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Search Program Faculty/Research

Daniel Saenz, Ph.D.

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Dr. Daniel Saenz is an academic medical physicist in the Department of Radiation Oncology.  


Narayanasamy G, Saenz DL, Defoor D, Papanikolaou N, Stathakis S. Dosimetric validation of Monaco treatment planning system on an Elekta VersaHD linear accelerator. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics 2017 Nov;18(6):123-129.

Saenz DL, Kim H, Chen J, Stathakis S, Kirby NA. The level of detail required in a deformable phantom to accurately perform quality assurance of deformable image registration. Physics in Medicine and Biology 2016 Aug;61(17):6269-6280.

Saenz DL, Kirby NA, Gutierrez AN. Characterization of Air Temperature in Modern Ion Chambers Due to Phantom Geometry and Ambient Temperature Changes. Medical Physics 2016 Jul;43(7):4032-4039.

Narayanasamy G, Cruz W, Saenz DL, Stathakis S, Papanikolaou N, Kirby N. Effect of electron contamination on in vivo dosimetry for lung block shielding during TBI. J Appl Clin Med Phys 2016 Jan;17(3):486-491.

Saenz DL, Roring J, Cruz W, Sarkar V, Papanikolaou N, Stathakis S. Commissioning and cross-comparison of four scanning water tanks. Journal of Cancer Therapy and Oncology 2015 Dec;4(1):1-9.

Narayanasamy G, Saenz DL, Cruz W, Ha CS, Papanikolaou N, Stathakis S. Commissioning An Elekta VersaHD Linear Accelerator. J Appl Clin Med Phys 2015 Sep;17(1):1-13.

Saenz, DL, Narayanasamy, G, Cruz, W, Papanikolaou N, Stathakis S. Pinnacle3 modeling and end-to-end dosimetric testing of a Versa HD linear accelerator with the Agility head and flattening filter-free modes. J Appl Clin Med Phys 2015 Aug;17(1):1-15.

Saenz DL, Yan Y, Christensen N, Henzler M, Forrest L, Bayouth J, Paliwal B. Characterization of a 0.35T MR system for phantom image quality stability and in vivo assessment of motion quantification. J Appl Clin Med Phys 2015 Jun;16(6):1-11.

Saenz DL, Paliwal B, Bayouth J. A dose homogeneity and conformity evaluation between ViewRay and pinnacle-based linear accelerator IMRT treatment plans. J Med Phys 2014 Apr;39(2):64-70.

Assistant Professor/Clinical and Other, Radiation Oncology


Ph.D., Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2014

M.S., Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2011

B.S., Physics, Rice University, 2009


Phone: 210-450-1023