- DO, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2013
- BS, University of Pittsburgh, College of Arts and Sciences, 2007
Abel S, Renz P, Trombetta M, Cowher M, Day Werts E, Julian TB, Wegner R. Local Failure and Acute Radiodermatological Toxicity in Patients Undergoing Radiation Therapy with and without Postmastectomy Chest Wall Bolus: Is Bolus Ever Necessary? Pract Radiat Oncol. 2017 May - Jun;7(3):167-17 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.prro.2016.10.018
S Abel, BS; P Renz, DO, M G Trombetta, MD; O Gayou, PhD; E Werts, PhD. Evaluation of Intraoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging/ultrasound Fusion Optimization for Low-dose-rate Prostate Brachytherapy. J Contemp Brachytherapy 2017; 9, 4: 309-315 DOI: https://doi.org/10.5114/jcb.2017.69412
S Hasan , N Thai, T Uemura, V Kudithipudi, P Renz, S Abel and A Kirichenko. Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Child Pugh-A Cirrhosis Treated with Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy. World J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 Dec 27;9(12):256-263. DOI: 10.4240/wjgs.v9.i12.256.
Renz P, Hasan S. A 63-Year-Old Female with a Pineal Mass. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 Nov 1;102(3):485-486
Health Education for Children in Two Communities, Mazin Albert, Tania Qadir, and Paul Renz, Bridging The Gaps Summer Internship LECOM-Erie Regional Poster Presentation 2010
Elephantiasis Nostrus Verrucosa, Paul Renz, Brian Connolly, Sadiq Parihar, Paul Carson. ACP PA Regional Meeting 2012, Pittsburgh, PA
Breast Radiotherapy Does Not Raise Cytokine Levels in Humans with Early Stage Breast Cancer. Paul Renz D.O., Mark Trombetta M.D., Thomas B. Julian M.D., D. Lawrence Wickerham M.D., David Steed M.D. PSOH Annual Meeting 2015, Philadelphia, PA
A 15 Year Review of Radiotherapy for Keloids at Two Institutions. Paul Renz DO, Mark Trombetta MD, James Fontanesi MD. American Radium Society Anniversary Meeting, Philadelphia PA, April 16-19, 2016 Oncology (Williston Park). 2016 Apr;30 Suppl. pii: 216626. (S002)
Real-Time Comparison of Source Displacement in Prostate Brachytherapy: Evaluating a New Technology. S Abel, BS; P Renz, DO, J Tang, PhD; M G Trombetta, MD PSOH Annual Meeting 2016, Harrisburg, PA
Utilization of intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) for rectal adenocarcinoma before and after implementation of 3rd party payer prior authorization screening. Paul Renz DO, Stephen Abel BS, Prashant Jani MD, Alexander Kirichenko MD, PhD. PSOH Annual Meeting 2016, Harrisburg, PA
Comparison of Intraoperative MRI/US Fusion in Relation to Standard CT/US based Planning for LDR Prostate Brachytherapy. S Abel, BS, P Renz, DO, MG Trombetta, MD; O Gayou, PhD; E Werts, PhD. RSNA, 2016 Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL
Treatment of multifocal hepatocellular carcinoma with stereotactic body radiotherapy. Paul Renz, Stephen Abel, Vijay Kudithipudi, Tadahiro Uemura, Lorenzo Machado, Ngoc Thai, and Alexander Kirichenko. Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association Annual Meeting 2017, Miami, FL. HPB, Volume 19, Supplement 1, April 2017, Page S142, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hpb.2017.02.319
Determining the impact on accuracy when increasing the atlas size on an in-house atlas-based auto-segmentation (ABAS) for organs-at-risk (OARs) in head and neck (H&N) cancer patients. Steven Gresswell, MD, Paul Renz, DO, Youssef Arshoun, MD American Radium Society April 2017, Colorado Springs, CO
Effect of Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation on the Tumor Microenvironment in Rectal Cancer. Prashant Mukesh Jani, Paul Renz, Candice Brem, Stephen Abel, Moses S. Raj, Dulabh K. Monga, James McCormick, Jan F Silverman, Alexander V. Kirichenko, Gene Grant Finley. ASCO Annual Meeting June 2-6, 2017, Chicago, IL. Journal of Clinical Oncology 35, no. 15_suppl, DOI: 10.1200/JCO.2017.35.15_suppl.e15115
The Albumin-Bilirubin (ALBI) Model in Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) may Better Predict Progression of Cirrhosis in Traditionally Low Risk Patients Following Definitive Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT). S. Hasan, S. Abel, P. Renz, V. Kudithipudi, T. Uemura, L. Machado, N. Thai, and A. V. Kirichenko. ASTRO Annual Meeting Sept. 24-27, 2017, San Diego, CA
Multimodality Local Therapy Improves Survival Without Hastening Liver Failure in Patients With Locally Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma. P. Renz, S. Hasan, S. Abel, T. Uemura, L. Machado, N. Thai, and A. V. Kirichenko. ASTRO Annual Meeting Sept. 24-27, 2017, San Diego, CA
Determining the impact of a pre-treatment “dry run” by analyzing intradepartmental reported incidents and urveying staff and patients. Steven Gresswell, MD, Paul Renz, DO, Margaret Werts, Ph.D, Day Werts, Ph.D ASTRO Annual Meeting Sept. 24-27, 2017, San Diego, CA
Improved prediction of hepatic failure with the Albumin-Bilirbun (ALBI) model for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients following stereotactic body radiotherapy with and without transplant. S. Hasan, A.V. Kirichenko, P. Renz, V. Kudithipudi, L. Machado, T. Uemura, M. Bunker, and N. Thai. ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium 2018. San Francisco, CA. January 18-20, 2018.
