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Hiram Gay, MD

Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology

Specialty Areas

Radiation Oncology
Head and Neck Oncology
Genitourinary Oncology
Bladder Cancer

Board Certifications

Radiation Oncology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Languages

Spanish

Areas of Clinical Interest

Head and neck cancer, cancers of the male and female urinary systems, prostate cancer, testicular cancer, kidney cancer, ureter and bladder cancer, palliative radiotherapy. Procedures include: Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), image guided radiotherapy (IGRT), calypso® 4D localization system, prostate brachytherapy (prostate seeds), prostate high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy, radioisotope therapy for bone metastases (Samarium), and Gamma Knife radiosurgery

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital 
Siteman Cancer Center
Medical Building Two

10 Barnes West Drive
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
Phone: 314-747-7222

Office Phone: 314-996-3335
Fax: 314-996-3338

Center for Advanced Medicine
Siteman Cancer Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Floor: LL
Office Phone: 314-747-7236
Fax: 314-362-7769

Siteman Cancer Center - South County

5225 MidAmerica Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63129

Education

Education

B.S.: Computer Engineering, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico 1996
Residency: Radiation Oncology, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York 2005
Medical Degree: University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico 2000
Chief Resident: Radiation Oncology, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York 2005

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Timing of Postoperative Radiotherapy in Surgically Treated HPV-Positive Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
Townsend M, DeWees T, Gross J, Daly M, Gay H, Thorstad W, Jackson RS
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 Jun 4; 194599819847144. doi: 10.1177/0194599819847144.

PMID:
    31159646
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Impact on Health-Related Quality of Life of Induction Chemotherapy Compared With Concurrent Cisplatin and Radiation Therapy in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer.
Adkins D, Ley J, Oppelt P, Gay HA, Daly M, Paniello RC, Jackson R, Pipkorn P, Rich J, Zevallos J, Trinkaus K, Thorstad W
Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2019 May 27; pii: S0936-6555(19)30199-2. doi: 10.1016/j.clon.2019.05.007.

PMID:
    31147146
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Effectiveness of postoperative radiotherapy after radical cystectomy for locally advanced bladder cancer.
Fischer-Valuck BW, Michalski JM, Mitra N, Christodouleas JP, DeWees TA, Kim E, Smith ZL, Andriole GL, Arora V, Bullock A, Carmona R, Figenshau RS, Grubb RL, Guzzo TJ, Knoche EM, Malkowicz SB, Mamtani R, Pachynski RK, Roth BJ, Zaghloul MS, Gay HA, Baumann BC
Cancer Med. 2019 May 22; doi: 10.1002/cam4.2102.

PMID:
    31119885
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Extranodal extension is a strong prognosticator in HPV-positive oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma.
Bauer E, Mazul A, Chernock R, Rich J, Jackson RS, Paniello R, Pipkorn P, Oppelt P, Gay H, Daly M, El-Mofty S, Thorstad W, Adkins D, Zevallos J
Laryngoscope. 2019 May 11; doi: 10.1002/lary.28059.

PMID:
    31077394
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Radiation therapy dose de-escalation compared to standard dose radiation therapy in definitive treatment of HPV-positive oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma.
Gabani P, Lin AJ, Barnes J, Oppelt P, Adkins DR, Rich JT, Zevallos JP, Daly MD, Gay HA, Thorstad WL
Radiother Oncol. 2019 May; 13481-88. doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2019.01.016.

PMID:
    31005228
    [PubMed - in process]
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Lessons Learned From Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico: Practical Measures to Mitigate the Impact of a Catastrophic Natural Disaster on Radiation Oncology Patients.
Gay HA, Santiago R, Gil B, Remedios C, Montes PJ, López-Araujo J, Chévere CM, Imbert WS, White J, Arthur DW, Horton JK, Jagsi R, Rabinovich R, Beriwal S, Viswanathan A, Erickson BA, Rengan R, Palma D, Loo BW Jr, Kavanaugh JA, Bradley J, Yom SS, Harari PM, Lee Burnett O 3rd
Pract Radiat Oncol. 2019 Apr 15; pii: S1879-8500(19)30079-7. doi: 10.1016/j.prro.2019.03.007.

PMID:
    30999000
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Association of Posttreatment Lymphopenia and Elevated Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio With Poor Clinical Outcomes in Patients With Human Papillomavirus-Negative Oropharyngeal Cancers.
Lin AJ, Gang M, Rao YJ, Campian J, Daly M, Gay H, Oppelt P, Jackson RS, Rich J, Paniello R, Zevallos J, Hallahan D, Adkins D, Thorstad W
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 Mar 28; doi: 10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0034.

PMID:
    30920592
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Dynamic host immune response in virus-associated cancers.
Cao S, Wylie KM, Wyczalkowski MA, Karpova A, Ley J, Sun S, Mashl RJ, Liang WW, Wang X, Johnson K, DiPersio JF, Gay H, Ratner L, Chen F, Adkins DR, Ding L
Commun Biol. 2019; 2109. doi: 10.1038/s42003-019-0352-3.

PMID:
    30911684
    [PubMed]
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Factors Associated With Excess Myocardial Infarction Risk in HIV-Infected Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
Rao SG, Galaviz KI, Gay HC, Wei J, Armstrong WS, Del Rio C, Narayan KMV, Ali MK
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2019 Jun 1; 81(2)224-230. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001996.

PMID:
    30865179
    [PubMed - in process]
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Patterns of care and survival outcomes for laryngeal small cell cancer.
Lin AJ, Gabani P, Fischer-Valuck B, Rudra S, Gay H, Daly M, Oppelt P, Jackson R, Rich J, Paniello R, Zevallos J, Adkins D, Thorstad W
Head Neck. 2019 Mar; 41(3)722-729. doi: 10.1002/hed.25430.

PMID:
    30785231
    [PubMed - in process]
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Quantitative Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-1 Antibodies Correlate With Plasma HIV-1 RNA and Cell-associated DNA Levels in Children on Antiretroviral Therapy.
McManus M, Henderson J, Gautam A, Brody R, Weiss ER, Persaud D, Mick E, Luzuriaga K, PACTG 356 Investigators .
Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Sep 5; doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy753.

PMID:
    30668843
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A propensity analysis comparing definitive chemo-radiotherapy for muscle-invasive squamous cell carcinoma of the bladder vs. urothelial carcinoma of the bladder using the National Cancer Database.
Fischer-Valuck BW, Michalski JM, Contreras JA, Brenneman R, Christodouleas JP, Abraham CD, Kim EH, Arora VK, Bullock AD, Carmona R, Figenshau RS, Grubb R 3rd, Knoche EM, Pachynski RK, Picus J, Roth BJ, Sargos P, Andriole GL, Gay HA, Baumann BC
Clin Transl Radiat Oncol. 2019 Feb; 1538-41. doi: 10.1016/j.ctro.2018.12.001.

PMID:
    30656221
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Post-operative radiation effects on lymphopenia, neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio, and clinical outcomes in palatine tonsil cancers.
Lin AJ, Rao YJ, Chin RI, Campian J, Mullen D, Thotala D, Daly M, Gay H, Oppelt P, Hallahan D, Adkins D, Thorstad W
Oral Oncol. 2018 Nov; 861-7. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2018.08.008.

PMID:
    30409288
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Standardization and automation of quality assurance for high-dose-rate brachytherapy planning with application programming interface.
Cai B, Altman MB, Reynoso F, Garcia-Ramirez J, He A, Edward SS, Zoberi I, Thomas MA, Gay H, Mutic S, Zoberi JE
Brachytherapy. 2019 Jan - Feb; 18(1)108-114.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.brachy.2018.09.004.

PMID:
    30385115
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer.
Gay HA, Michalski JM
Mo Med. 2018 Mar-Apr; 115(2)146-150.

PMID:
    30228707
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Predictors of acute throat or esophageal patient reported pain during radiation therapy for head and neck cancer.
Gay HA, Oh JH, Apte AP, Daly MD, Adkins DR, Rich J, Oppelt PJ, Dyk PT, Mullen DF, Eschen L, Chin RI, Nussenbaum B, Haughey BH, Thorstad WL, Deasy JO
Clin Transl Radiat Oncol. 2018 Nov; 131-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ctro.2018.08.004.

PMID:
    30211324
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Palliative radiation therapy (RT) for prostate cancer patients with bone metastases at diagnosis: A hospital-based analysis of patterns of care, RT fractionation scheme, and overall survival.
Fischer-Valuck BW, Baumann BC, Apicelli A, Rao YJ, Roach M, Daly M, Dans MC, White P, Contreras J, Henke L, Gay H, Michalski JM, Abraham C
Cancer Med. 2018 Sep; 7(9)4240-4250. doi: 10.1002/cam4.1655.

PMID:
    30120817
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Radiation Therapy as Definitive Local Treatment in Patients with Limited-Stage Small Cell Carcinoma of the Bladder: Does total dose matter?
Germino E, Fischer-Valuck BW, Rudra S, Rao YJ, Contreras J, Abraham C, Michalski J, Gay H
Bladder Cancer. 2018 Jul 30; 4(3)311-317. doi: 10.3233/BLC-180165.

PMID:
    30112442
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Pretreatment metabolic tumor volume as a prognostic factor in HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancer in the context of AJCC 8th edition staging.
Floberg JM, DeWees TA, Chin RI, Garsa AA, Dehdashti F, Nussenbaum B, Oppelt PJ, Adkins DR, Gay HA, Thorstad WL
Head Neck. 2018 Oct; 40(10)2280-2287. doi: 10.1002/hed.25337.

PMID:
    30051553
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Induction chemotherapy in the treatment of nasopharyngeal carcinoma: Clinical outcomes and patterns of care.
Gabani P, Barnes J, Lin AJ, Rudra S, Oppelt P, Adkins D, Rich JT, Zevallos JP, Daly MD, Gay HA, Thorstad WL
Cancer Med. 2018 Aug; 7(8)3592-3603. doi: 10.1002/cam4.1626.

PMID:
    30008178
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