Shannon Fogh MD, UCSF radiation oncologist

Shannon Fogh, MD

Radiation Oncologist

Specialties: Brain, spinal, and pediatric malignancies

Dr. Fogh is a radiation oncologist with a clinical interest in the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) and pediatric malignancies. She specializes in the use of Gamma Knife, CyberKnife, intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), and total body irradiation to treat a variety of malignant and benign conditions.  

Dr. Fogh’s research interests are centered on development of emerging radiotherapeutic and biologic techniques in CNS and pediatric tumors aimed at reducing the toxicities of treatment resulting in improved quality of life and preservation of neurocognitive function for her patients. She is also interested in the development of interventions to treat side effects associated with radiation treatment and is the co-chair of a national study, RTOG 1012, examining the efficacy of Manuka honey in preventing esophagitis. She is dedicated to implementing opportunities for quality improvement and other projects aimed at delivering effective, safe and efficient patient care.


Education and Training

1999: BA, Psychology, University of Washington
2001: MS, Boston University, School of Medicine
2005: MD, Boston University, School of Medicine
2005-2006: Intern, Internal Medicine, Mt. Auburn Hospital, Harvard Medical School
2006-2010: Resident, Radiation Oncology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
2009-2010: Chief Resident, Radiation Oncology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital MD/PhD, New York University School of Medicine
2010: Internship, Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
2010-2014: Residency in Radiation Oncology, UCSF
2013: Chief Resident, Radiation Oncology, UCSF

Academic Positions

2010-Present: Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology, UCSF

Selected Awards

2009: Travel Grant, ASTRO Spring Refresher Course
2009: Travel Grant, ASTRO Annual Meeting
2009: AACR/ASCO Methods in Clinical Cancer Research Workshop
2008: Travel Grant, 10th Annual Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium
2007: Travel Grant and Scholarship, Breast Cancer “Current Controversies”
2005: RSNA Trainee Research Prize
2002: Boston University School of Medicine Summer Research Scholarship
2001: Langdon Parsons Scholarship