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Satomi Shiraishi, Ph.D.

  1. Radiation Oncology Medical Physicist

Specialty Groups


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Satomi Shiraishi, Ph.D., is a medical physicist in radiation oncology with specialty interests in patient outcomes studies and image-guided radiation therapy. Her focus includes:

  • Facilitate safe and effective delivery of proton beam-based radiation therapy
  • Conduct studies to enhance understanding of radiation therapy side effects
  • Using imaging techniques, develop methods to evaluate and minimize daily variation of patient setup which could negatively affect radiation therapy effectiveness

In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Shiraishi is active in research and education, providing mentorship to residents and fellows.

  1. 2018
    ResidentRadiation Oncology Medical Phy, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2016
    Certificate - CAMPEP Certificate for Medical PhysicsUniversity of California, Los Angeles
  3. 2013
    Ph.D. - Experimental PhysicsUniversity of Chicago
  4. 2007
    BA and BS - Physics and MathematicsUniversity of Chicago


  1. 2019
    Therapeutic Medical PhysicsAmerican Board of Radiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2014
    Springer Theses AwardSpringer Publishing
  2. 2013
    The Gaurang and Kanwal Yodh PrizeUniversity of Chicago
  3. 2008
    Robert G. Sachs FellowshipUniversity of Chicago
  4. 2007
    Robert R. McCormick FellowshipUniversity of Chicago
  5. 2006
    Grainger Foundation FellowshipUniversity of Chicago

Professional memberships

  1. 2023 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Radiation Oncology
  2. 2018 - present
    MemberInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  3. 2018 - present
  4. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  5. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)