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William Pao, M.D., F.A.C.R.

William Pao has been in the practice of radiation oncology since 1987. He grew up in Hong Kong and attended Marquette University in Milwaukee, in his college years, he worked with the Equal Opportunity Program and volunteered at the Milwaukee County Medical Center.

Dr. Pao graduated from the Medical College of Wisconsin where he earned membership to Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. He and trained in the field of radiation oncology at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Pao has been a member of Radiation Oncology Associates since 1989. He was an American Cancer Society Clinical Oncology Fellow and was awarded Outstanding Cancer Liaison Physician by the American College of Surgeons. He is a Fellow of the American College of Radiology (FLCM) and a Fellow of the College of Legal Medicine (FLCM).

Dr. Pao’s clinical cancer interests include head and neck, breast, prostate, and sarcomas.

“Every person and their diseases are unique. Every person has their hopes and dreams. Clinical treatment guidelines and the latest research results are used in determining the appropriate course of management for each patient, weighing the benefits versus the risks of therapy. The rationale and options of treatment are explained in a clear and concise manner, in a collaborative effort to manage the disease. All patients have the right and freedom to decide their care.”

Board Certifications:

ABR Board Certified
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

Selected Publications:

Pao, W.J., Perez, C.A., Kuske, R.R., Sommer, G.M., Camel, H.M. and Galakatos, A.E.: Radiation therapy and conservation surgery for primary and recurrent carcinoma of the vulva: report of 40 patients and a review of the literature. Int. J. Radia. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 14:11231132, 1988.

Pao, W.J., Pilepich, M.V.: Postoperative radiotherapy in the treatment of extremity soft tissue sarcomas. Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. 21:156-164, 1991

Pao, W. and Wasserman, T.H.: Retroperitoneal tumors. In Perez, C.A. and Brady, L.W. (eds.), Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology 2nd edition, Lippincott Publishers, 1992.

Pao, W., Wicker, K. : Errors in Radiotherapy Administration: A Critical Component of QA. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology Abstract Number 15487, 2001.

Pao, W. Quality Improvement.: In Quang, T., Taft, M, and Beriwal, S. (eds.). Understanding Legal Oncology. McGraw-Hill Publishers (in press).

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