Siavash Jabbari, M.D.


Clinical Appointments

2012 – present –X-Ray Medical Group Radiation Oncology, Inc., San Diego, CA

  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center, Sharp Memorial Hospital, Sharp Grossmont Medical Center
    • Director of clinical operations
    • Director of radiosurgery program
    • Director of brachytherapy program
  • Thoracic oncology steering committee, Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center
    • Clinical chair
    • Director, multi-disciplinary thoracic oncology conference
    • CT lung cancer screening program design, outreach, and implementation
      • Recognized as San Diego County's only “Center of Excellence” for screening by the Lung Cancer Alliance
    • Endobronchial ultrasound program assessment, acquisition, and implementation
  • Director: The Laurel Amtower Cancer Institute and Neuro-Oncology Center
    • Radiation Oncology Chair
  • System Oncology steering committee, Sharp Healthcare
  • Breast oncology continuing medical education (CME), Sharp Healthcare
    • Planning committee and co-moderator
  • Radiation safety committee, Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center
  • Radiology supervisory committee, Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center

2010 – 2012 – Radiation Oncology Consultants Ltd, Park Ridge, IL

  • Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL
    • Cancer care committee
    • Moderator of the multidisciplinary genitourinary tumor conference
    • Director of Radiation Oncology Curriculum
      • Medical oncology fellowship program, Lutheran General Hospital
      • Medical and surgical resident education, University of Illinois at Chicago, Lutheran General Hospital
      • Medical student preceptorship, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine
      • Radiation therapy student clinical course
  • Illinois Cyberknife, Park Ridge, IL
    • Co-medical director
    • Planning and implementation committee
    • Chair and principle investigator: prospective clinical trial evaluating Cyberknife Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for prostate cancer
  • Proton Therapy Center, Central Dupage Hospital, IL
    • Privileged and credentialed for proton beam therapy

Academic Appointments

2011 – 2012 – Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL

  • Assistant Professor (2012)
  • Lecturer (2011)

Invited Lecturer and Examiner

4/2010 – The Osler Institute, Radiation Oncology Oral Examination Preparatory Course

4/2015 – The Osler Institute, Radiation Oncology Oral and Written Examinations Preparatory Course

Education & Training

7/2006 – 6/10 – Radiation Oncology Residency, University of California San Francisco

  • Chief Resident, 2009 – 2010
  • Invited Representative, Residency Program Selection Committee, 2008 – 2009

6/2005 – 6/06 – Transitional Internship, St. Francis Hospital, Evanston, IL,

8/2000 – 5/05 – Medical Degree, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • Academic research grant awardee in Radiation Oncology

8/1996 – 5/00 – Bachelor of Science, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

  • Highest Honors Graduate
  • Invited Member of the Honors College

Licensure & Certification

2011 – American Board of Radiology, Diplomat in Radiation Oncology

2006 – present – Medical Board of California Medical License

2010 – present – Medical Board of Illinois Medical License

National Leadership and Advocacy

5/2017 – present – Invited Member: Appropriateness Criteria Brain Committee, The American Radium Society (ARS)/American College of Radiology (ACR); The authoritative international body for the formulation of expert evidencebased guidelines for the treatment of brain tumors

9/2014 – Invited panelist: Annual meeting of the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and the Association of Residents in Radiation Oncologist (ARRO)

11/2013 – Lead sponsor and signing delegate: Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center and the Baja Secretary of Health, Mexico; collaborative agreement for continuing medical education and clinical exchange,

2013 – Government Relations and Advocacy, Douglas and Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center

  • Arranged and held advocacy meetings and tour with the offices of Senators Boxer and Feinstein

2007 – 2010 – Government Relations and Advocacy, Washington D.C.

