Huan Giap, MD, Radiation Oncology, Miami, FL, Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla


Radiation Oncology Miami, FL

Breast Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Thoracic Cancer

Director of Proton Therapy

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  • Office

    1475 NW 12th Ave
    University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Miami, FL 33137
    Phone(858) 531-1323
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  • Dr. Huan Giap is a radiation oncologist in Miami, FL and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla, Scripps Green Hospital, Rady Children's Hospital - San Diego, UC San Diego Medical Center – Hillcrest, and UMHC - Sylvester Comprehensive. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Medical School and has been in practice 23 years. He specializes in breast cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, gynecologic cancer, and thoracic cancer and is experienced in proton therapy, stereotactic body radiation therapy, intensity-modulated radiation therapy, radioembolization for liver cancer, medical physics, biophysical modeling, and use of virtual reality and biometric sensors in medicine.

Skills & Expertise

  • Stereotactic radiosurgery, Intensity-modulated radiation therapy, Radioembolization, Medical physics, Anorectal cancer, Biophysical Models, Brachytherapy (HDR & LDR), Particle Beam Therapy (Proton), Radio-immunotherapy 3-D Modeling, Virtual Reality

Education & Training

  • Scripps Clinic - Scripps Green HospitalFellowship, Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Brachytherapy, 1998 - 1999
  • Loma Linda UniversityResidency, Radiation Oncology, 1995 - 1998
  • Christus St Joseph HospitalInternship, Transitional Year, 1994 - 1995
  • University Of Texas Graduate School Of Biomedical SciencePhD, Medical Physics, 1989 - 1994
  • University of Texas Medical SchoolClass of 1994
  • Texas A&M UniversityMS, Nuclear Engineering, 1985 - 1986
  • Texas A&M UniversityBS, Nuclear Engineering, Cum Laude, 1981 - 1984

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2018 - 2023
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1995 - 2023
  • WA State Medical License
    WA State Medical License Active through 2013
  • American Board of Radiology Radiation Oncology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Co-Editor-in-Chief Translational Cancer Research, 2012
  • Editor-in-Chief International Journal of Clinical Engineering, Medical Physics, and Radiation Oncology, 2012
  • Co-Chair of Publication Committee Particle Therapy Cooperative Group (PTCOG), 2011
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Clinical trials for charged particle beam therapy.  
    Giap FN, Giap HB, Mazal A, Jermann M, Giap B, Levy RL, Blomquist E, Translational Cancer Research Journal
  • History and evolution of charged particle beam for cancer therapy.  
    Giap HB, Giap BQ, Translational Cancer Research Journal
  • Charged particle beam therapy: a new dawn for cancer treatment.  
    Giap HB, Chuang EY, Translational Cancer Research Journal
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Compilation of Worldwide Past and Current Carbon/Proton Clinical Protocol.
    Giap HB, Mazal A, Jermann M, Hug E, Oral Presentation at PTCOG 51 in South Korea
  • TASR - Transient Analysis of Space Reactors.
    Giap HB and Best F, American Nuclear Society 1985 annual meeting
  • Minimum Departure from Nucleate Boiling Ratio 95/95 confidence interval determination.
    Giap HB and Best F, American Nuclear Society 1985 annual meeting
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  • How does radiation work? 
    The fifth annual symposium on radiotherapy to reduce restenosis, La Jolla, CA
  • Brachytherapy versus external beam radiotherapy. 
    The fifth annual symposium on radiotherapy to reduce restenosis, La Jolla, CA
  • Intravascular brachytherapy: Dosimetry technique for gamma system. 
    ASTRO 2001 Refresher Course
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Press Mentions

  • Chris Cox Chose Proton Therapy to Treat Recurrent Thymoma
    Chris Cox Chose Proton Therapy to Treat Recurrent ThymomaApril 19th, 2017
  • Lack of Awareness
    Lack of AwarenessAugust 30th, 2019

Hospital Affiliations