Join Y. Luh, MD, FACP

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Affiliate Associate Professor

Department:

Radiation Medicine

Undergraduate:

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Medical School:

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Residency:

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio--Cancer Treatment and Research Center

Certifications:

American Board of Internal Medicine American Board of Radiology (Radiation Oncology)

Interests and Accomplishments:

Dr. Luh is a radiation oncologist practicing in the Department of Radiation Oncology at St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka, CA, serving patients as far north as southern Oregon, and many rural outlying areas in northwest California, where he also serves as the clinical co-lead for the Providence St. Joseph Health System's radiation oncology focus group, and it's coding integrity and documentation committee.

He is an ASTRO California state co-captain, serving on ASTRO's corporate relations committee, payer relations committee, Radiation Oncology Institute (ROI) development committee, code utilization and applications subcommittee, in addition to being an abstract reviewer for the ASTRO annual meetings.
 
He is active in the ACR (American College of Radiology) Radiation Oncology Practice Accreditation Program as a site surveyor and committee member, and president-elect of ACR's CARROS (Council of Affiliated Regional Radiation Oncology Societies), in addition to serving as Councilor in the ACR and CRS (California Radiological Society) representing northern California. He also chairs the collaborative committee for the ACR-ASTRO practice parameters on image guided radiation therapy (IGRT).

Locally, he is a member of the Greater Bay Area Redwood Board of the American Cancer Society and is also a board member of the Humboldt Independent Practice Association. He is president-elect of the Humboldt Del-Norte County Medical Society, and a delegate to the California Medical Association.

His areas of interest include accreditation, quality improvement, payment reform, and clerical burdens associated with clinical documentation in electronic health records, artificial intelligence, 3-D printing in medical technology, virtual reality in radiation oncology, and quality measures.

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