Dr. Nicolas Prionas, M.D. Ph.D., is a radiation oncologist with clinical expertise and interest in the detection, diagnosis, and management of breast cancer. As a native of the San Francisco Bay Area, he is passionate about bringing UCSF care into the community across the entire region. He treats people with malignancies of all disease sites and has expertise in specialized procedures including intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), stereotactic ablative/body radiotherapy (SABR/SBRT), stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT), and intra-operative radiotherapy (IORT).
Dr. Prionas received a B.S. in Biomedical Computation and a M.S. in Biomechanical Engineering from Stanford University. He completed joint MD/PhD training in Biomedical Engineering at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine where his research specialized in quantitative imaging and radiotherapy using a novel dedicated breast computed tomography platform. Prior to arriving at UCSF, he completed Radiation Oncology Residency training at Stanford University where he was awarded the Malcolm A. Bagshaw Award for leadership and outstanding scientific achievement. Dr. Prionas is the Associate Director of Quality Initiatives and his research focuses on technologies that increase access to equitable care.