Phillip Wall, PhD, MS

Phillip Wall, PhD, MS

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Assistant Program Director, Medical Physics Residency Program


  • BS, Physics and Mathematics: Davidson College (2014)
  • MS, Medical Physics: Louisiana State University (2017)
  • PhD, Physics, Medical Physics Concentration: Louisiana State University (2020)
  • Residency, Medical Physics: Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco (2022)


Phillip Wall, PhD, MS, is an Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. His areas of expertise within radiation therapy include technology (i.e. machine, equipment, and software) and patient-specific quality assurance, treatment planning, and stereotactic radiosurgery techniques. Dr. Wall’s research focuses on data-driven techniques for improving the quality, safety, and efficiency of treatment planning and patient-specific outcomes. His work in these areas has resulted in several peer-reviewed publications and presentations at regional and international conferences. Outside of clinical and research activities, Dr. Wall is an active member of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), serving as Chair of the Students and Trainees Subcommittee and being selected as an Associate in the Science Council Associates Mentorship Program. He is also passionate about medical physics education, mentorship, and outreach, and is looking forward to working with the graduate and residency programs at WashU.

Before joining the Division of Medical Physics in 2022, he completed residency training at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Wall earned both his PhD and MS degrees in Medical Physics from Louisiana State University’s CAMPEP-accredited graduate program. Originally from Birmingham, Alabama, he completed his undergraduate studies in Physics and Mathematics at Davidson College in North Carolina.


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