Stephen Chiang, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology, Institute for Academic Medicine
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College

Education & Training

Residency , University of Pennsylvania Hospital
Internship , Loyola University Chicago
MD , University of Illinois at Chicago

The utility of positron emission tomography/computed tomography in target delineation for stereotactic body radiotherapy for liver metastasis from primary gastric cancer: An illustrative case report and literature review
Lewis, GD, Chiang, SB, Butler, EB & Teh, BS 2017, Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology, vol 8, no. 3, pp. E39-E42. DOI:

Follow up imaging: Molecular imaging is likely best as a single modality, but multimodality imaging is the future
Chiang, S 2015, Frontiers in Neurology, vol 6, no. MAR, 74. DOI:

Sarcoidosis presenting as metastatic lymphadenopathy in breast cancer
Akhtari, M, Quesada, JR, Schwartz, MR, Chiang, SB & Teh, BS 2014, Clinical Breast Cancer, vol 14, no. 5, pp. e107-e110. DOI:

Nuclear medicine imaging studies in the diagnosis of head and neck disease
Chiang, S 2014, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America, vol 26, no. 2, pp. 239-245. DOI:

Preservation of adrenal function after successful stereotactic body radiation therapy of metastatic renal cell carcinoma involving the remaining contralateral adrenal gland
Eldaya, RW, Paulino, AC, Blanco, AI, Chiang, S, South, M, Lehane, D & Teh, BS 2012, Practical Radiation Oncology, vol 2, no. 4, pp. 270-273. DOI:

Spontaneous regression of thoracic metastases while progression of brain metastases after stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic body radiotherapy for metastatic renal cell carcinoma: Abscopal effect prevented by the blood-brain barrier?
Ishiyama, H, Teh, BS, Ren, H, Chiang, S, Tann, A, Blanco, AI, Paulino, AC & Amato, R 2012, Clinical Genitourinary Cancer, vol 10, no. 3, pp. 196-198. DOI:

Impact of PET-CT on involved field radiotherapy design for pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma
Paulino, AC, Margolin, J, Dreyer, Z, Teh, BS & Chiang, S 2012, Pediatric Blood and Cancer, vol 58, no. 6, pp. 860-864. DOI:

Genitourinary Cancer
Teh, BS, Bloch, C, Chiang, S, Richardson, S, Butler, EB, Amato, R & Paulino, AC 2008, . in PET-CT in Radiotherapy Treatment Planning. Elsevier, pp. 174-184. DOI:

Principles of PET-CT Scanning
Chiang, S 2008, . in PET-CT in Radiotherapy Treatment Planning. Elsevier, pp. 19-31. DOI:

Imaging of lymph flow in breast cancer patients after microdose administration of a near-infrared fluorophore: Feasibility study
Sevick-Muraca, EM, Sharma, R, Rasmussen, JC, Marshall, MV, Wendt, JA, Pham, HQ, Bonefas, E, Houston, JP, Sampath, L, Adams, KE, Blanchard, DK, Fisher, RE, Chiang, SB, Elledge, R & Mawad, ME 2008, Radiology, vol 246, no. 3, pp. 734-741. DOI:

The treatment of primary and metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC) with image-guided stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT)
Teh, BS, Bloch, C, Doh, L, Richardson, S, Chiang, S, Yeh, P, Gonzalez, M, Lunn, W, Marco, R, Jac, J, Paulino, AC, Lu, HH, Butler, EB & Amato, RJ 2007, Biomedical Imaging and Intervention Journal, vol 3, no. 1, e6. DOI:

Versatility of the Novalis system to deliver image-guided stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for various anatomical sites
Teh, BS, Paulino, AC, Lu, HH, Chiu, JK, Richardson, S, Chiang, S, Amato, R, Butler, EB & Bloch, C 2007, Technology in Cancer Research and Treatment, vol 6, no. 4, pp. 347-354.

Can [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography imaging complement biopsy results from the iliac crest for the detection of bone marrow involvement in patients with malignant lymphoma?
Fuster, D, Chiang, S, Andreadis, C, Guan, L, Zhuang, H, Schuster, S & Alavi, A 2006, Nuclear Medicine Communications, vol 27, no. 1, pp. 11-15. DOI:

Clinical validation of fully 3-D versus 2.5-D RAMLA reconstruction on the Philips-ADAC CPET PET scanner
Chiang, S, Cardi, C, Matej, S, Zhuang, H, Newberg, A, Alavi, A & Karp, JS 2004, Nuclear Medicine Communications, vol 25, no. 11, pp. 1103-1107. DOI:

Is 18F-FDG PET more accurate than standard diagnostic procedures in the detection of suspected recurrent melanoma?
Fuster, D, Chiang, S, Johnson, G, Schuchter, LM, Zhuang, H & Alavi, A 2004, Journal of Nuclear Medicine, vol 45, no. 8, pp. 1323-1327.

Diuretic renography in late occurrence of hematoma after renal transplantation
Chiang, SB, Doyle, A, Alavi, A & Zhuang, H 2004, Clinical Nuclear Medicine, vol 29, no. 6, pp. 380-381. DOI:

Roles of Positron Emission Tomography with Fluorine-18-Deoxyglucose in the Detection of Local Recurrent and Distant Metastatic Sarcoma
Johnson, GR, Zhuang, H, Khan, J, Chiang, SB & Alavi, A 2003, Clinical Nuclear Medicine, vol 28, no. 10, pp. 815-820. DOI:

Potential False-Positive FDG PET Imaging Caused by Subcutaneous Radiotracer Infiltration
Chiang, SB, Rebenstock, A, Guan, L, Burns, J, Alavi, A & Zhuang, H 2003, Clinical Nuclear Medicine, vol 28, no. 9, pp. 786-788. DOI:

Diffuse Bone Marrow Involvement of Hodgkin Lymphoma Mimics Hematopoietic Cytokine-Mediated FDG uptake on FDG PET Imaging
Chiang, SB, Rebenstock, A, Guan, L, Alavi, A & Zhuang, H 2003, Clinical Nuclear Medicine, vol 28, no. 8, pp. 674-676. DOI: