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Peter Zaki, MD

Peter Zaki


Peter Zaki, MD is a PGY3 resident physician of radiation oncology at the University of Washington. He earned his Medical Degree from the Penn State College of Medicine in 2019 and his Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University College of Engineering and Schreyer Honors College in 2015. He currently has a wide variety of clinical interests and is an avid researcher. He has 10+ peer-reviewed publications and 30+ abstracts and presentations. He also serves as a resident peer reviewer for several journals including the Red Journal and Applied Radiation Oncology. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family, cooking, exercising (e.g. playing tennis), and traveling.


Education and Training

College: Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA; Biomedical Engineering, concentration in Chemical Engineering

Medical School: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA

Preliminary Year: St. Vincent Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine Worcester, MA


Published works

Zaki P, Shenoy G, Gou J, Raj V, Howell K.  Radiation Oncologist Perceptions and Utilization of Digital Patient Assessment Platforms.  Appl Rad Oncol. 9.3 (2020): 24-29. PMCID: PMC7536100.

Gui C, Grimm J, Kleinberg LR, Zaki P, Spoleti N, Mukherjee D, Bettegowda C, Lim M, Redmond KJ. A Dose-Response Model of Local Tumor Control Probability after Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases Resection Cavities. Advances in Radiation Oncology (2020). doi:10.1016/j.adro.2020.06.007.PMCID: PMC7557194.

Haakenson JK, Khokhlatchev AV, Choi YJ, Linton SS., Zhang P, Zaki PM, Fu C, Cooper TK, Manni A, Zhu J, Fox TE, Dong C, Kester M. Lysosomal Degradation of CD44 Mediates Ceramide Nanoliposome- induced Anoikis and Diminished Extravasation in Metastatic Carcinoma Cells. Journal of Biological Chemistry (2015). doi:10.1074/jbc-M114.609677. PMCID: PMC4375512.

Zaki, P. (2015). Exploiting Biomarkers Assists in Degradation of Breast Cancer Cells and Reduces Extravasation, Undergraduate Honors Thesis, Penn State University, University Park.

Zaki P, Zhu J, Mackley H, Rosenberg J. Pregnancy screening practices and treatment of pregnant patients among radiation oncologists: results of an international survey. Ecancer. 15.1169 (2021): 1-11.