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Jeffrey V. Kuo, MD

Jeffrey V. Kuo, MDProfessor

Dr. Jeffrey Kuo is a Professor and Chief of the Palliative Care Service in the Department of Radiation Oncology at UCI. Dr. Kuo earned his Medical Degree from Thomas Jefferson Medical College before completing his residency training at UCI. He also has a Master’s Degree in English literature from the California State University, Long Beach.

Dr. Kuo specializes in the management of cancers of the liver, pancreas, and gastrointestinal tract. He also has expertise in radiosurgery for tumor of the central nervous system. As an expert in the use radioembolization and intraoperative radiotherapy, Dr. Kuo leads active clinical services in both. Dr. Kuo’s research interests focus on palliative care and quality of life for patients with metastatic disease. He is a member of the Radiation Safety Committee at UCI and also serves as the Residency Program Director for the Department of Radiation Oncology.



  • University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, 1990


  • Kaiser Foundation, 1987


  • MD, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, 1986
  • MA, English, California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, 2016

Certifications and Memberships

  • American Board of Radiology, Radiation Oncology
  • American Society for Radiation Oncology


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Selected Publications

  1. Linskey ME, Kuo JV. General and historical considerations of radiotherapy and radiosurgery. Youmans & Winn Neurological Surgery 2022; 8(3): 2249-2256.
  2. Ku E, Yeakel J, Gan M, Ahmed F, Harris JP, Kuo JV, Wolf R, Fernanda DM, Seyedin SN. The role of ablative radiotherapy to liver oligometastases from colorectal cancer. Curr Colorectal Cancer Rep 2021; 103-117.
  3. Yu S, Lawrenson L, Wei R, Sehgal V, Hanna N, Kuo JV, Daroui P, Ramsinghani N, Al-Ghazi M. The dosimetric impact of image guided radiation therapy by intratumoral fiducial markers. Pract Radiat Oncol 2016; 6(4): 276-283.

Office LocationContact Us

Department of Radiation Oncology

UCI Medical Center

  • UCI Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

    101 The City Drive, Bldg. 23, Orange
    CA 92868-3298
    Fax: (714) 456-7170
  • UCI Health
  • UC Irvine Health School of Medicine
  • University of California Irvine