Every Other Day Treatment May Reduce Fatigue In Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients Treated With Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy. A.V. Kirichenko, S. Hasan, P. Renz, V. Kudithipudi, L. Machado, T. Uemura, and N. Thai. Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association Annual Meeting 2018. Miami, Fl. March 7-11, 2018.
Locally Advanced, Metastatic Adenocarcinoma of the Rectum Treated with Definitive Radiotherapy in a Patient Medically Unfit for Radical Surgery or Chemotherapy. James McCormick , Shaakir Hasan, Paul Renz, Dulabh Monga, and Alexander Kirichenko. American Society of Colorectal Surgery Annual Meeting. Nashville TN May 19-23, 2018.
Dose-escalated Radiotherapy Utilizing Stereotactic Radiotherapy Boost and Concurrent and Extended Capecitabine for Patients with Medically Inoperable T2-3N0M0 Rectal Adenocarcinoma. Paul Renz, Robert Brookover, Vijay Kudithipudi, Shaakir Hasan, Moses Raj, James McCormick, Alexander Kirichenko. American Society of Colorectal Surgery Annual Meeting. Nashville TN May 19-23, 2018.
Alteration of immune markers in the tumor microenvironment after chemoradiation for rectal cancer. Prashant Mukesh Jani, Paul Renz, Candice Brem, Shaakir Hasan, Ariel Sandhu, Paul Joseph, Ali Hussain Zaidi, James McCormick, Alexander V. Kirichenko, Stacey Miller, Moses S. Raj, Jan F Silverman, Gene Grant Finley. American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting 2018, Chicago, Illinois June 1-5, 2018
Effect of Treatment Schedule on Fatigue in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients Treated with Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy. Shaakir Hasan, Sean Horrigan, Matthew Packard, Paul Renz, Steven Gresswell, Alexander Kirichenko. ASTRO Annual Meeting 2018, San Antonio, Texas October 21-24, 2018
Pelvic radiotherapy in combination with radical resection of the primary tumor improves survival in patients with metastatic rectal adenocarcinoma: A national cancer database analysis (NCDB). Paul Renz, Shaakir Hasan, Rodney E Wegner, Robert Brookover, Gene Finely, Dulabh Monga, Moses Raj, James McCormick, and Alexander Kirichenko. ASCO 2019 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, San Fransisco, Californiea January 17-19, 2019
Thoracic Brachytherapy. Paul Renz, Matthew Van Deusen, Rodney J. Landreneau, and Athanasios Colonias Pgs: 213-238 In: Brachytherapy, An International Perspective. Editors: Montemaggi, Paolo, Trombetta, Mark, Brady, Luther W. (Eds.) 1st Edition Copyright 2016
1st place resident jeopardy-American Radium Society 2016 Meeting
RSNA Travel Grant- RSNA Annual Meeting 2016
Basics of Radiation Biology
AHN Fundamentals of Radiation Oncology Nursing Symposium March 26, 2018 West Penn Hospital
P Renz, DO, S Abel, BS, M G Trombetta, MD; O Gayou, PhD; E Werts, PhD. Comparison of Intraoperative MRI/US Fusion in Relation to Standard CT/US based Planning for LDR Prostate Brachytherapy. RSNA, 2016 Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, Nov. 27 to Dec. 2, 2016
Paul Renz DO, Mark Trombetta MD, James Fontanesi MD. A 15 Year Review of Radiotherapy for Keloids at Two Institutions. American Radium Society Anniversary Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, April 16-19, 2016
Paul Renz, Shaakir Hasan, Rodney E. Wegner. Survival outcomes after whole brain radiotherapy for brain metastases in elderly patients with newly diagnosed metastatic small cell carcinoma: A national cancer database analysis (NCDB). IASLC World Congress on Lung Cancer 2018 Annual Meeting, Toronto Canada 9/23/18 to 9/26/18
Patient Care Information
- Radiation Oncology (Cancer)
Residency, Radiation Oncology
Allegheny Health Network, Allegheny General Hospital, 2018
Other Speciality Training, Pediatric Radiation Oncology Residency Training and Proton Radiotherapy and Pediatrics
UPMC, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, 2017