Lucas Struycken, MD

Assistant Professor, Medical Imaging - (Clinical Scholar Track)

Lucas Struycken, MD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Imaging. Dr. Struycken from the University of San Francisco where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Dr. Struycken earned his Medical Doctorate at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and completed a surgery internship with Harbor UCLA Medical Center. Following internship, Dr. Struycken completed his Diagnostic Radiology Residency and a Vascular and Interventional Radiology Integrated Fellowship at the University of Arizona, College of Medicine Tucson.

When he is not working, Dr. Struycken enjoys cooking, gardening, weightlifting, drawing/sketching and hiking.

Research Interests: 

Interventional Radiology, Interventional Oncology, Minimally Invasive Surgery

  • MD: Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, CA
  • BA: The University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Honors and Awards
  • Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award, UArizona Department of Medical Imaging, 2023
  • Surgical Prelim, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Diagnostic Radiology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 2022
  • Vascular and Interventional Radiology Integrated Fellowship, University of Arizona Department of Medical Imaging, 2023

Select Publications


Struycken, L., G. Woodhead, D. Goldberg, J. Hannallah, and S. Young, "Transarterial Radioembolization of Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: A Dose Threshold Study", JVIR, 03/2023.


Struycken, L., M. Patel, P. Kuo, C. Hennemeyer, G. Woodhead, and H. McGregor, "Clinical and Dosimetric Implications of Calculating Lung Shunt Fraction for Hepatic Y Radioembolization Using SPECT/CT Versus Planar Scintigraphy.", AJR Am J Roentgenol, vol. 218, issue 4, pp. 728-737, 2022 Apr.
McGregor, H., L. Weise, C. Brunson, L. Struycken, G. Woodhead, and D. Celdran, "Percutaneous Radiofrequency Ablation to Occlude the Thoracic Duct: Preclinical Studies in Swine for a Potential Alternative to Embolization.", J Vasc Interv Radiol, vol. 33, issue 10, pp. 1192-1198, 2022 Oct.


Snow, A., A. Ring, L. Struycken, W. Mack, M. Koç, and J. E. Lang, "Incidence of radiation induced sarcoma attributable to radiotherapy in adults: A retrospective cohort study in the SEER cancer registries across 17 primary tumor sites.", Cancer Epidemiol, vol. 70, pp. 101857, 2021 Feb. PMCID: PMC7856279  PMID: 33249363