James Byunghoon Yu, MD, MHS

Associate Professor of Therapeutic Radiology; Director, Prostate and Genitourinary Cancer Program

Departments & Organizations

Therapeutic Radiology/Radiation Oncology: Therapeutic Radiology: Prostate & Genitourinary Radiotherapy; Spine Radiosurgery; Stereotactic & Gamma Knife Radiosurgery

Cancer Center: COPPER Center | Prostate & Urologic Cancers Program | Radiobiology & Radiotherapy

Faculty Research

Gamma Knife Center

General Adult Urology

Radiation Oncology

Radiobiology and Radiotherapy

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Yu is the director of genitourinary cancers radiotherapy and co-director of the gamma knife program for the department of Therapeutic Radiology at the Yale School of Medicine. As a former Yale Center for Clinical Investigation scholar and member of the Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy, and Effectiveness Research (COPPER) Center at Yale, Dr. Yu’s research centers on the comparative effectiveness of new radiation technologies and how these new technologies are adopted nationally. Dr. Yu is currently a Senior Editor of the journal Practical Radiation Oncology, and is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Journal of Surgical Oncology, and Oncology (Williston Park).

Education & Training

MHS Yale University, Masters of Health Science (2014)
MD University of Michigan Medical School (2004)
BS Yale University (1999)
Chief Resident Yale School of Medicine
Resident Yale New Haven Hospital
Intern California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
Board Certification AB of Radiology, Radiation Oncology (2010)

Honors & Recognition

  • Population Research PrizeYale Cancer Center (2013)

  • Seattle Prostate Brachytherapy Fellow American Brachytherapy Society (2009)

  • Young Oncologist Essay AwardAmerican Radium Society (2008)

  • Research and Education Foundation Research GrantRadiological Society of North America (2008)

  • Roentgen Resident Research AwardRSNA (2008)

  • University of Michigan Medical School Commencement Class Speaker (2004)

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Contact Info

James Byunghoon Yu, MD, MHS
Patient Care Locations
Yale Therapeutic RadiologySmilow Cancer Hospital at Yale - New Haven
35 Park Street, Ste Lower Level

New Haven, CT 06511
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Yale-New Haven Shoreline RadiologyYale-New Haven Shoreline Medical Center
111 Goose Lane

Guilford, CT 06437
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Yale Therapeutic RadiologyTrumbull Radiation Oncology Center
5520 Park Avenue

Trumbull, CT 06611
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Yale Therapeutic RadiologyHunter Building
15 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Yale Therapeutic RadiologyNorwalk Hospital
34 Maple Street

Norwalk, CT 06856
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Yale Therapeutic RadiologyLawrence + Memorial Cancer Center
230 Waterford Parkway South

Waterford, CT 06385
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Yale Therapeutic RadiologyGreenwich Hospital - 5 Perryridge Road
5 Perryridge Rd

Greenwich, CT 06830
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Yale Therapeutic RadiologyVA Connecticut Healthcare
950 Campbell Avenue

West Haven, CT 06516
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208040
New Haven, CT 06520-8040

Curriculum Vitae

Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy, and Effectiveness Research (COPPER) Center at Yale