Eugen Hug, M.D.
Dr. Hug is a world-renowned expert in proton radiotherapy. A pioneer in the use of proton therapy for pediatric tumors, Dr. Hug has spent more than 20 years treating patients, teaching, writing and conducting research. He was principal or co-investigator of various clinical trials, including studies focusing on proton therapy. He is widely published in radiation oncology periodicals and books, authoring numerous journal articles or chapters. Additionally, he is a sought-after lecturer and teacher at international medical meetings, symposia, and seminars.
As the Medical Director and Chief Medical Officer for ProCure, Dr. Hug oversees medical operations, clinical research and treatment protocols for all of ProCure’s proton therapy centers. Prior to joining ProCure, Dr. Hug served as Director of the Center for Proton Therapy at the Paul Scherrer Institute in Villigen, Switzerland and as Professor and Chair of Proton-Radiotherapy at the University of Zurich. He has also held leadership positions as Chief of the Section of Radiation Oncology at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and as Associate Director of the NCI-designated Norris Cotton Cancer Center in Lebanon, N.H. He presently co-chairs the educational subcommittee of the international Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group (PTCOG).
Dr. Hug received his medical degree from Ludwig-Maximilians University Medical School in Munich, Germany, graduating summa cum laude. He undertook postgraduate training in Germany and the United States, where he served as chief resident in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston.