(509) 228-1000 WA
(208) 754-3100 ID

Wayne T. Lamoreaux, MD

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Specialty

Radiation Oncology

Optune

Location:

SPOKANE VALLEY

DOWNTOWN SPOKANE AND PET/CT CENTER

Throughout his career, Dr. Lamoreaux has been active in leadership and research, and has published several scientific articles. Together with his research partners of Gamma Knife of Spokane, he has co-authored over 20 original research papers and book chapters since 2007. He has presented his work at numerous national and international meetings. He also served as the Cancer Care Northwest Practice President, Chairman of the Board and Radiation Director. Since joining Cancer Care Northwest in 2005, Dr. Lamoreaux has continued to improve radiation delivery to minimize effects on healthy tissue while optimizing tumor control. 

He has a special interest and extensive experience in intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT), Gamma Knife radiosurgery for brain tumors, stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), intra-operative radiotherapy (IORT) and high-dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy for prostate, breast and gynecologic cancers. Dr. Lamoreaux co-founded the prostate HDR brachytherapy program at Cancer Care Northwest in 2006, and helped start the SBRT Program in 2007. 

Dr. Lamoreaux is also dedicated to medical education. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Washington and regularly assists in the training of medical students and residents.

 

Education

Medical School:

  • University of Utah; Salt Lake City, UT

Internship:

  • Deaconess Medical Center; Spokane, WA

Residency:

  • Washington University in St. Louis, Department of Radiation Oncology (Mallinckrodt); St. Louis, MO

Other:

  • Basic science research at the Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University in St. Louis
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Training, 2005
  • Gamma Knife Perfexion Training, 2014

 

Board Certification
  • American Board of Radiology: Radiation Oncology

 

Honors
  • Radiation Medical Director, The Alliance for Cancer Care, 2015
  • Radiation Medical Director, Cancer Care Northwest, 2014
  • Best Doctors in America® list, specialty Radiation Oncology, consecutively since 2013
  • Practice President, Cancer Care Northwest, 2011-2013
  • RSNA Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award, 2004  
  • Chief Resident, Washington University, 2004
  • Annenberg Fellow, 2002
  • Medical School Student Body President, University of Utah, 2000
  • President of American Medical Student Association, Utah Chapter, 1998

 

Memberships
  • Spokane County Medical Society
  • Washington State Medical Association
  • American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO)

 

Clinical Experience

Intensity Modulated and Image Guide Radiation Therapy:

  • Proficient in inverse treatment planning with ECLIPSE and CMS treatment planning systems, including quality assurance. Capable with Cone-beam, kV, fiducial and ultrasound methods of IGRT.

Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT):

  • Experienced with body immobilization, 4D simulation, PET/CT fusion treatment planning and cone beam CT for lung, head and neck, spine, liver, adrenal, and other intraabdominal sites.

Stereotactic Radiosurgery:

  • Experienced with GammaKnife (personally over 450 cases) and Linear Accelerator-based Stereotactic Radiosurgery.

Prostate, Head and Neck, and Endoluminal HDR Brachytherapy:

  • Skilled in 192Ir high dose rate brachytherapy with Varian and Nucletron systems, including intraoral, esophageal, and endobronchial treatment. Co-founded Cancer Care Northwest’s Prostate HDR brachytherapy program in 2006.

Intraoperative HDR Brachytherapy:

  • Eight years experience with complex intraoperative brachytherapy for aggressive or recurrent abdominopelvic tumors.

 

Research