VICC at Franklin Doctors
Anthony J. Cmelak, M.D.
Dr. Cmelak is the Senior Medical Director for the Department of Radiation Oncology as well as for the Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center at Franklin. He trained at both Northwestern University and Stanford University. He is a recognized leader in cancer treatments utilizing radiation therapy with novel chemotherapy agents and provides comprehensive radiation treatment for patients with brain cancer using the latest technologies including stereotactic radiosurgery.
Steven R. Goertz, M.D.
Director of Regional Radiation Oncology Networks, joined the Vanderbilt team in January, 2002. He trained at the Medical College of Virginia and Vanderbilt University. He brings 11 years of radiation oncology experience to the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center at Franklin. He is also one of two founding members of the Gamma Knife Program at Health South Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama.
Arnold W. Malcolm, M.D., M.B.A.,F.A.C.R.
Dr. Arnold W. Malcolm, Professor, currently serves as the Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Vanderbilt University. He was born in Cleveland, OH, prior to entering college, Dr. Malcom served in the military as a Medic in Vietnam and Dominican Republic. He received his BA in Biology from Kent State University and matriculated to Meharry Medical College where he received his MD degree in 1973. He trained in radiation oncology at the Harvard Medical School in the Joint Center for Radiation Therapy. Upon completion of his training, Dr. Malcolm joined the faculty of Harvard Medical School until 1981. He then accepted a tenured Associate Professor position at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine where he served as Director of the Vanderbilt Center f . . .
Kenneth J. Niermann, M.D.
As a graduate of the post-doctoral fellowship in cancer imaging at the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science, Dr. Niermann is currently conducting phase I clinical research for radiosensitizing biologic agents administered concurrently with radiation therapy. His research interests include using novel imaging techniques to quantify treatment response.
Stephanie Perkins, M.D.
Dr. Perkins is an Assistant Professor in Radiation Oncology. She completed her training at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University. Dr. Perkins treats both adults and children with a wide of spectrum of brain tumors including gliomas, metastatic brain tumors, acoustic neuromas and meningiomas.
Eric Shinohara, M.D.
Dr. Shinohara joined the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center as Assistant Professor in 2010. He received a B.S. in Physiology and Neurobiology as well as a B.A .in Japanese from the University of Maryland. He received his M.D. degree in 2003 from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and went on to receive a M.S. in Clinical Investigation in 2005. He completed his residency in radiation oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in 2010.
ASTRO Travel Award-51st Annual Meeting
Methods in Clinical Cancer Research -ECCO-AACR-ASCO Workshop Flims,Switzerland
ASTRO Travel Award - Advances in Technology: Practical Asp . . .
Todd Tenenholz, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology, received his Medical Degree from the University of Maryland. He also completed postgraduate training at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond.
RSNA Roentgen Resident/Fellow Reserach Award
Berlix Oncology Foundation Scholarship (Epidemiology and Biostatostocs)
Phi Beta Phi (Graduate Honors Society)
Honorable Mention, Graduate Student Research Day
SCF Fellowship (Research performed at Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
Baltimore City Medical Society foundation Scholarship