Nam Woo Cho, MD, PhD
Department of Radiation Oncology
University of California, San Francisco
Scientist, snowboarder, tennis fan
Meet Dr. Cho
I take pride in providing my patients with the best care possible, and using science to continue to push the boundaries of what is possible.
Dr. Nam Woo Cho, MD, PhD is a radiation oncologist who specializes in the treatment of lung and cutaneous malignancies. Dr. Cho received his undergraduate degree from Harvard College, and MD/PhD degrees from the University of Pennsylvania. He completed internship in Internal Medicine at St. Mary’s Medical Center in San Francisco, and his residency in radiation oncology at UCSF. His research focuses on understanding fundamental immunologic mechanisms that govern responses to immune stimulating therapies including radiation therapy and immune checkpoint inhibitors. Dr. Cho leverages molecular, cellular, organismal, and computational platforms to define novel mechanisms, pioneering the next generation of radio- and immune-therapeutics.
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