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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

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

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

Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer.
Gay HA, Michalski JM
Mo Med. 2018 Mar-Apr; 115(2)146-150.

PMID:
    30228707
    [PubMed - in process]
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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
    [PubMed]
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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
    [PubMed - in process]
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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
    [PubMed]
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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 Jul 26; doi: 10.1002/hed.25337.

PMID:
    30051553
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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
    [PubMed - in process]
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Different Population and End Point Definitions in Reproduction Analysis Based on Shared Data-Reply.
Gay HC, Baldridge AS, Huffman MD
JAMA Cardiol. 2018 Sep 1; 3(9)894. doi: 10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1791.

PMID:
    29971351
    [PubMed - in process]
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Superior metastasis-free survival for patients with high-risk prostate cancer treated with definitive radiation therapy compared to radical prostatectomy: A propensity score-matched analysis.
Markovina S, Meeks MW, Badiyan S, Vetter J, Gay HA, Paradis A, Michalski J, Sandhu G
Adv Radiat Oncol. 2018 Apr-Jun; 3(2)190-196. doi: 10.1016/j.adro.2017.12.001.

PMID:
    29904744
    [PubMed]
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Acquired Methemoglobinemia Associated with Topical Lidocaine Administration: A Case Report.
Gay HC, Amaral AP
Drug Saf Case Rep. 2018 Apr 7; 5(1)15. doi: 10.1007/s40800-018-0081-4.

PMID:
    29627919
    [PubMed]
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Effect of Standard vs Dose-Escalated Radiation Therapy for Patients With Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer: The NRG Oncology RTOG 0126 Randomized Clinical Trial.
Michalski JM, Moughan J, Purdy J, Bosch W, Bruner DW, Bahary JP, Lau H, Duclos M, Parliament M, Morton G, Hamstra D, Seider M, Lock MI, Patel M, Gay H, Vigneault E, Winter K, Sandler H
JAMA Oncol. 2018 Jun 14; 4(6)e180039. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.0039.

PMID:
    29543933
    [PubMed - in process]
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Mental Stress-Induced-Myocardial Ischemia in Young Patients With Recent Myocardial Infarction: Sex Differences and Mechanisms.
Vaccarino V, Sullivan S, Hammadah M, Wilmot K, Al Mheid I, Ramadan R, Elon L, Pimple PM, Garcia EV, Nye J, Shah AJ, Alkhoder A, Levantsevych O, Gay H, Obideen M, Huang M, Lewis TT, Bremner JD, Quyyumi AA, Raggi P
Circulation. 2018 Feb 20; 137(8)794-805. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.030849.

PMID:
    29459465
    [PubMed - in process]
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Incorporating spatial dose metrics in machine learning-based normal tissue complication probability (NTCP) models of severe acute dysphagia resulting from head and neck radiotherapy.
Dean J, Wong K, Gay H, Welsh L, Jones AB, Schick U, Oh JH, Apte A, Newbold K, Bhide S, Harrington K, Deasy J, Nutting C, Gulliford S
Clin Transl Radiat Oncol. 2018 Jan; 827-39. doi: 10.1016/j.ctro.2017.11.009.

PMID:
    29399642
    [PubMed]
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A multi-institutional phase 2 trial of prostate stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) using continuous real-time evaluation of prostate motion with patient-reported quality of life.
Jackson WC, Dess RT, Litzenberg DW, Li P, Schipper M, Rosenthal SA, Chang GC, Horwitz EM, Price RA, Michalski JM, Gay HA, Wei JT, Feng M, Feng FY, Sandler HM, Wallace RE, Spratt DE, Hamstra DA
Pract Radiat Oncol. 2018 Jan - Feb; 8(1)40-47. doi: 10.1016/j.prro.2017.08.004.

PMID:
    29304991
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Addition of Definitive Radiotherapy to Chemotherapy in Patients With Newly Diagnosed Metastatic Nasopharyngeal Cancer.
Verma V, Allen PK, Simone CB 2nd, Gay HA, Lin SH
J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2017 Nov; 15(11)1383-1391. doi: 10.6004/jnccn.2017.7001.

PMID:
    29118230
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Two-and-a-half-year clinical experience with the world's first magnetic resonance image guided radiation therapy system.
Fischer-Valuck BW, Henke L, Green O, Kashani R, Acharya S, Bradley JD, Robinson CG, Thomas M, Zoberi I, Thorstad W, Gay H, Huang J, Roach M, Rodriguez V, Santanam L, Li H, Li H, Contreras J, Mazur T, Hallahan D, Olsen JR, Parikh P, Mutic S, Michalski J
Adv Radiat Oncol. 2017 Jul-Sep; 2(3)485-493. doi: 10.1016/j.adro.2017.05.006.

PMID:
    29114617
    [PubMed]
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Association of Treatment at High-Volume Facilities With Survival in Patients Receiving Chemoradiotherapy for Nasopharyngeal Cancer.
Verma V, Allen PK, Simone CB 2nd, Gay HA, Lin SH
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 Nov 2; doi: 10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1874.

PMID:
    29098291
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Feasibility, Process, and Outcomes of Cardiovascular Clinical Trial Data Sharing: A Reproduction Analysis of the SMART-AF Trial.
Gay HC, Baldridge AS, Huffman MD
JAMA Cardiol. 2017 Dec 1; 2(12)1375-1379. doi: 10.1001/jamacardio.2017.3808.

PMID:
    29049540
    [PubMed - in process]
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Sexual quality of life following prostate intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) with a rectal/prostate spacer: Secondary analysis of a phase 3 trial.
Hamstra DA, Mariados N, Sylvester J, Shah D, Gross E, Hudes R, Beyer D, Kurtzman S, Bogart J, Hsi RA, Kos M, Ellis R, Logsdon M, Zimberg S, Forsythe K, Zhang H, Soffen E, Francke P, Mantz C, Rossi P, DeWeese T, Daignault-Newton S, Fischer-Valuck BW, Chundury A, Gay HA, Bosch W, Michalski J
Pract Radiat Oncol. 2018 Jan - Feb; 8(1)e7-e15. doi: 10.1016/j.prro.2017.07.008.

PMID:
    28951089
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Treatment Patterns and Survival Outcomes for Patients with Small Cell Carcinoma of the Bladder.
Fischer-Valuck BW, Rao YJ, Henke LE, Rudra S, Hui C, Baumann BC, Gay HA, Michalski JM
Eur Urol Focus. 2017 Sep 14; pii: S2405-4569(17)30205-5. doi: 10.1016/j.euf.2017.09.001.

PMID:
    28919521
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Comparison of unilateral versus bilateral intensity-modulated radiotherapy for surgically treated squamous cell carcinoma of the palatine tonsil.
Chin RI, Rao YJ, Hwang MY, Spencer CR, Pierro M, DeWees T, Patel P, Sinha P, Gay HA, Daly M, Haughey BH, Nussenbaum B, Adkins DR, Lewis JS Jr, Thorstad WL
Cancer. 2017 Dec 1; 123(23)4594-4607. doi: 10.1002/cncr.30931.

PMID:
    28881377
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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