Dr. Diane C. Ling is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology at the Keck School of Medicine. She joined the faculty in August, 2020. Her clinical practice is split between USC+ Los Angeles County Medical Center and USC Norris Cancer Hospital.
She grew up in the Bay Area and Sacramento, and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a bachelor’s degree in Molecular and Cell Biology. She earned her medical doctorate degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. She completed her residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Hillman Cancer Center in Pittsburgh, PA, where she was chief resident.
Dr. Ling specializes in treating gastrointestinal and breast cancers. She has extensive experience with modern treatment techniques including intensity-modulated radiation therapy, volumetric-modulated arc therapy, stereotactic radiosurgery, stereotactic body radiotherapy, and motion management techniques. Her work has resulted in numerous publications, presentations at national meetings, and conference awards, including the Young Oncologist Essay Award as well as the James D. Cox Award of Scientific Merit from the American Radium Society.
Languages Spoken: English, Mandarin