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Radiation Oncology Program

Physicians and Staff

The Department of Radiation Oncology is a cornerstone of the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center (UMGCC). Our radiation oncology experts work as part of a multidisciplinary team, along with medical, surgical and other oncology specialists, to deliver a customized treatment plan for each individual patient.

William F. Regine, M.D.William F. Regine, M.D.
Professor of Radiation Oncology
Isadore and Fannie Schneider Foxman Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology

Special Interests: Pancreatic Cancer, Gastrointestinal Malignancies, Head and Neck and Central Nervous System Cancers, Brain Tumor Treatments, Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)
Medical Degree: State University of New York Health and Science Center
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Fellowships: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and University of Florida, Radiation Oncology
Certification: Radiation Oncology
800-492-5538 / appointments
410-328-2326 / academic office


Mohan Suntha, M.D.Mohan Suntha, M.D.
Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Professor of Radiation Oncology
Special Interests: Head and Neck Cancer, Lung Cancer, Esophageal Cancer
Medical Degree: Thomas Jefferson Medical College
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center
Fellowships: University of Maryland Medical Center
Certification: Radiation Oncology
410-328-2331 / appointments
410-328-2328 / academic office


Pradip P. Amin, M.D.Pradip Amin, M.D.
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
Special Interests: Genitourinary Tumors, Brain Tumors, Gamma Knife, Musculoskeletal/Soft Tissue Oncology, Cancer
Medical Degree: T.N. Medical College, University of Bombay, India
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center
Certification: Radiation Oncology
410-328-8995 / appointments
410-328-6080 / academic office


Sally B. Cheston, M.D.Sally B. Cheston, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Special Interests: Breast Cancer, Cancer
Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center, Radiation Oncology
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center, Radiation Oncology
Certification: Radiation Oncology
800-492-5538 / appointments
410-740-9300 / academic office


Wendla K. Citron, M.D.Wendla K. Citron, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Program Director, Radiation Oncology Residency Program

Special Interests: Breast and Gynecologic Cancers, Women's Health
Medical Degree: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Chicago, Radiation Oncology
Certification: Radiation Oncology
800-492-5538 / appointments


Randi J. Cohen, M.D., M.S.Randi J. Cohen, M.D., M.S.
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Special Interests: Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer and Prostate Brachytherapy, Lung Cancer, Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)
Medical Degree: State University of New York (SUNY) Stony Brook School of Medicine
Residency: Fox Chase Cancer Center, Radiation Oncology
800-492-5538 / appointments


Michael David Chuong, M.D.Michael David Chuong, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Special Interests: Gastrointestinal Cancer; Gynecologic Cancers; Hematologic Malignancies
Medical Degree: University of South Florida
Residency: University of South Florida
410-328-6080 / appointments
410-328-7617 / academic office


Steven J. Feigenberg, M.D.Steven J. Feigenberg, M.D.
Professor of Radiation Oncology
Director of Clinical Research
Director of the Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy Program

Special Interests: Breast Cancer; Lung Cancer; Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT) for Lung, Liver and Spine Malignancies
Medical Degree: Hahnemann University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Florida, Gainesville
Certification: Radiation Oncology
800-492-5538 / appointments
410-328-6080 / academic office


Young Kwok, M.D.Young Kwok, M.D.
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
Special Interests: Central Nervous System, Genitourinary Oncology, Lymphoma
Medical Degree: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center
Certification: Radiation Oncology
410-328-6080 / academic office
410-328-9134 / appointments


Elizabeth May Nichols, M.D.Elizabeth May Nichols, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Special Interests: Breast and Gynecologic Cancers, External Thermal Therapy
Medical Degree:University of Maryland Medical Center
Residency:University of Maryland School of Medicine
Certification: Radiation Oncology
443-546-1300 / academic office
443-546-1300 / appointments


Minesh P. Mehta, M.B.B.Ch.Minesh P. Mehta, M.B.B.Ch.
Professor of Radiation Oncology
Medical Director, Maryland Proton Treatment Center
Associate Director of Clinical Research

Special Interests: Brain tumors; Lung cancer
Medical Degree: University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
Residency: University of Wisconsin
Certification: Radiation Oncology
410-328-6080 / appointments
410-328-2324 / academic office


