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About Michael Chuong

Dr. Chuong is a board-certified radiation oncologist at Miami Cancer Institute. Previously, he was an assistant professor of radiation oncology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Maryland Proton Treatment Center. His clinical specialty and research focus is on the use of radiation therapy to treat gastrointestinal cancers, especially those of the liver and pancreas. He is proficient in the use of the most advanced forms of radiation therapy. He has significant experience with translational research and clinical trials, and is well published in multiple peer-reviewed scientific journals. He has received numerous awards, including the American Society of Clinical Medicine Conquer Cancer Foundation Merit Award and the Moffitt Cancer Center Research Symposium Clinical Research Award.


2017 - Present Vice Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, Florida International University ‐ Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
2016 - Present Physician, Baptist Health South Florida Miami Cancer Institute
August 2013 - July 2016 Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology, University of Maryland ‐ School of Medicine
2014 - 2015 Clinical Instructor, George Washington University Hospital

Curriculum Vitae


2014 - 2016 In situ pancreas tumor vaccination using a novel radiation "booster shot" with anti-PD-L1 monoclonal antibody to enhance anti-tumor immune effects
American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center
Role: PI
2014 - 2016 Novel in situ tumor vaccination using a radiation "booster shot" in combination with an anti-PD-L1 mAb to enhance anti-tumor immune effects on both irradiated and unirradiated pancreas tumors
University of Maryland Department of Radiation Oncology Seed Grant
Role: PI
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2009 - 2013 Residency Program - Radiation Oncology, University of South Florida/Moffitt Cancer Center
2008 - 2009 Internship, University of South Florida
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Honors and Awards

  • 2002 Magna cum laude - Undergraduate
  • 2002-2006 Recognition for outstanding achievement 1-4 years of medical school
  • 2017-2018 Thomas L. Wickiewicz, MD Sport Medicine Resident Research Grant
  • 2018 Russell F. Warren, MD Award for Excellence in Orthopaedic Basic/Translational Research


2008 Doctor of Medicine, M.D., University of South Florida College of Medicine (Tampa)
2004 Biology, B.A., Brandeis University

Contact Information

Miami Cancer Institute
8900 N. Kendall Drive
Miami, FL 33176-2118
(786) 596-2000

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