Susan A Higgins MD

Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences; Associate Director, Department of Therapeutic Radiology Residency Training Program

Specialties & Subspecialties

Cancer Center, Yale: Breast Cancer Program | Gynecologic Oncology Program

Therapeutic Radiology/Radiation Oncology

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

Education & Training

  • M.D., University of Rochester (1990)
  • Resident, St. Mary's Hospital, University of Rochester , Internal Medicine  (1990 - 1991)
  • Intern, St. Mary’s Hospital, University of Rochester , Internal Medicine  (1990 - 1991)

Patient Care

Accepts New Patients? Yes | Patient Type: Adult | Accepts referrals from patients


Clinical Interests

General radiation therapy; breast cancer; early stage breast cancer; locally advanced breast cancer; breast conservation therapy; mammosite radiation therapy; partial breast radiation therapy; intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT); radiation techniques; lymphedema; gynecological cancer; brachytherapy; cervix cancer; vaginal cancer; uterine cancer; vulvar cancer; ovarian cancer; intracavitary radiation therapy; interstitial brachytherapy; high dose rate brachytherapy; low dose rate brachytherapy


Cancers Treated

Anal, Brachytherapy, Breast, Cervix, Ovary, Uterus, Vagina & Vulva


Board Certifications

  • Radiation Oncology, Board Certified (1995)

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Rectum KD018: Pilot Trial of KD018 with Neo-Adjuvant Concurrent Chemo-Radiation Therapy in Patients with Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer

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