  • Arranged and held annual advocacy meetings with the office of the Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, and other CA, IL, and MI congressional representatives

10/2010 – Invited Seminar, ARRO: Advice During Residency and the Transition Toward Becoming Faculty 

10/2009 – Presidential Symposium Co-Moderator, ASTRO Annual Meeting, Chicago IL: The Future of Oncology Education

2008 – 2009 – ASTRO Annual Meeting and Programs Committee Member, Education Council

2008 – 2009 – Vice-Chair, ARRO Executive Board:

  • Elected by and represented nearly 600 radiation oncology residents in the United States
  • American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO) representative
  • Society of Chairman of Academic Radiation Oncology Programs (SCAROP) representative

2007 – 2008 – Education Officer, ARRO Executive Board

  • ASTRO Education Committee member
  • ASTRO Physics Committee member
  • American Medical Association’s (AMA) House of Delegates Annual Meeting representative, Chicago, IL
  • The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) representative

Honors and Awards

6/2017 – San Diego Magazine’s “Top Doctor” as elected by San Diego physicians for the Physicians of Exceptional Excellence Award, San Diego, CA

6/2016 – San Diego Magazine’s “Top Doctor” as elected by San Diego physicians for the Physicians of Exceptional Excellence Award, San Diego, CA

6/2015 – Sharp Healthcare Center of Recognized Excellent (C.O.R.E) Clinical Pillar Award Nominee for Achievements in Clinical Care, San Diego, CA

8/2014 – Sharp Healthcare Center of Recognized Excellent (C.O.R.E) Community Pillar Award for Achievements in Binational Health Advocacy and Education, San Diego, CA

6/2012 – Patients’ Physician Recognition Award, Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL

9/2010 – American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology (ARRO) Certificate of Recognition for “Outstanding Performance and Lasting Contributions to the ARRO Executive Committee”

2009 – American Brachytherapy Society & Nucletron High Dose Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy Fellowship Award

2008 – American Brachytherapy Society & Seattle Prostate Brachytherapy Fellowship Award

2008 – Nucletron Corp. Educational Grant-Scientific Workshop in Breast Brachytherapy

2007 – ACRO’s Annual Meeting Travel Scholarship

2005 – University of Michigan Medical School Research Excellence Award

2000 – 2004 – University of Michigan Medical School Schmidt Scholarship

1999 – 2000 – Michigan State University's College of Natural Sciences Faculty/Staff Distinguished Endowed Scholarship

1997 – 2000 – Michigan State University's Mandenberg Scholarship

Press and Media

6/2017 – San Diego Fox 5 News Interview: Brain Tumor Month and Brain Tumor awareness

3/2017 – Sharp Health News: New Techniques for Brain Tumor Treatments
https://www.sharp.com/health-news/new-technique-for-brain-radiation.cfm

3/2017 – Sharp Health News: Pioneering New Treatments for Hard to Treat Cancers
https://www.sharp.com/health-news/pioneering-new-treatment-for-hard-to-treat-cancers.cfm

1/2016 – Union Tribune San Diego interview: Advances Improve Radiation Therapy
http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2016/jan/11/advances-improve-radiation-therapy/

11/2015 – Sharp Health News, invited expert article:  Hookah: Don’t Believe The Hype
http://www.sharp.com/health-news/hookah-don-t-believe-the-hype.cfm

10/2015 – Sharp Grossmont Hospital and San Diego Channel 6 News Interview: Health and Cancer Expo

8/2015 – Tijuana, Mexico, Televisa Evening News Interview: President Carter’s diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors

8/2015 – San Diego Channel 6 Evening News Interview: President Carter’s prognosis, Brain Metastasis and Melanoma
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f710EiWkVq4

6/2015 – San Diego Channel 6 Evening News Interview: USPSTF Warning on Electronic Cigarettes

4/2015  – Union Tribune San Diego interview: Cancer Deaths, Diagnoses, Decrease in Recent Years
http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/health/sdut-cancer-deaths-diagnoses-decrease-2015apr21-story.html

