High Risk Population/ Genetic Testing
By Atlantic Health Systems
Meet Joanne Zhung, M.D.
Joanne Zhung, MD, is a board-certified radiation oncologist who received her bachelor of arts degree from Swarthmore College. She earned her medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School, completing a medical student summer fellowship at Memorial Sloan
Kettering Cancer Center.
Dr. Zhung completed her radiation oncology training at Tufts Medical Center, serving as chief resident. She also received training at Loyola University Medical Center. Her transitional year was completed at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown, NY. During her training, she was elected by her peers to serve on the Resident Executive Committee for the American College of Radiology, as well as the Resident Executive Committee for the American College of Radiation Oncology. She received a scholarship in LDR Prostate Brachytherapy sponsored by the American Brachytherapy Society.
Dr. Zhung’s clinical and research interests include lung, head and neck, breast, gastrointestinal and central
nervous system (CNS) malignancies. Her research has been published in Cancer, International Journal of
Radiation Oncology Biology Physics and the American Journal of Clinical Oncology. She has also published in
the peer-review literature on head and neck, lung Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) and prostatic
malignancies, as well as a book chapter delineating the use of intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) in
head and neck malignancies. She is a member of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and
Oncology and the American College of Radiology. Dr. Zhung has extensive experience in several radiation
therapy modalities such as IMRT, image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT), three-dimensional conformal
radiotherapy (3DCRT), HDR brachytherapy, SBRT, and Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS).).