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Tony Wong, PhD, DABR

Clinical Professor

Locations of Practice

Overview

Clinical Interests:
Novel proton treatment and planning techniques
Clinical workflow optimization
Administrative service – Physics lead at the Proton Center

Professional involvement:
Physics Committee Member – RADCOMP Consortium Trial.
Committee Member – Particle Therapy Working Group, Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine
Accreditation Surveyor – American College of Radiation Oncology

Education and Training

College: University College London, London, UK
Graduate Schools
: University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia;  RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

Published Works

  • Saif, A., Lui, A., Wong, T., Liao, J., Laramore, G., Parvathaneni, U. (2021) “A combined neutron and proton regimen for advanced salivary tumors: early clinical experience,” Cureus 13(5): e14844. DOI 10.7759/cureus. 14844.
  • Maes, D., Bowen, S., Regmi, R., Bloch, C., Wong, T., Rosenfeld, A., Saini, J. (2020) “A machine learning-based framework for delivery error prediction in proton pencil beam scanning using irradiation log-files,” Physica Medica, 78: 179-186. PMID: 33038643.
  • Tseng, Y., Maes, S., Kicska, G., Sponsellor, P., Traneus, E., Wong, T., Stewart, R., Saini, J. (2019) “Comparative photon and proton dosimetry for patients with mediastinal lymphoma in the era of Monte Carlo treatment planning and variable relative biological effectiveness,” Radiat Oncol, 14, 243. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13014-019-1432-8. PMID: 31888769.
  • Lee, H., Stacey, A., Klesert, T.,Wells, C., Skalet, A., Bloch, C., Fung, A., Bowen, , Wong, T.P., Shibata, D., Halasz, L., Rengan, R. (2019) “Corneal Substructure Dosimetry Predicts Corneal Toxicity in Patients with Uveal Melanoma Treated with Proton Beam Therapy,” Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 104(2): 374-382. PMID: 30763658.
  • Saini, J., Traneus, E., Maes, D., Regmi, R., Bowen, S., Bloch, C., Wong, T. (2018) “Advanced proton beam dosimetry Part I: review and performance evaluation of dose calculation algorithms.” Transl Lung Cancer Res, 7(2): 171-179. PMID: 29876316.
  • Rao, M., Cao, D., Wu, J., Ye, J., Wong, T., Shepard, D., Mehta, V.(2012) “Dosimetric impact of breathing motion in lung SBRT treatment using IMRT and VMAT.” Int J Rad Onc Bio Phy, 83(2): e251-256. PMID: 22365622.
  • Rao, M., Cao, D., Chen, F., Ye, J., Mehta, V., Wong, T., Shepard D. (2010) “Comparison of anatomy-based, fluence-based and aperture-based treatment planning approaches for VMAT.” Phys Med Biol, 55: 6475 – 6490. PMID: 20959688.
  • Laub, W. U., Wong, T. (2003) “The volume effect of detectors in the dosimetry of small fields used in IMRT.” Med Phys, 30(3): 341 – 347. PMID: 12674234.
  • Wong, T., Fernando, W., Johnston, P.N., Bubb, I.F. (2001) “Transit dose of an Ir-192 high dose rate brachytherapy stepping source.” Phys Med Biol, 46(2): 323-331. PMID: 11229717.
  • Wong, T., Wallace, S., Fernando, W., Schume,r W., Quong, G. (1999) “Dose Errors in the Near Field of an HDR Brachytherapy Stepping Source.” Phys Med Biol, 44(2): 357-363. PMID: 10070787.

Board Certification

American Board of Radiology (since 2004)

Research Interests

Proton end of range effects
Image-guided radiation therapy and motion management