2/2015 – San Diego Channel 6 Evening News Interview: Smoking Linked to 13 New Diseases
http://mms.tveyes.com/PlaybackPortal.aspx?SavedEditID=3cf0e085-2eaf-4558-b762-cc24e06e3fce

2014-15 – Sharp Television Patient Care Documentary and prime time local television commercial: The Sharp Experience
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UpCax9NVIw

8/2014 – Brachybytes Newsletter: An End to Controversy: Optimal Margin Width in Breast-Conserving Surgery
http://www.ciannamedical.com/2014/08/04/end-controversy-optimal-margin-width-breast-conserving-surgery/

7/2014 – Onclive Geneva, International lung conference, 2014
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ly22-l3Qbjk

6/2014 – San Diego Channel 6 interview: Oral Cancers and the Tobacco Link
http://www.sandiego6.com/news/sd6-in-the-morning/Oral-cancers-and-the-tobacco-link-263989921.html

4/2014 – San Diego Channel 6 interview: electronic-cigarettes, risks and benefits
http://www.sandiego6.com/news/sd6-in-the-morning/E-cigarettes-What-are-they-Can-they-cause-cancer-257036871.html

2013 – 2014 – Regularly aired television broadcast commercials on all major San Diego stations: The Sharp Experience

  1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7I4b5sAE1Gg
  2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQltmW2ajmU

3/2014 – San Diego Channel 6 interview: increasing cancer rates and remedies
http://www.sandiego6.com/news/seen-on-6/250615851.html

3/2014 – Ask the Expert web-interview: E-Cigarettes Explained
http://www.sharp.com/health-education/ask-the-expert-ecigarettes.cfm

12/2013 – San Diego Channel 6 interview: coffee reduces cancer risk
http://www.sandiego6.com/news/seen-on-6/249873521.html

9/2013 – San Diego Channel 6 interview: alcohol intake and breast cancer risk
http://www.sandiego6.com/news/seen-on-6/249512981.html

9/2013 – San Diego Channel ABC interview: New treatments for cancer

8/2013 – Union Tribune San Diego interview:  Lung Cancer Screening
http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/health/sdut-ct-scan-lung-cancer-mandate-2013aug31-story.html

8/2013 – San Diego Channel 6 interview: advances in cancer treatments
http://www.sandiego6.com/story/is-the-end-of-chemo-near--20130808

7/2013 – San Diego Channel 6 interview: women’s height and cancer risk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-6OXiWTvSU

3/2013 – Union Tribune San Diego, invited expert article: Women’s Risk for Lung Cancer
http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/mar/03/womens-lung-cancer-health-smoking

8/2013 – Ask the Expert web-interview: What's New in Cancer Treatment?
http://www.sharp.com/cancer/ask-expert-cancer-treatment.cfm

10/2012 – San Diego Fox News 5, Expert Television Interview: Advances in Breast Cancer Diagnosis
http://www.foxnews.com/health/2012/10/18/new-mart-bra-could-detect-breast-cancer/

5/2012 – Accuray Exchange in Radiation Oncology (AERO) Virtual Learning Module Presenter: “Stereotactic body radiotherapy as monotherapy or post-external beam radiotherapy boost for prostate cancer: technique, early toxicity, and PSA response

11/2010 – Good Samaritan Hospital Fund Raising Drive and Television Promotional Video Speaker

Community Service

2014 – present – Invited Member, Foundation Advisory Board, Sharp Healthcare

5/2016 – Sharp Women's Health Conference Speaker: Healthy Living for Cancer Prevention

2014 – present – Invited Member, Foundation Advisory Board, Sharp Healthcare

2/2015 – Invited Keynote Speaker, Medical Matters Expo (sponsored by General Consulates of U.S. and Canada and Amerimed Hospital), Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

11/2013 – Invited speaker, Lung Cancer Alliance's annual Shine A Light on Lung Cancer vigil, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA

11/2013 – Invited speaker, lung cancer screening community outreach and education, Douglas and Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center

