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Dwight Heron
Contact:
UPMC Shadyside
5230 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh PA
Phone: 412-623-6720
Research Interests and Keywords:
  • Radiation oncology
  • stereotactic radiosurgery
  • SRS
  • intensity-modulated radiation therapy
  • IMRT
  • stereotactic body radiation therapy
  • SBRT
  • cancer
  • radiation therapy
  • image-guided radiation therapy
  • IGRT
  • head and neck cancer
  • lung cancer
  • cancer disparities
  • stereotactic ablative radiotherapy
  • SABR
  • high-dose rate brachytherapy
  • HDR
Summary

Dr. Heron specializes in stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR), high-dose rate brachytherapy, intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), intraoperative radiotherapy, and interstitial hyperthermia. Dr. Heron has been a thought leader in advanced radiation therapy techniques and innovative use of radiosurgery in central nervous system, recurrent head & neck, prostate and pancreatic cancers.

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