Erik J. Tryggestad, Ph.D.

  1. Radiologist


  1. Rochester, Minnesota


  1. IGRT
  2. Radiation therapy
  3. Stereotactic radiation therapy
  • Stereotactic radiotherapy
  • Radiosurgery
  • Image-guided radiotherapy
  • Breathing motion management
  1. 2006
    Postdoctoral Fellowship - Medical Physics training position; performed academic research and clinical duties to support the needs of Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences at Johns HopkinsDepartment of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences: The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  2. 2004
    Postdoctoral Fellowship - Experimental nuclear physics; basic physics research.Institut de Physique Nucleaire d'Orsay
  3. 2002
    Postdoctoral Research Associate - Experimental nuclear physics; basic physics researchNational Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory, Michigan State University
  4. 2001
    Ph.D. - Experimental nuclear physicsDepartment of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University
  5. 1996
    BA - PhysicsWittenberg University
  6. 1995
    Internship - Atomic physics; basic physics researchScience and Engineering Research Semester, United States Department of Energy, Argonne National Laboratory
  7. 1995
    Internship - Experimental nuclear physics at the National Superconducting Cyclotron LaboratoryResearch Experience for Undergraduates, United States National Science Foundation, Michigan State University


  1. 2009
    Therapeutic Medical PhysicsAmerican Board of Radiology