26885-Huang, Colin

Colin Huang, PhD, MS

Associate Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology

535 Barnhill Drive
RT 041

Indianapolis, IN 46202
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As an ABR board Certified medical physicist and Associate Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology, I am specialized in SRS/SBRT, Image guided radiation therapy, Gamma Knife, HDR Brachytherapy, as well as TBI and TSET treatment. I am actively involved in clinical work, research, and education.

Key Publications

  1. “Phantom-based characterization of distortion on a Magnetic Resonance Imaging Simulator for Radiation Oncology”, Physics in Medicine and Biology (PMB), Vol. 61(2), pp. 774-790, 2016.
  2. “Correction of bowtie-filter normalization and crescent artifacts for a clinical CBCT system”, Technology in cancer research & treatment 16. , no. 1 (2017): 81-91.
  3. “Functional Liver-Image Guided Hepatic Therapy (FLIGHT) to Maximize and Quantify the Functional Residual Capacity (FRC) with hepatobiliary iminodiacetic acid (HIDA) scans”, Practical Radiation Oncology, Volume 8, Issue 6, 2018, Pages 429-436, ISSN 1879-8500.
  4. “Predictors of Nodal and Metastatic Failure in Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer after Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy”, Clinical lung cancer 20.3 (2019): 186-193. Clinical lung cancer. 2019 May 1;20(3):186-93.
  5. "Patient-Specific Lymphocyte Loss Kinetics as Biomarker of Spleen Dose in Patients Undergoing Radiation Therapy for Upper Abdominal Malignancies." Advances in Radiation Oncology 6, no. 1 (2021): 100545.
  6. "VMAT partial arc technique decreases dose to organs at risk in whole pelvic radiotherapy for prostate cancer when compared to full arc VMAT and IMRT." Medical Dosimetry (2022)

Titles & Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology
  • Education
    2010 PhD Temple University
    2003 MS Temple University
    1999 BS South China University of Technology
    1999 BBUS South China University of Technology
  • Research

    SRS/SBRT planning using functional imaging as biomarkers
    Scripting assited treatment planning and data analysis


  • Professional Organizations
    American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)
    American College of Radiology (ACR)
    American Physical Society
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Radiology - Medical Physics*
  • Clinical Interests

    Monthly and annual Quality Assurance for Linear accelerators and imaging system

    Annual Quality Assurance for CT simulator

    HDR treatment planning and delivery for GYN and prostate cases

    SBRT Treatment planning for lung, kidney, and spine cases

    Physicists of the day coverage including, image registration, dose measurement for patient, special phycis consultation, linear accelreator troubhe-shooting, and IMRT QAs using matrix, ion chamber, or film

    New start checks, weekly chart checks and final chart checks

  • Awards
    Org: IBPRO
    Desc: Best Protocol Development Award
    Scope: National
    Date: 2017-05-03
    Org: AAPM
    Desc: Third Place Young Investigator Award - Spring Clinical Meeting
    Scope: National
    Date: 2013-01-01

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