3/2013 – Women's Health and Breast Cancer Awareness Co-Speaker with Deputy Mayor Bensoussan, Council Chambers, City Hall, Chula Vista, CA:  Breast Cancer Prevention, Screening, and Treatment

2/2013 – “Date Night Couple's Community Screening and Education Event,” Douglas and Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center, Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center

10/2012 – Sharp Women's Health Conference Speaker: Advances in Breast Cancer Care

9/2012 – Prostate Cancer Community Seminar Speaker: Prostate Cancer Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment

9/2012 – Lion’s Club of Chula Vista Speaker: Radiation Therapy for Cancer

8/2012 – Kiwanis Club of Chula Vista Speaker: Radiation Therapy for Cancer

1/2012 – “US Too” Prostate Cancer Support Group, Chicago, IL: Radiosurgery and SBRT for Prostate Cancer

Prospective Clinical Research Protocols

2016 – Co-Investigator: Linear Accelerator (LINAC)-based Stereotactic Radiosurgery Consortium

2013 – present – Bio-informatics risk Management for Radiation Therapy and Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices

2014 – present – Prospective Evaluation of Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Continuing Medical Education Program Moderator and Co-Organizer:

10/2014 – Annual Binational Congress on Cervical and Breast Cancers

  • Full-day Continuing Medical Education Accredited Conference
  • Attended by over 280 medical provider and policy maker from San Diego and Mexico
  • Hosted speakers including from the National Cancer Institutes of U.S. and Mexico, Former Baja-California secretary of Health, U.S. and Mexico General Consuls of San Diego, Local Policy-makers, and physician and academic speakers from U.S. and Mexico.

Invited Scientific Speaker

10/2017 – Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiology: Advances in Neuro-Oncology and Tumor Treating Fields, Perth, Australia

3/2017 – Sharp HealthCare's Neuro-Oncology CME Conference: Current and Emerging Trends in Neuro-Oncology, Rancho Bernardo, CA

10/2016 – Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiology: Advances in Spine Radiosurgery, Gold Coast, Australia

9/2016 – Industry sponsored (Medtronic) Speaker: Global Grand Rounds, Understanding the Need for MRI-Conditional Devices, Global Live Webcast

5/2016 – Scripps Memorial Medical Staff Grand Rounds: Advances in Neuro-oncology, La Jolla, CA

4/2016 – Industry sponsored (Medtronic) Speaker:  The Roll of Advanced Imaging in Personalized Cancer Care, La Jolla, CA

2/2016 – Alvarado Medical Staff Grand Rounds: Advances in Neuro-oncology, San Diego, CA

1/2016 – Sharp Memorial Hospital Grand Rounds: Advances in Radiation Therapy Neuro-oncology, Chula Vista, CA

11/2015 – Sharp Grossmont Medical Staff Grand Rounds: Advances in Neuro-oncology, Chula Vista, CA

11/2015 – Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center Grand Rounds: Advances in Radiation Therapy for Neuro-oncology, Chula Vista, CA

10/2015 – Binational Congress For Health Providers, Mexico-USA: Risk Factors, Epidemiology, and Treatment of Breast Cancer, San Diego, CA 10/2014 – Binational Continuing Medical Education program on Advanced Cancer Therapies, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

8/2014 – Congresso Binacional Patologia Cervical, 2nd Annual Bi-National Congress on Cervical Cancer, Baja California, Mexico:  Image-guided radiation and brathytherapy for Cervical cancer

10/2013 – Inaugural Annual Bi-National Congress on Breast Cancer, Baja, Mexico: Advances in Radiation Therapy for Breast cancer

7/2013 – Inaugural Annual Bi-National Congress on Cervical Cancer, Baja, Mexico: Advances in Radiation Therapy for Cervical cancer

4/2013 – Nursing Medical Education Series, Sharp Chula Vista Hospital: Advances in Breast and Cervical cancer

