Baldassarre Stea, MD, PhD

Dr. Stea is Professor and Head, Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Arizona and The University of Arizona Cancer Center. He is Board Certified in radiation oncology.

Dr. Stea developed the stereotactic radiosurgery program at The University of Arizona, where he has more than 20 years of experience in research, patient-care, and teaching. Dr. Stea has been a Principal Investigator or co-Principal Investigator in six National Institute of Health (NIH) sponsored studies and trials, and a Principal Investigator in numerous industry sponsored studies. Dr. Stea’s research and patient care experience includes participation in the Collaborative Ocular Melanoma Study (COMS) of ophthalmic brachytherapy. Dr. Stea was a Principal Investigator and lead author in the NIH sponsored development of novel brachytherapy and hyperthermia treatments for glioblastoma.

He is author of 57 refereed journal articles, 17 chapters in medical reference and monographs. Dr. Stea is frequently an invited speaker at medical colloquia and symposiums. He has made editorial contributions for eight medical journals.

Dr. Stea received his PhD in Biochemistry Cum Laude from UCLA, and his Medical Doctorate from George Washington University. Dr. Stea received his specialty training in Radiation Oncology at the National Cancer Institute, NIH.