Chul S Ha
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Ha, MD

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About me

About Me

Dr. Chul Ha is professor in department of radiation oncology at UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center.
He is a nationally recognized expert in radiation oncology, especially for hematological malignancies such as lymphoma, myeloma and leukemia. He has a special expertise in unique treatment proceduressuch as total body irradiation in preparation for bone marrow transplant, total skin electron beam radiation therapy for certain skin conditions and radioimmunotherapy for lymphomas. His current research interests includethe development of drugs that reduce the side effects of radiation therapy and chemotherapy, and thedevelopment of agents that are selective to cancer cells for imaging and targeted therapy.
He completed his medical education and residency training at Harvard University and spent 14 years at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center before joining the faculty at the UT Health San Antonio.

Ganapathy, S., Xiao, S., Seo, S. J., Lall, R., Yang, M., Xu, T., Su, H., Shadfan, M., Ha, C. S. & Yuan, Z. M. Low-dose arsenic induces chemotherapy protection via p53/NF-kappaB-mediated metabolic regulation. Oncogene doi: 10.1038/onc.2013.81(2013). PMID: 23524579
Su, H., Ganapathy, S., Li, X., Yuan, Z. M. & Ha, C. S. p53-Based Strategy for Protection of Bone Marrow From Y-90 Ibritumomab Tiuxetan. Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 1;92(5):1116-22 (2015). PMID: 26025778; PMCID: PMC4509863
Swanson, G. P., Jones, W. E.,3rd, Ha, C. S., Jenkins, C. A., Kumar, A. P. & Basler, J. Tolerance of Phellodendron amurense Bark Extract (Nexrutine(R)) in Patients with Human Prostate Cancer. Phytother. Res. 29(1):40-2 (2014). PMID: 25205619; PMCID: PMC4507270




English, Korean




Medical School:
Spaulding/Harvard Medical School

Joint Center for Radiation Therapy


Board Certification:
American Board of Radiology/Radiation Oncology

Quotation Mark

"One thing I am proud of is they are able to speak up about what I do — they feel comfortable saying, ‘Dr. Ha, why don’t you do this?'"
- Dr. Ha on the input he receives about each patient's care plan from faculty and medical residents during the UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center patient quality assurance conferences, which he developed after coming to UT Health SA.

Chul S Ha

Chul S. Ha, MD