10/2012 – Medical Staff Grand Rounds, Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center: Advances in Lung Cancer Management, Radiotherapy, and Radiosurgery

3/2012 – Physician Continuing Medical Education event, sponsored by Illinois Cyberknife and US Radiosurgery, Park Ridge, IL:  A New Frontier: Advances and New Indications in Radiosurgery

3/2012 – Hematology and Oncology Grand Rounds, Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL: A Matter of the Heart? Update on Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Radio-sensitization in Localized Prostate Cancer

2/2012 – Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL: Advances in Radiotherapy in the Definitive Management of Prostate Cancer

3/2011 – Lutheran General Hospital’s Annual Symposium: Trends in Hematology and Oncology, New Paradigms in Radiosurgery and Radiation Oncology

Scientific Editor

6/2012 – present – International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics

  • Head and neck cancers
  • Genitourinary cancers
  • Advanced technology

3/2010 – present – International Journal of Molecular Sciences

  • Oncology

Book Chapters

  1. Jabbari S, Larson DA, Sahgal A. “Chapter 7: Critical Structures and Tolerance,” Intracranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery 2nd Edition. Ed. Lunsford, Sheehan, New York, Thieme Medical Publishers; (manuscript in preparation).

  2. Myrehaug S, Lo S, Jabbari S. “Chapter 4: The management of 1 to 4 brain metastases,” Intracranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery 2nd Edition. Ed. Lunsford, Sheehan, New York, Thieme Medical Publishers; (manuscript in preparation).

  3. Jabbari S, Lijun Ma, Sahgal A. “Brain Metastasis: Advances in Radiotherapy,” Tumors of the Central Nervous System. Ed. M.A. Hayat, New York, Springer; 2013.

  4. Rajendran R, Jabbari S, Hartsell W. “Radiotherapeutic Palliation of Visceral Metastatic Disease and Definitive Treatment of Oligometastasis,” Perez and Brady's Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology, Sixth Edition. Ed. Halperin, Perez, Brady, New York, Lippinkot, Williams, and Wilkins; 2013.

  5. Jabbari S, Hansen E, Roach M. “Chapter 25: Prostate Cancer.” Handbook of Evidence-Based Radiation Oncology, 2nd Edition. Ed. Hansen E & Roach M, New York, Springer, 2010

  6. Jabbari S, Catherine P, Fowble B. “Chapter 16: Breast Cancer.”Handbook of Evidence-Based Radiation Oncology, 2nd Edition. Ed. Hansen E & Roach M, New York, Springer, 2010

  7. Jabbari S, Hansen E, Haas-Kogan DA. “Chapter 14: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.” Handbook of Evidence-Based Radiation Oncology, 2nd Edition. Ed. Hansen E & Roach M, New York, Springer, 2010

  8. Jabbari S, Kim H, Quivey JM. “Chapter 7: Oropharyngeal Cancer.” Handbook of Evidence-Based Radiation Oncology, 2nd Edition. Ed. Hansen E & Roach M, New York, Springer, 2010

  9. Jabbari S, Hansen E, Gottschalk A. “Chapter 26: Urethral Cancer.” Handbook of Evidence-Based Radiation Oncology, 2nd Edition. Ed. Hansen E & Roach M, New York, Springer, 2010

Invited Review Article

  1. Jabbari S, Gerszten P, Ruschin M, et al. Spine Radiosurgery. The Cancer Journal, DeVita V, Lawrence T, and Rosenberg S; special edition on Stereotactic Body Irradiation, Guest Editor Kavanagh BD, Volume 22, Number 4, July/August 2016

Peer Reviewed Publications

  1. Jabbari S, Fitzmaurice T, Munoz F, et al. Cross-Border Collaboration in Oncology: A Model for United StateseMexico Border Health.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 2015 Jul 1;92(3):509-11

  2. Jabbari S, Delic L, Norton M, et al. Quality Adherence and Excellence in Community-Based Brachytherapy for Cervical Cancer.  Manuscript in preparation.

