Veronica L.S. Chiang, MD

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and of Therapeutic Radiology; Director, Stereotactic Radiosurgery; Medical Director, Yale-New Haven Hospital Gamma Knife Center

Research Interests

Brain Neoplasms; Neoplasm Metastasis; Neurosurgery; Radiation Effects; Radiosurgery; Radiation Oncology

Research Organizations


Therapeutic Radiology/Radiation Oncology

Cancer Center

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Summary

Dr. Chiang's research interests include:

1. clinical outcomes in patients with metastatic brain tumors
2. imaging changes following stereotactic radiosurgery to brain tumors

Specialized Terms: Brain Tumor; Cancer; Cerebral Metastases; Clinical Outcomes; Radiation Side Effects; Radiosurgery

Selected Publications

  • Knisely JP, Yu JB, Flanigan J, Sznol M, Kluger HM, Chiang VL. Radiosurgery for melanoma brain metastases in the ipilimumab era and the possibility of longer survival. J Neurosurg, 2012 Aug;117(2);227-33.
  • Rauch PJ, Park HS, Knisely JP, Chiang VL, Vortmeyer AO. Delayed radiation-induced vasculitic leukoencephalopathy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 May 1;83(1):369-75.
  • Patel TR, McHugh BJ, Bi WL, Minja FJ, Knisely JP, Chiang VL. A comprehensive review of MR imaging changes following radiosurgery to 500 brain metastases. Am J Neuroradiol. 2011 Nov-Dec;32(10):1885-92.
  • Redmond AJ, DiLuna ML, Hebert R, Moliterno J, Desai R, Knisely JPS, Chiang VL. Gamma Knife surgery for the treatment of melanoma metastases: the effect of intratumoral hemorrhage on survival. Journal of Neurosurgery Special Supplements Dec 2008, 109 (6):
  • Diluna ML, King JT, Knisely JPS, Chiang VL. Prognostic factors for survival after stereotactic radiosurgery vary with the number of cerebral metastases. Cancer 2007 109(1):135-145.

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Veronica L.S. Chiang, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale-New Haven Gamma Knife CenterSmilow Cancer Hospital at Yale - New Haven
35 Park Street, Ste Lower Level

New Haven, CT 06511
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Yale NeurosurgeryYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste Lower Level

New Haven, CT 06519
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Office Location
Yale NeurosurgeryTompkins Memorial Pavilion
789 Howard Avenue, Ste 4th Floor

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208082
New Haven, CT 06520-8082