Valley’s Radiation Oncology program is led by physicians who are nationally recognized in their field. These doctors are assisted by a team of professionals whose many years of education and experience help hundreds of patients and families each year.
Our Radiation Oncologists
Michael F. Wesson, M.D., was Chief Resident at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. Dr. Wesson served as an attending staff physician at the Mount Sinai Medical Center where he founded the Brachytherapy Service. Dr. Wesson has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles, made presentations at major national medical meetings and conducted significant clinical research in radiation oncology. He is board certified in radiation oncology. Dr. Wesson has also earned certification in the use of the Gamma Knife Perfexion.
Young Kim, M.D., completed her education at Korea University School of Medicine, and is Board Certified in Radiation Oncology. She performed internships at the Hospital of Saint Raphael, New Haven; and The National Medical Center in Korea. She completed residencies in Therapeutic Radiology at Memorial Hospital for Cancer & Allied Diseases in New York City, and Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Jersey City Medical Center in Jersey City, New Jersey. She completed a fellowship in Radiation Oncology at Memorial Hospital for Cancer & Allied Diseases in New York City. Dr. Kim has also earned certification in the use of the Gamma Knife Perfexion.
Chad M. DeYoung, M.D., is Director of the Department of Radiation Oncology. He completed his residency training at The University of Maryland. Following his training he accepted an academic appointment as Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at The University of Maryland where he helped to develop a partial breast irradiation program and an extra-cranial stereotactic body radiation therapy program. He has served on national committees through CALGB and IASLC developing national research protocols, and has presented work at major national meetings. He is board certified in radiation oncology through the American Board of Radiology. He was an active member of The University of Maryland’s Gamma Knife Team, receiving his certification from The Cleveland Clinic in 2004. Dr. DeYoung has earned certification in the use of the Gamma Knife Perfexion.