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Omar M Ragab, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology
AddressNOR 1441 Eastlake Ave
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90033
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    Title(s)Director of Brachytherapy


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    Dr. Omar Ragab is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology at USC Norris Cancer Hospital and USC + Los Angeles County Medical Center. He joined USC in September 2016.

    Dr. Ragab completed his residency training as chief resident in radiation oncology at LAC+USC Medical Center in Los Angeles. He received his medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine of USC and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Neuroscience from the University of Southern California, graduating magna cum laude. Dr. Ragab recently completed his fellowship training in clinical brachytherapy at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center under the mentorship of Dr. Jeffrey Demanes. Dr. Ragab's research interests include gynecologic cancers and brachytherapy treatment programs.

    Dr. Ragab provides clinical services for GI cancer, GYN cancer, and Sarcoma and is developing a brachytherapy program for multiple disease sites at Keck Medical Center of USC and LAC+USC Medical Center. He is focused and dedicated in his expert management of patients diagnosed with gynecological cancers. He is highly recognized for his easy-going personality, exemplary skill, knowledge, and work ethic. He provides top level care in gynecologic oncology involving state of the art intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) techniques, as well as traditional but highly effective intra-cavitary brachytherapy procedures.

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    1. Multidisciplinary sarcoma tumor board: retroperitoneal liposarcoma. Chin Clin Oncol. 2020 Apr; 9(2):20. Tseng WW, Chen J, Patel D, Miao C, Ching A, Yang S, Feng Y, Matcuk G, Lara K, Hu J, Ragab O, Ho J, Rao X, Hanif S, Luo C. PMID: 32156120.
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    2. Rapidly Progressive Porocarcinoma of the Ear and Multidisciplinary Approach to Management. Dermatol Surg. 2020 Mar 04. Rabi S, Syder N, Ragab O, In G, Hu JC. PMID: 32141925.
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    3. Concurrent radiation therapy with programmed cell death protein 1 inhibition leads to a complete response in advanced cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. JAAD Case Rep. 2019 Sep; 5(9):763-766. Vaidya P, Mehta A, Ragab O, Lin S, In GK. PMID: 31516991.
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    4. Cetuximab as a Component of Multimodality Treatment of High-Risk Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Retrospective Analysis From a Single Tertiary Academic Medical Center. Dermatol Surg. 2019 02; 45(2):254-267. Trodello C, Higgins S, Ahadiat O, Ragab O, In G, Hawkins M, Wysong A. PMID: 30672860.
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    5. Tumor-specific outcome of metachronous uterine malignancy after pelvic irradiation for cervical cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2018 11; 151(2):250-256. Matsuo K, Machida H, Mandelbaum RS, Ragab OM, Roman LD, Wright JD. PMID: 30197062.
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    6. Targeted Prostate Biopsy Gleason Score Heterogeneity and Implications for Risk Stratification. Am J Clin Oncol. 2018 05; 41(5):497-501. Mesko S, Marks L, Ragab O, Patel S, Margolis DA, Demanes DJ, Kamrava M. PMID: 27281263.
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    7. Acute toxicity of craniospinal irradiation with volumetric-modulated arc therapy in children with solid tumors. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2018 07; 65(7):e27050. Wong KK, Ragab O, Tran HN, Pham A, All S, Waxer J, Olch AJ. PMID: 29630782.
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    8. Development of a Radiation Oncology Resident Continuity Clinic to Improve Clinical Competency and Patient Compliance. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 03 01; 100(3):551-555. Yoo SK, Bian SX, Lin E, Batth SS, Ng LW, Andrade J, Williams PA, Pham AH, Ragab OM, Schechter NR, Chang EL, Jennelle RLS. PMID: 29413269.
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    9. Inflammatory Breast Cancer Outcomes in a Contemporary Series. Anticancer Res. 2017 09; 37(9):5057-5063. Pan E, Tung L, Ragab O, Morocco E, Wecsler J, Sposto R, Raghavendra A, Chung E, Lang JE. PMID: 28870934.
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    10. Comparison of patient-reported acute urinary and sexual toxicity scores in a 6- versus 2-fraction course of high-dose-rate prostate brachytherapy monotherapy. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2018 Feb; 62(1):109-115. Ragab O, Banerjee R, Park SJ, Patel S, Zhang M, Wang J, Velez M, Demanes DJ, Kamrava M. PMID: 28856847.
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    11. Patient compliance for postoperative radiotherapy and survival outcome of women with stage I endometrioid endometrial cancer. J Surg Oncol. 2017 Sep; 116(4):482-491. Matsuo K, Machida H, Ragab OM, Garcia-Sayre J, Yessaian AA, Roman LD. PMID: 28543055.
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    12. Extent of pelvic lymphadenectomy and use of adjuvant vaginal brachytherapy for early-stage endometrial cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2017 03; 144(3):515-523. Matsuo K, Machida H, Ragab OM, Takiuchi T, Pham HQ, Roman LD. PMID: 28017306.
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    13. High-dose-rate brachytherapy monotherapy without androgen deprivation therapy for intermediate-risk prostate cancer. Brachytherapy. 2017 Mar - Apr; 16(2):299-305. Patel S, Demanes DJ, Ragab O, Zhang M, Veruttipong D, Nguyen K, Park SJ, Marks L, Pantuck A, Steinberg M, Kamrava M. PMID: 27965117.
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    14. Another solution that enables ablative radiotherapy for large liver tumors: Percutaneous interstitial high-dose rate brachytherapy. Cancer. 2016 09 01; 122(17):2766. Patel S, Ragab O, Kamrava M. PMID: 27244104.
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    15. Real-time image guidance for gynecologic brachytherapy? Radiother Oncol. 2016 09; 120(3):542-543. Patel S, Ragab O, Kamrava M. PMID: 27056625.
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    16. Brachytherapy: Where Has It Goneā€¦Again? J Clin Oncol. 2016 Apr 01; 34(10):1155. Patel S, Ragab O, Demanes DJ, Chen AM, Kamrava M. PMID: 26884564.
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    17. Regional correlation among ganglion cell complex, nerve fiber layer, and visual field loss in glaucoma. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2013 Jun 21; 54(6):4287-95. Le PV, Tan O, Chopra V, Francis BA, Ragab O, Varma R, Huang D. PMID: 23716631.
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    18. Pulmonary homograft monocusp reconstruction of the right ventricular outflow tract: outcomes to the intermediate term. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Jul; 90(1):42-9. Nath DS, Nussbaum DP, Yurko C, Ragab OM, Shin AJ, Kumar SR, Starnes VA, Wells WJ. PMID: 20609745.
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    19. Complete cloacal duplication imaged before and during pregnancy. J Radiol Case Rep. 2009; 3(11):24-8. Ragab O, Landay M, Shriki J. PMID: 22470627.
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