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Sumi Sinha, MD

Clinical Instructor
Department of Radiation Oncology
University of California, San Francisco

Mother, experimental cook, bookworm

Meet Dr. Sinha

Cancer care is a marathon; I’m inspired by the daily work that brings us to cure.

Dr. Sumi Sinha is a radiation oncologist with clinical specialization in therapy for ocular tumors including melanoma and head and neck cancers. Her experience spans advanced treatment modalities including intensity-modulated radiation therapy, stereotactic radiotherapy, Cyberknife, and proton therapy. She conducts clinical research in medical education, clinical informatics, and health disparities for which she has numerous publications. Her philosophy is a team-based approach to cancer treatment, centered on care for the whole patient.



2020-2021 Chief Resident Physician University of California, San Francisco
2018-2022 Radiation Oncology Residency University of California, San Francisco
2017-2018 Transitional Year Internship Cambridge Health Alliance
2012-2017 Medical Degree Harvard Medical School
2008-2012 Bachelor of Science, Biology Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Professional Experience

Professional Experience


2022-present Clinical Instructor, Radiation Oncology University of California, San Francisco

Awards & Honors

2021-2022 Mount Zion Campus Resident Awards for Excellence
2021 UCSF Health Improvement Symposium: Highest Rated Improvement Initiative Tier
2021 UCSF Graduate Medical Education Morale Grant
2020 International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, Top Reviewer
2019-2020 Radiological Society of North America, RSNA Resident representative
2017-2018 CEO CLER Clinical Learning Environment Innovations Grant, Cambridge Health Alliance
2018 Intern of the Year, Cambridge Health Alliance
2015-2016 Medical Research Fellowship, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
2014 Outstanding Residential Advising Award, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2012 Phi Beta Kappa, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2011 Priscilla King Gray Award for Community Service, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Redefining Possible