Steven de Boer


Research Interests:

My interests are concentrated in advanced radiotherapy treatment modalities such as respiratory motion management and volumetric modulated arc radiotherapy

About Steven de Boer


Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Staff Physicist


Education and Training:

  • 1993 - MSc - Department of Biophysics, University of Toronto, Toronto
  • 1990 - BSc (hon) - Department of Physics, University of Western Ontario, London

Board Certification:

  • 1997 - American Board of Radiology, Therapeutic Radiological Medical Physicist

Professional Memberships:

  • American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  • American Association of Medical Dosimetrists


  • Tran TA, Stanley TR, Malhotra HK, De Boer SF, Prasad D, Podgorsak MB.Target and peripheral dose during patient repositioning with the Gamma Knife automatic positioning system (APS) device. Journal of applied clinical medical physics 2010; 11(1):3150
  • Bakhtiari M, Kumaraswamy L, Bailey DW, De Boer S, Malhotra HK, Podgorsak MB. Using an EPID for patient-specific VMAT quality assurance. Medical physics 2011; 38(3):1366-1373
  • de Boer SF, Kumek Y, Jaggernauth W, Podgorsak MB. The effect of beam energy on the quality of IMRT plans for prostate conformal radiotherapy.Technology in cancer research and treatment 2007; 6(2):139-146
  • Malhotra HK, Avadhani JS, deBoer SF, Jaggernauth W, Kuettel MR, Podgorsak MB. Duplicating a tandem and ovoid distribution with intensity-modulated radiotherapy: A feasibility study. Journal of applied clinical medical physics 2007; 8(3):91-98
  • Kumaraswamy L, DeBoer S, Jaggernauth W, Podgorsak M. Shielding methods and dose estimates to ovaries for patients with cervical carcinoma.International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics 2008; 72(1 Suppl.):S589
  • Schmitter M, de Boer S, Liu J, Podgorsak M. Accuracy of heterogeneity correction algorithms used with step and shoot and sliding window IMRT.Medical physics 2007; 34(6):2414