Ziad Fawaz, MD, MS

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology

I am a radiation oncologist at Washington Health System Radiation Oncology, in partnership with UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, with an academic appointment as clinical assistant professor in the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. I treat all types of cancer with a specific interest in prostate, breast, lung and head and neck cancers. I am a member of the American Society for Radiation Oncology.

Education & Training

  • University of Montreal Medical School, Montreal, QC, Canada
  • McGill University, Residency, Montreal, QC, Canada
  • McGill University, Master of Science (MS) in Experimental Medicine

Representative Publications

Fawaz ZS, Posel N, Royal-Preyra B, Khriguian J, Alfieri J. Creation and Pilot-testing of Virtual Patients for Learning Oncologic Emergency Management. Cureus 2019 Nov 20, 11(11): e6206.

Fawaz, ZS. Master’s thesis – topic: quality improvement in healthcare. Evaluation of awareness of incurable disease (AID): creation, review and pilot testing of clinical tool. Retrieved from McGill University Library, 2017 Feb.

Fawaz ZS, Yassa M, Nguyen DH, Vavassis P. Fiducial marker implantation in prostate radiation therapy: complication rates and technique. Cancer/Radiotherapie. 2014 Dec;18(8):736-9.

Faria S, Kopek N, Hijal T, Liberman S, Charlebois P, Stein B, Meterissian S, Meguerditchian A, Fawaz Z, Artho G. Phase II trial of short-course radiotherapy followed by delayed surgery for locoregionally advanced rectal cancer. Colorectal Disease. 2013 Oct 22.

Fawaz ZS, Barkati M, Beauchemin MC, Sauthier P, Gauthier P, Nguyen TV. Cervical necrosis after chemoradiation for cervical cancer: case series and literature review. Radiation Oncology. 2013 Sep 23;8(1):220.