Billy W. Loo, Jr., MD, PhD, DABR

Radiation oncologist

Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology (Radiation Therapy) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Bio:   Dr. Loo is a physician-scientist Radiation Oncologist and Bioengineer who leads the Thoracic Radiation Oncology program at Stanford Cancer Institute.

His clinical specialties are state-of-the-art radiation therapy for lung/thoracic cancers, including stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) and 4-D image-guided radiation therapy for lung tumors and radiosurgery for brain metastases. His research is in clinical trials and implementation of new treatment techniques for lung cancer, development of new medical imaging methods for measuring organ function and predicting response to cancer treatment, and development of next generation radiation treatment technologies and studying their unique biological effects.

Dr. Loo received his MD from University of California, Davis and his PhD in Bioengineering from University of California, San Francisco and Berkeley. He completed his Radiation Oncology residency training at Stanford University where he is now Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology. He is certified by the American Board of Radiology in Radiation Oncology.
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68 Patient Ratings
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Thoracic Cancer Program

  • 875 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6000
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Radiation Oncology

  • 875 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6000
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Cyberknife Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-725-0084
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Head and Neck Cancer Program

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 3rd Floor
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-498-6000
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Cyberknife Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program at Advanced Medicine Center Building

  • 875 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Clinic D
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-725-0084
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Cyberknife Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program at Boswell Building

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 3rd Floor, Room A301
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-725-0084
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Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Radiation Oncology, American Board of Radiology (2006)
  • Residency: Stanford University Medical Center (2005) CA
  • Internship: Kaiser Found Hosp San Fran (2001) CA
  • Ph.D., U.C. San Francisco, U.C. Berkeley, Bioengineering (2000)
  • Medical Education: UC Davis School of Medicine (2000) CA
  • A.B., U.C. Berkeley, Biophysics (1989)

Honors & Awards

  • Educator of the Year Award, Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology (2012)
  • Henry S. Kaplan Memorial Prize for Teaching in Radiation Oncology, Stanford University (2009)
  • Young Investigator Travel Grant, ECOG (2005)
  • Basic Science Travel Grant, ASTRO (2005)
  • Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award, RSNA (2004)
  • Travel Grant Award, Best of ASCO Meeting, Denver, ASCO (2004)
  • Molecular Biology in Clinical Oncology Workshop Scholarship, AACR (2004)
  • Malcolm A. Bagshaw Award, Stanford Radiation Oncology (2003)
  • Graduate Student Research Award, University of California, San Francisco (1996)
  • Regents Fellowship, University of California (1996)
  • Laboratory Graduate Fellowship, Associated Western Universities (1994, 1995)
  • Research Scholarship, California Medical Education and Research Foundation (1992)
  • Rapp/Rummelsberg Research Scholarship, - (1991)

Administrative Appointments

  • Co-Chair, New Technologies Committee, Radiation Oncology (2011 - Present)
  • Thoracic Radiation Oncology Program Leader, Radiation Oncology (2005 - Present)

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Explanations

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Listens

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Includes you in decisions

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Clear Communication

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Confidence in your doctor

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SHC Patient, Jul 2014

I am highly satisfied with my treatment team and care received.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

The experience and helpfulness was very good.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Just great.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

I had a very good experience with everyone their & was treated very well.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Dr. Loo is fantastic especially in a stressful situation.

4.7 out of 5
68 Patient Ratings
5 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

I am highly satisfied with my treatment team and care received.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

The experience and helpfulness was very good.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Just great.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

I had a very good experience with everyone their & was treated very well.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Dr. Loo is fantastic especially in a stressful situation.

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