Patricia (Penny) K. Sneed, M.D., FACR
Dr. Patricia (Penny) K. Sneed is a radiation oncologist with a special interest in the treatment of brain tumors and brain metastases. She also researches new treatments for these conditions, specifically using the Gamma Knife. Dr. Sneed is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Fellowship in the American College of Radiology. She earned her medical degree from Stanford University and completed a residency in radiation oncology at the University of California, San Francisco. She is a Professor in Residence in the department of Radiation Oncology at UCSF.
|1976||University of Missouri, Columbia||BS||Electrical Engineering|
|1981||Stanford University Medical School||MD||Medicine|
|1981-1982||Wadsworth VA Medical Center, Los Angeles||Internal Medicine||Internship|
|1982-1983, 1984-1986||UCSF||Radiation Oncology||Resident|
|01/86-06/86||UCSF||Radiation Oncology||Chief Resident|
|1983-1984||UCSF||Radiation Oncology||Postdoctoral Fellow (Supported on NIH Radiation Oncology Research Training Grant)|
|2000-present||UCSF||Radiation Oncology||Professor in Residence & Vice Chair|
|1994-2000||UCSF||Radiation Oncology||Associate Professor in Residence|
|1987-1994||UCSF||Radiation Oncology||Assistant Professor in Residence|
|1986-1987||UCSF||Radiation Oncology||Instructor in Residence|
Awards & Honors
|1975||Eta Kappa Nu|
|1975||Pi Mu Epsilon|
|1976||Tau Beta Pi|
|1976||Phi Kappa Phi|
|1976||B.S. degree summa cum laude|
|1979||American Cancer Society Medical Student Summer Fellowship in Radiation Therapy at Stanford University School of Medicine|
|1984-1986||American Cancer Society Regular Clinical Fellowship in Radiation Oncology at the University of California, San Francisco|
|1985||American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology Resident Essay Award|
|1986-1989||NIH Clinical Investigator Award|
|1990||UCSF Affirmative Action Faculty Development Award|
|1994||Association of American Medical Colleges Professional Development Seminar for Junior Women Faculty|
|2002||Fellowship in the American College of Radiology (FACR)|
Sperduto PW, Kased N, Roberge D, Chao ST, Shanley R, Luo X, Sneed PK, Suh J, Weil RJ, Jensen AW, Brown PD, Shih HA, Kirkpatrick J, Gaspar LE, Fiveash JB, Chiang V, Knisely JP, Sperduto CM, Lin N, Mehta M. The effect of tumor subtype on the time from primary diagnosis to development of brain metastases and survival in patients with breast cancer. J Neurooncol. 2013 Mar 6.
Davies JM, Trinh VT, Sneed PK, McDermott MW. Radiotherapy for recurrent epidermoid cyst. J Neurooncol. 2013 Apr;112(2):307-13.
Ma L, Sahgal A, Nie K, Hwang A, Karotki A, Wang B, Shrieve DC, Sneed PK, McDermott M, Larson DA. Reliability of contour-based volume calculation for radiosurgery. J Neurosurg. 2012 Dec;117 Suppl:203-10.
Fogh S, Ma L, Gupta N, Sahgal A, Nakamura JL, Barani I, Sneed PK, McDermott M, Larson DA. High-precision volume-staged Gamma Knife surgery and equivalent hypofractionation dose schedules for treating large arteriovenous malformations. J Neurosurg. 2012 Dec;117 Suppl:115-9.
Sperduto PW, Sneed PK, Roberge D, Shanley R, Luo X, Luo X, Weil RJ, Suh J, Bhatt A, Jensen AW, Brown PD, Shih HA, Kirkpatrick J, Gaspar LE, Fiveash JB, Knisely JP, Lin N, Mehta M.In regard to Yamamoto et al. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Nov 15;84(4):875-6; discussion 876-7.
Sperduto PW, Kased N, Roberge D, Xu Z, Shanley R, Luo X, Sneed PK, Chao ST, Weil RJ, Suh J, Bhatt A, Jensen AW, Brown PD, Shih HA, Kirkpatrick J, Gaspar LE, Fiveash JB, Chiang V, Knisely JP, Sperduto CM, Lin N, Mehta M. Summary report on the graded prognostic assessment: an accurate and facile diagnosis-specific tool to estimate survival for patients with brain metastases. J Clin Oncol. 2012 Feb 1;30(4):419-25.
Caballero JA, Sneed PK, Lamborn KR, Ma L, Denduluri S, Nakamura JL, Barani IJ, McDermott MW. Prognostic factors for survival in patients treated with stereotactic radiosurgery for recurrent brain metastases after prior whole brain radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 May 1;83(1):303-9.
Ma L, Sahgal A, Hwang A, Hu W, Descovich M, Chuang C, Barani I, Sneed PK, McDermott M, Larson DA. A two-step optimization method for improving multiple brain lesion treatments with robotic radiosurgery. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2011 Aug;10(4):331-8.
Sperduto PW, Kased N, Roberge D, Xu Z, Shanley R, Luo X, Sneed PK, Chao ST, Weil RJ, Suh J, Bhatt A, Jensen AW, Brown PD, Shih HA, Kirkpatrick J, Gaspar LE, Fiveash JB, Chiang V, Knisely JP, Sperduto CM, Lin N, Mehta M. Effect of tumor subtype on survival and the graded prognostic assessment for patients with breast cancer and brain metastases. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Apr 1;82(5):2111-7.
Descovich M, Sneed PK, Barbaro NM, McDermott MW, Chuang CF, Barani IJ, Nakamura JL, Lijun M. A dosimetric comparison between Gamma Knife and CyberKnife treatment plans for trigeminal neuralgia. J Neurosurg. 2010 Dec;113 Suppl:199-206.