  3. Jabbari S, Casteel C, Norton M, et al. Radiation Recall Post Breast Brachytherapy.  Manuscript in preparation.

  4. Jabbari S, Ballejos C, Taylor B, et al.  Bio-informatics Risk Management for Radiation Therapy and Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices. Manuscript in preparation.

  5. Jabbari S, Wiebe E, Sahgal A. Management of Brain Metastasis in Gynecological Cancers. Gynecologic Oncology. Manuscript in preparation.

  6. Jabbari S, Wienberg V, Kaprealian T, et al. Stereotactic body radiotherapy as monotherapy or post-external beam radiotherapy boost for prostate cancer: technique, early toxicity, and PSA response.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 2012;82(1):228-34.

  7. Gondi V, Bernard JR, Jabbari S, et al.  Results of the 2005-2008 Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology (ARRO) Surveys of Chief Residents in the United States: Didactics and Research Experience. Am J Clin Oncol. 2012;35(1):32-39.

  8. Jabbari S, Pins M, Kruczek KR, et al. Erlotinib Eradicates Brain Metastates from EGFR Mutant Non-small Cell Lung Cancer. Avicenna Journal of Medicine, 2011:1(2):52-54

  9. Shiao SL, Sahgal A, Hu W, Jabbari S, et al. Temporal compartmental dosing effects for robotic prostate stereotactic body radiotherapy. Phys Med Biol. 2011;56(24):7767-75.

  10. Gondi V, Bernard JR, Jabbari S,  et al.  Results of the 2005-2008 Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology (ARRO) Surveys of Chief Residents in the United States: Clinical Training and Resident Working Conditions. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011;81(4):1120-7.

  11. Jabbari S, Shinohara K, Weinberg V, et al. Equivalent Biochemical Control and Improved PSA Nadir Following Permanent Prostate Seed Implant Brachytherapy (PPI) Versus High-Dose Three Dimensional Conformal Radiotherapy (3DCRT) and High-Dose Conformal Proton Beam Radiotherapy Boost (CPBRTB). Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 2010:76(1):36-42

  12. Jabbari S, Hsu IC, Kawakami J, Weinberg V, Speight JL, Gottschalk AR, Roach M III et al. High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy for Localized Prostate Adencarcinoma Post-Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum and Pelvic Irradiation. Brachytherapy, 2009, 8(4):339-44.

  13. Jabbari S, Andolino D, Weinberg VK, et al. Successful Treatment of High-risk and Recurrent Pediatric Desmoids Using Radiation as a Component of Multimodality Therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 2009, in press.

  14. Sahgal A, Jabbari S, Chen J, Pickett B, Hsu I-C, Roach M 3rd. A Comparison of Dosimetric and Biological Effective Dose Parameters for the Prostate and Urethra using Cs-131 and I-125 for Prostate Brachytherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2008;72(1):247-54.

  15. Herman JM, Pierce LJ, Sandler HM, Griffith KA, Jabbari S, et al. Radiotherapy Using a Water Bath in the Treatment of Bowen’s Disease of the Digit. Radiotherapy and Oncology 2008 Sep;88(3):398-402.

  16. Jabbari S, Kim HM, Feng M, Lin A, Tsien C, et al. Matched Case-Control Comparisons of Quality of Life and Xerostomia After Intensity Modulated or Standard Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2005;63:725-31.

  17. Feng M, Jabbari S, Lin A, Bradford CR, Chepeha DB, et al. Predictive factors for local-regional failures after intensity modulated radiotherapy for head and neck cancers. Radiotherapy and  Oncology 2005;77:32-8.

  18. Lin A, Jabbari S, Bradford CR, Chepeha DB, Teknos T, et al. Metabolic consequences of weight loss during concurrent chemoirradiation of head and neck cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2005;63:1413-8.

