Tracy Sherertz

Tracy Sheretz MD

Tracy Sherertz, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology

University of California, San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Box 1708, 1600 Divisadero St., H1031
San Francisco, CA 94115
Voice: 415-353-7175
Fax: 415-353-9883

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Professional Focus

Dr. Sherertz is an Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology who specializes in the treatment of breast and gynecological malignancies. She is devoted to providing compassionate, cost-effective and comprehensive oncology care to her patients. She firmly believes in patient-centered medicine and enjoys being part of the multidisciplinary care team at UCSF.  Her goal is to improve tumor control and quality of life for patients with cancer.
Dr. Sherertz earned her Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience at Vanderbilt University. She graduated from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and then completed a combined Medicine/Surgery Internship at St. Vincent’s Hospital Manhattan. She then returned to Loyola University Chicago where she completed her residency in Radiation Oncology. She is Board Certified by the American College of Radiology and has authored several publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and medical reference book chapters.
Dr. Sherertz is an expert in gynecological brachytherapy, image-guided radiotherapy, stereotactic body radiotherapy, intra-operative radiotherapy and hyperthermia. Her clinical research focuses on using advanced imaging modalities to improve conformality of radiation treatments. In addition, she is dedicated to public health and is involved with several global health and telemedicine efforts in low- and middle-income countries. During residency she received the American Society of Radiation Oncology Global Health Scholar Award to teach oncology to medical trainees in Cambodia. She is currently working with a team of international oncologists to improve cancer care in Southeast Asia.


2003 Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN BSc

Neuroscience Major, Magna Cum Laude

2008 Loyola University Chicago, IL MD Stritch School of Medicine
2009 St. Vincent's New York Hospital , New York, NY Resident Internal Medicine and Surgery
2013 Loyola University Chicago Medical Center Resident Radiation Oncology

Professional Experience

2015-present UCSF Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology Radiation Oncology

Case Western Reserve Comprehensive Cancer Center / University Hospitals of Cleveland

Director of Gynecologic Radiation Oncology
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncology

Awards & Honors

2001-2003 Omicron Delta Kappa, National Leadership Honor Society, VanderbiltUniversity
2008 Honors in Bioethics and Professionalism, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
2011 2011 LDR Brachytherapy Fellowship Award, American Brachytherapy Society
2012 ASTRO Advocacy Day Travel Grant, Washington, DC
2012 ASTRO-ARRO Global Health Award Recipient, Sihanouk Hospital, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
2012 ASTRO Resident Clinical/Basic Science Research Award, 2012 ASTRO Annual Meeting
2013 2013 HDR Brachytherapy Scholarship Award, American Brachytherapy Society
2014 Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award


Recent Significant Publications :

Pesec M, Sherertz T. Global health from a cancer care perspective. Future Oncol. 2015 Aug;11(15):2235-45. doi: 10.2217/fon.15.142. PMID: 26235185

Kunos C and Sherertz T. Long-Term Disease Control with Triapine-Based Radiochemotherapy for Patients with Stage IB2-IIIB Cervical Cancer. Frontiers in Oncology. 24 July 2014. 4:184. DOI 10.3389/fonc.2014.00184.

Kunos C, Sherertz T., et al. Phase I trial of carboplatin and gemcitabine chemotherapy and stereotactic ablative radio surgery for the palliative treatment of persistent or recurrent gynecologic cancer. Frontiers in Oncology. Jun 5;5:126

Lyons J, Sherertz T. Postmastectomy Radiation Therapy. Current Oncology Reports, January 2014;16(1):361.

Kohan A, Paspulati R, Sherertz T, Mihaloew H, Herrmann K. MR-PET in Oncologic Diseases of the Male and Female Pelvis. Seminars of Roentgenology. October 2014.

Hoggarth M, Luce J, Syeda F, Bray T Sherertz, Block A, Nagda S, Roeske JC, Dual energy imaging using a clinical on-board imaging systemPhys. Med. Biol. 58 (2013) 4331-4340.

Bray T Sherertz, Kaczynski A, Albuquerque K, et al. Role of Image-Guided Radiotherapy in Obese Patients with Gynecological Malignancies. Practical Radiation Oncology, October 22, 2012.

Bray T Sherertz, Albuquerque K. KV Planar Image-Guided 3DCRT Using a Varian Linear Accelerator in a Patient with Endometrial AdenosarcomaIGRT: A Clinical Perspective. Chapter 21. Mundt AJ, Roeske JC, ed. McGraw-Hill, 2011.