Shiao Y. Woo, M.D., M.B.B.S., F.A.C.R.

Professor and Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Louisville School of Medicine

Multidisciplinary Clinic
Brain and Spine Tumor

Clinical Expertise
Brain Tumor
Pediatric Radiation Oncology
Radiation Oncology


Degree-Granting Education
University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, M.B., B.S., 1972, Faculty of Medicine

Postgraduate Training

Clinical Internship, Ipoh General Hospital, Ipoh, Malaysia, 1/1972−1/1973

Residency in Internal Medicine, Johor Baru General Hospital, Johor Baru, Malaysia, 1/1973−1/1975

Residency in Pediatrics, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 1/1976−5/1976

Residency in Pediatrics, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, 1/1976−1/1978

Fellowship in Pediatric and Adolescent Oncology-Hematology, Vincent T. Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, 1/1978−1/1980

Residency in Radiation Therapy, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, 1/1985−1/1988

Honors and Awards

  • Clinical Fellowship Award, American Cancer Society Junior Faculty, 1981
  • Clinical Fellowship Award, American Cancer Society, 1987
  • Robert Reid Newell Memorial Award, Stanford University Medical School, 1988
  • ESTRO Phillips Travel Fellowship, 1990
  • The Gold Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching, UT M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1990
  • Fellow, Royal College of Physicians, 1997
  • ACGME Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award, 2001
  • Fellow, American College of Radiology, 2001
  • Teacher of the Year Award, The Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology, 2001
  • Best Doctors of America, 2002−2008
  • 2008 Patient Golden Apple Award, MDAnderson Cancer Center, 2008

Research Interest
Clinical and research interest are tumors of the blood, bone, nervous system and soft tissue in children and adults.

Contact Information

James Graham Brown Cancer Center, Department of Radiation Oncology
529 S. Jackson Street
Louisville , KY 40202

Appointments: (502) 562-4360

Academic Office: (502) 562-2702