Michael A. Dyer, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Radiation Oncology

MD, Harvard Medical School

Michael A. Dyer, MD is an Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Boston University School of Medicine and its affiliate Boston Medical Center. He received his AB in Comparative Literature from Brown University (2005) and his MD from Harvard Medical School (2012). He completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2013), and a residency in Radiation Oncology at the Harvard Radiation Oncology Program (2017), with training at Massachusetts General Hospital, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital, and Boston Medical Center. Dr. Dyer is board certified in Radiation Oncology by the American Board of Radiology. His clinical specialties include treatment of genitourinary, gynecologic, cutaneous, central nervous system, and head and neck malignancies, as well as the use of intensity-modulated radiation therapy, stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) (including Cyberknife®), and brachytherapy. His research interests include decision analysis, patient-reported outcomes and quality of life research, and clinical trials.

VA Boston Healthcare System

2009-2012 Harvard University Committee on General Scholarships: Harold A. Berry Scholarship (for academic achievement)
2008-2009 Albert Schweitzer Community Service Fellow

01/04/2019 - 01/04/2022 (PI)
Radiation Therapy Oncology Group


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  1. Shah NK, Qureshi MM, Dyer MA, Truong MT, Mak KS. Optimal Radiotherapy Dose in Anal Cancer: Trends in Prescription Dose and Association with Survival. J Gastrointest Cancer. 2021 Mar; 52(1):229-236.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32152823
  2. Yu S, Xu H, Zhang Y, Zhang X, Dyer M, Hirsch A, Tam Truong M, Zhen H. Knowledge-based planning in robotic intracranial stereotactic radiosurgery treatments. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2021 Feb 09.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33560592
  3. Qureshi MM, Oladeru OT, Lam CM, Dyer MA, Mak KS, Hirsch AE, Truong MT. Disparities in Laryngeal Cancer Treatment and Outcomes: An Analysis by Hospital Safety-Net Burden. Laryngoscope. 2021 Feb 08.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33555062
  4. Hawkins C, Pfister S, Jones DTW, Shah NN, Gilbertson RJ, Sweet-Cordero EA, Dyer MA, Mossé YP, Haber M, DuBois SG. Advances and Challenges in Pediatric and Childhood Cancers. Cancer Cell. 2020 Oct 12; 38(4):429-432. PMID: 33049203
  5. Moeller AR, Clancy PE, Qureshi MM, Guill JR, Dyer MA, Hirsch AE, Truong MT, Mak KS. Placard in Hand: A Simple, Inexpensive Intervention to Improve On-Treatment Visit Compliance in a Safety Net Radiation Oncology Patient Population. JCO Oncol Pract. 2020 Nov; 16(11):e1272-e1281.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32936711
  6. Kim KN, Dyer MA, Qureshi MM, Shah NK, Grillone GA, Faden DL, Jalisi SM, Truong MT. Hypofractionated radiotherapy and surgery compared to standard radiotherapy in early glottic cancer. Am J Otolaryngol. 2020 Sep - Oct; 41(5):102544.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32505989
  7. Patel SA, Qureshi MM, Dyer MA, Jalisi S, Grillone G, Truong MT. Comparing surgical and nonsurgical larynx-preserving treatments with total laryngectomy for locally advanced laryngeal cancer. Cancer. 2019 Oct 01; 125(19):3367-3377.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31206637
  8. Yan SX, Qureshi MM, Dyer M, Truong MT, Mak KS. Stereotactic body radiation therapy with higher biologically effective dose is associated with improved survival in stage II non-small cell lung cancer. Lung Cancer. 2019 05; 131:147-153.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31027693
  9. Shah NK, Qureshi MM, Dyer MA, Patel SA, Kim K, Everett PC, Grillone GA, Jalisi SM, Truong MT. Optimal sequencing of chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced laryngeal cancer. Laryngoscope. 2019 10; 129(10):2313-2320.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30628077
  10. Burger EA, Dyer MA, Sy S, Palefsky JM, de Pokomandy A, Coutlee F, Silverberg MJ, Kim JJ. Development and Calibration of a Mathematical Model of Anal Carcinogenesis for High-Risk HIV-Infected Men. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 09 01; 79(1):10-19. PMID: 29757775
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Mentorship for students, residents, or fellows interested in oncology, clinical research, outcomes research, and decision analysis. Also mentorship for LGBT students and trainees.

Available to Mentor as: (Review Mentor Role Definitions):
  • Career Mentor
  • Diversity Mentor
  • Project Mentor
Contact for Mentoring:
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