Luis Souhami received his medical degree from Escola de Medicina e Cirurgia in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1972. He subsequently undertook a postgraduate training at State University of New York at Stony Brook, and completed his residency in internal medicine at Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland. Dr. Souhami completed his residency in radiation oncology at Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ont, Canada, in 1979, and subsequently served as a Visiting Fellow (Radiation Oncology) at M.D. Anderson Hospital and Cancer Institute, Houston, Tex, USA. Dr. Souhami is currently Senior Radiation Oncologist at Montreal General Hospital, Royal Victoria Hospital, Jewish General Hospital, and The Montreal Children’s Hospital. He is also Professor and Associate Director of the Department of Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology at McGill University, was the Co-Director of the Clinical Research Program within the Department of Oncology until 2007. Dr. Souhami has been an invited speaker at numerous congresses across North America and worldwide and has more than 150 peer-reviewed publications to his credit, several book chapters and is the co-editor of a Radiation Oncology textbook. He serves on the editorial boards of several peer-reviewed journals and is a member of many professional organizations. Dr. Souhami’s current research interests include the combined use of chemotherapy and radiotherapy in cancer, stereotactic radiosurgery, altered fractionation schedules in radiotherapy, and lung, genito-urinary, gynecologic and central nervous system malignancies.
Biography Updated on 23 September 2009