Scientific Presentations

  1. Jabbari S, Delic L, Norton M, et al. Quality Adherence and Excellence in Community-Based Brachytherapy for Cervical Cancer, Annual Meeting of the American Society of Radiation Oncology, 2015.  In submission.

  2. Jabbari S, Ballejos C, Taylor B et al.  A Novel Risk and Data Management Solution for Thoracic Cancer Radiation Therapy (RT) & Implanted Cardiac Electronic Devices (ICED), Poster Presentation, Annual Meeting of the American Society of Radiation Oncology, 2015. In submission.

  3. Jabbari S, Delic L, Norton M, et al. A Model and Early Outcomes for High-Quality Cervical Cancer Brachytherapy in the Community Setting, Poster Presentation, Annual Meeting of the American College of Radiation  Oncology, 2015.

  4. Jabbari S, Ballejos C, Taylor B et al. Universal Bio-Informatics-based Data and Risk Management for Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices (CIED) and Radiation Therapy, Poster Presentation, Annual Meeting of the American College of Radiation  Oncology, 2015.

  5. Jabbari S, Ballejos C, Taylor B et al.  Risk Management for Lung Cancer Radiation Therapy and Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices, Poster Presentation, 14th International Lung Cancer Congress, 2014 

  6. Jabbari S, Gottschalk AR, Wienberg V, et al. Cyberknife Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for Boost and Monotherapy of Prostate Carcinoma: Technique and Pilot Experience.  Oral presentation, 2009 annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) .

  7. Jabbari S, Shinohara K, Weinberg V, et al. Equivalent Biochemical Control and Improved PSA Nadir Following Permanent Prostate Seed Implant Brachytherapy (PPI) Versus High-Dose Three Dimensional Conformal Radiotherapy (3DCRT) and High-Dose Conformal Proton Beam Radiotherapy Boost (CPBRTB). Oral presentation, 2009 annual meeting of the American Radium Society (ARS).

  8. Jabbari S, Hsu IC, Kawakami J, Weinberg V, Speight JL, Gottschalk AR, Roach M III et al. High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy for Localized Prostate Adencarcinoma Post-Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum and Pelvic Irradiation. Poster presentation, 2008 American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting.

  9. Jabbari S, Andolino D, Weinberg VK, et al. Successful Treatment of Pediatric Desmoids Using Radiation as a Component of Multimodality Therapy. Poster presentation, 2007 American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting; Selected for discussion for the "Poster Walk with a Professor" program

  10. Jabbari S, Kim HM, Feng M, Lin A, Tsien C, et al. Matched case-control comparisons of quality of life and xerostomia after intensity modulated or standard radiotherapy for head and neck cancer. Poster panel discussion, 2004 American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting.

Radiotherapy Techniques

  • Proton beam therapy
  • Intensity modulated and 3-D conformal radiotherapy, Eclipse, Pinnacle, Corvus, and CMS/XIO treatment planning
  • TrueBeam and Elekta IMRT
  • RapidArc  and SmartArc IMRT
  • Tomotherapy
  • Brainlab radiosurgery
  • Monaco radiosurgery
  • TrueBeam STX and Elekta radiosurgery
  • ExacTrac 6D image-guided radiosurgery and radiotherapy
  • Gamma Knife radiosurgery
  • CyberKnife radiosurgery/SBRT for intracranial, spine, lung, gastrointestinal, metastatic, and prostate tumors
  • Prostate radioactive seed implant & high-dose rate brachytherapy
  • High dose-rate interstitial & intracavitary brachytherapy for gynecological tumors
  • Partial breast brachytherapy
  • Intraoperative radiation therapy, Mobetron and Intrabeam
  • Radionuclide therapy
  • Hyperthermia    
  • Eclipse, Brainlab, Pinnacle, and Corvus radiotherapy planning

Professional Membership

  • American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)
  • American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO)
  • California Medical Association (CMA)
  • San Diego County Medical Society (SDCMS)

Language Proficiency

Fluent in Farsi/Persian