Yoshio Arai, MD

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
  • Physician, Gamma Knife - UPMC Presbyterian

I provide clinical service at Gamma Knife Image Guided Radiotherapy Center at UPMC Presbyterian – Shadyside Hospital. I participate in clinical research and teaching. I also review clinical research protocols as a member of PRC and the Radioactive Drug Research Committee and the Human Use Subcommittee (Radiation Safety Committee) monthly.

Education & Training

  • Hokkaida University, Sapporo – MD
  • Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Okinawa Chubu Hospital, Okinawa, Japan
  • St Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
  • McGill University, Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, QC Canada
  • Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

Representative Publications

Huang MJ,Kano H, Mousavi SH, Niranjan A, Monaco EA3rd, Arai Y, Flickinger JC, Lunsford LD. Stereotactic radiosurgery for recurrent vestibular schannoma after previous resection.  J Neurosurg 2016 Jul 29: 1-8.  PMID:  27471891

Bowden G, Kano H, Caparosa E, Tonetti D, Niranjan A, Monaco EA3rd, Flickinger J, Arai Y, Lunsford LD.  Stereotactic radiosurgery for arteriovenous malformations of the postgeniculate visual pathway.  J Neurosurg.  2015 Feb; 122(2): 433-40.  PMID:  25423270

Bowden G, Kano H, Tonetti D, Niranjan A, Flickinger J, Arai Y, Lunsford LD.  Stereotactic radiosurgery for sylvian fissure arteriovenous malformations with emphasis on hemorrhage risks and seizure outcomes.  J Neurosurg.  2014 Sept; 121(3): 637-44.  PMID:  24926653

Kondziolka D, Parry PV, Lunsford LD, Kano H, Flickinger Jc, Rakfal S, Arai Y, Loeffler JS, Rush S, Knisely JP, Sheehan J, Friedman W, Tarhini AA, Francis L, Lieberman F, Ahluwalia MS, Linskey ME, McDermott M, Sperduto P, Stupp R.  The accuracy of predicting survival in individual patients with cancer.  J Neurosurg.  2014 Jan; 120(1):24-30.  PMID:  24160479