Consultant Radiation Oncologist MD MSc
Prof. Alina Mihai is full time Consultant Radiation Oncologist at Beacon Hospital. She is Director of Research at Beacon Hospital. She was Scientific Program Chair of the inaugural SRS and SBRT Symposium.
Dr. Mihai earned her Medical Degree and Specialty in Romania with clinical and research Fellowships in France (University of Rouen – Prof B. Dubray), and Canada. Between 2002-2005, at the University of Toronto, she was involved in the development of forward planning IMRT for breast cancer and in assessing the role of central pathology review in DCIS breast. Between 2006-2007 Dr Mihai joined the Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton (Alberta), initially as a Clinical Research fellow, and subsequently as a full time locum Consultant. During this period she was involved in developing the tomotherapy technique for breast cancer treatments, as well as in implementing the PET-CT and myocardial perfusion scans in the process of radiotherapy planning for lung and breast malignancies. Dr Mihai joined Beacon Hospital in July 2007.
Dr. Mihai had a pivotal role in the implementation and development of gated and image guided radiotherapy and stereotactic body radiotherapy at Beacon Hospital, and leads the extracranial SBRT task group at Beacon Hospital. Her expertise is in assessment of moving targets, SBRT for oligometastatic disease and IMRT for brain, prostate and lung cancers.
Dr Mihai earned her Master degree in Radiation Science (University of Toronto) in 2006. Her present areas of research and publications include SBRT for oligometastatic disease and SBRT in the elderly as well as the role of metabolic imaging in treatment planning and response assessment She is member of several professional organizations including ICORG, ESTRO, ASTRO, EANO. She is site principal investigator in two clinical trials opened at Beacon Hospital.