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Hesham Elhalawani, MD, MSc

Radiation Oncology

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Hesham Elhalawani, MD, MSc


  • Instructor in Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School

Clinical Interests

  • Brain tumors
  • Image-guided cancer treatments
  • Machine learning and imaging informatics
  • Pediatric cancers
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery

Diseases Treated

Contact Information

  • Appointments617-732-8783
  • Fax617-394-2668


Dr. Elhalawani is an Attending Physician in the Department of Radiation Oncology and Instructor in Radiation Oncology at Harvard Medical School. He completed medical school, internship and residency at Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt, followed by a research fellowship in radiation oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and clinical fellowships in radiation oncology at the Cleveland Clinic and the Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center. Dr. Elhalawani’s clinical focus is on cancers affecting pediatric patients. He directs his research efforts toward leveraging machine learning and imaging informatics to personalize care for cancer patients. He has a particular interest in integrating multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging (mpMRI) and quantitative imaging analytics to advance image-guided cancer treatment and surveillance, and has led efforts to develop clinical applications of radiomics analytics in radiation oncology.


  • Brigham and Women's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Cleveland Clinic, Taussig Cancer Institute
  • The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center


  • Ain Shams University

Medical School:

  • Ain Shams University


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