do recent studies on lumpectomy cavity volume change imply for breast clinical target volumes? [editorial].  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2008; 72: 1–3.
    • Hasan, Y., Kim, L., Martinez, A., Vicini, F., and Yan, D.  Image guidance in external beam accelerated partial breast irradiation: comparison of surrogates for the lumpectomy cavity.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2008; 70:619–625.
    • Kim, L.H., Wong, J., and Yan, D.  Online localization of the lumpectomy cavity using surgical clips.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys
      2007; 69:1305­–1309.