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Lilie Lin, MD

Lilie Lin, MD Physician

Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Lin is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties


  • Radiation Oncology

Programs & Services:

  • Cancer
    • Breast Cancer
    • Cervical Cancer
    • Endometrial Cancer
    • Fallopian Tube Cancer
    • Gestational Trophoblastic Disease and Choriocarcinoma
    • Jordan Center for Gynecologic Cancers
    • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Rena Rowan Breast Center
    • Skin Cancer
    • Uterine Cancer
    • Vaginal Cancer
    • Vulvar Cancer
  • Radiation Oncology
    • Breast Cancer

Board Certification:

  • Radiation Oncology, 2007

Conditions & Treatments:

  • Breast Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS)
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC)
  • Invasive (Infiltrating) Ductal Carcinoma (IDC)
  • Invasive (Infiltrating) Lobular Carcinoma (ILC)
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • melanoma
  • Melanoma
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Other types of Breast Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Radiation Treatment
  • Skin Cancer
  • Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer

Clinical Interests

gynecologic and breast cancers

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Penn Radiation Oncology

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine Concourse Level 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Washington University
Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency: Barnes-Jewish Hospital - Washington University, St. Louis


American Board of Radiology, National American Brachytherapy Society, National American Society of Clinical Oncology, National American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), National National Cancer Institute Gynecologic Cancer Steering Committee Uterine Task Force, National North American Particle Therapy Cooperative Group (PTCOG), National


Dr. Lin is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Research Interests:

image-guided radiation therapy

Selected Publications:

Dise Joseph, Liang Xing, Scheuermann Joshua, Anamalayil Shibu, Mesina Carmen, Lin Lilie L, Teo Boon-Keng Kevin: Development and evaluation of an automatic interstitial catheter digitization tool for adaptive high-dose-rate brachytherapy. Brachytherapy 14 (5): 619-625,2015.

White B, Kiely J Blanco, Vennarini S, Lin L, Freedman G, Santhanam A, Low D, Both S: TU-EF-304-04: A Heart Motion Model for Proton Scanned Beam Chest Radiotherapy. Medical physics 42 (6): 3615,2015.

Teo Boon-Keng, Bonner Millar Lara P, Ding Xuanfeng, Lin Lilie L: Assessment of cumulative external beam and intracavitary brachytherapy organ doses in gynecologic cancers using deformable dose summation. Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology 115 (2): 195-202,2015.

White BM, Vennarini S, Freedman G, Lin L, Santhanam A, Low DA, Both S: Accuracy of routine treatment planning 4D and DIBH CT delineation of the left anterior descending artery in radiotherapy International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 91 (4): 825-31,2015.

Lin LL, Vennarini S, Dimofte A, Ravanelli D, Shillington K, Batra S, Tochner Z, Both S, Freedman G: Proton beam versus photon beam dose to the heart and left anterior descending artery for left-sided breast cancer Acta Oncologica : 1-8,2015.

Fang P, Tan KS, Grover S, McFadien MK, Troxel AB, Lin L: Psychosocial encounters correlate with higher patient-reported functional quality of life in gynecological cancer patients receiving radiotherapy Radiation Oncology 10 (1): 34,2015.

Grover S, Ju Xu M, Yeager A, Rosman L, Groen R, Chackungal S, Mangaali M, Rodin D, Nurkic S, Fernandes A, Lin L, Thomas G, Tergas AI: A systematic review of radiotherapy capacity in low and middle income countries Frontiers in Oncology : 2015.

Xanthopoulos EP, Handorf E, Simone CB, Grover S, Fernandes AT, Sharma S, Corradetti MD , Evans TL, Langer CJ, Mitra N, Shah A, Apisarnthanarax S, Lin LL, Rengan R: Definitive dose thoracic radiotherapy in oligometastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC): a hypothesis-generating study Practical Radiation Oncology epub : 2015.

Brown JC, Lin LL, Segal S, Chu CS, Haggerty AE, Ko EM, Schmitz KH: Physical activity, daily walking, and lower limb lymphedema associate with physical function among uterine cancer survivors Support Care Cancer 22 (11): 3017-25,2014.

Viswanathan AN, Erickson B, Gaffney DK, Beriwal S, Bhatia SK, Lee BO, D'Souza DP, Patil N, Haddock MG, Jhingran A, Jones EL, Kunos CA, Lee LJ, Lin LL, Mayr NA, Petersen I, Petric P, Portelance L, Small W, Strauss JB, Townamchai K, Wolfson AH, Yashar CM, Bosch W: Comparison and consensus guidelines for delineation of clinical target volume for CT- and MR-Based brachytherapy in locally advanced cervical cancer. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 90 (2): 320-8,2014.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Radiation Oncology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Civic Center Blvd.

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-6515
Fax: (215) 349-5445
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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