James Byunghoon Yu, MD, MHS

Associate Professor of Therapeutic Radiology

Departments & Organizations

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

Gamma Knife Center, Yale-New Haven

General Urology

Office of Student Research

Radiation Oncology

Radiobiology and Radiotherapy

Therapeutic Radiology/Radiation Oncology: Prostate and Genitourinary Radiotherapy Program | Spine Radiosurgery Program | Stereotactic Radiosurgery/Gamma Knife Program | Therapeutic Radiology - Patient Care

Yale Medical Group


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
Yale-New Haven Shoreline RadiologyYale-New Haven Shoreline Medical Center
111 Goose Lane

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

Trumbull, CT 06611
Yale Therapeutic RadiologyLaboratory for Medicine and Pediatrics (LMP)
15 York Street

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

Norwalk, CT 06856
Yale Therapeutic RadiologyLawrence & Memorial Hospital
365 Montauk Avenue

New London, CT 06320
Yale Therapeutic RadiologyGreenwich Hospital - 5 Perryridge Road
5 Perryridge Rd

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

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

Curriculum Vitae

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