Mark Vikas Mishra, MD
Mark Vikas Mishra, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Special Interests: CNS and Lung
Medical Degree: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Radiation Oncology
Fellowship: Clincal Research Fellow, National Institute of Health
410-328-6080 / appointments
410-328-2318 / academic office


Navesh Sharma, D.O., Ph.D.Navesh K. Sharma, D.O., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Associate Director, Radiation Oncology Residency Program
Special Interests: Gastrointestinal Cancer; Lymphoma; SIR-Spheres
Medical Degree: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Residency: Fox Chase Cancer Center, Radiation Oncology
Certification: Radiation Oncology
410-328-6080 / appointments
410-328-5199 / academic office


Zeljko Vujaskovic, M.D., Ph.D.Zeljko Vujaskovic, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Radiation Oncology
Director, Division of Translational Radiation Sciences

Special Interests: Therapeutic interventions/strategies to prevent, mitigate, or treat radiation injury; Radiation-related normal tissue injury; Genitourinary malignancies with a special interest in prostate cancer
Medical Degree: University of Zagreb Medical School
Residency: Military Medical Academy in Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Fellowships: University of Colorado Cancer Center, Medical Oncology; Colorado State University, Radiological Health Services
Certification: Radiation Oncology
800-492-5538 / appointments
410-328-6080 / academic office



Radiologic Physics

Warren D'Souza, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chief of Medical Physics

Karl Prado, Ph.D.
Professor and Associate Chief of Clinical Physics

Shifeng Chen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Christina Christou, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Hee Teak Chung, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Mathew Earl, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Mariana Guerrero, Ph.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor

Katja M. Langen Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Giovanni Lasio, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Wei Lu, Ph. D.
Assistant Professor

Yildirim Mutaf, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Colleen Schinkel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Byong Yong Yi, Ph.D.
Professor

Cedric Yu, D.Sc.
Carl M. Mansfield Professor

Hao Zhang, Ph.D.
Instructor

 


Division of Translational Radiation Sciences

Zeljko Vujaskovic, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Radiation Oncology
Director, Division of Translational Radiation Sciences
Research Interests: Radiation-related normal tissue injury

Elizabeth Balcer-Kubiczek, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Late Effects of Radiation Exposure, Gene Induction

Janet Baulch, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

James P. Carney, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Biochemistry of DNA Repair Proteins

Ann M. Farese, M.S., M.A.
Research Associate

Kim G. Hankey, Ph.D.
Research Associate

Isabel Lauren Jackson, PhD
Assistant Professor

Masaki Kimura, M.D., D.Med.Sc.
Research Associate

Thomas MacVittie, Ph.D.
Professor
Research Interests: Immunotherapeutic Approaches for Adjunctive Treatment of Cancer

William F. Morgan, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor

Feyruz Rassool, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Research Interests: DNA Damage and Repair in Cancer and Leukemia Progression

Juong G. Rhee, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Combinational Radiation and Gene Therapy, Hypoxia

Xiuwu Zhang, B.M., D.M
Assistant Professor


Core Resources

Genetic Counseling:

Jessica Rispoli Joines, M.G.C., C.G.C.
Certified Genetic Counselor
410-328-2294


Clinical Nutrition Services

Mindy AthasMindy Athas, R.D., C.S.O., L.D.N.
Outpatient Dietitian, Nutritionist & Certified Oncology Specialist
410-328-5462


Jenny Ratta, R.D., L.D.N., C.N.S.D.
Senior Dietitian
410-328-5462


Psychosocial Services:

Mark J. Ehrenreich, M.D.Mark J. Ehrenreich, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Program Director, Consultation/Liaison
Medical Director, Medical Crisis Counseling Center

Special Interests: Psychotherapy; General Adult Psychiatry; Medical Crisis Counseling; Affective and Anxiety Disorders; Consultation Liaison Psychiatry; Psychiatric Care of the Medically Ill
Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center
Certification: Psychiatry; Geriatric Psychiatry
410-328-6553 / appointments
410-328-6091 / academic office


Catherine L Harrison-Restelli M.D.Catherine L Harrison-Restelli M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Special Interests: Psychiatric care of patients with serious medical illnesses (HIV, cancer, transplant); delirium, confusion and agitation in medically ill patients; women's mental health, especially the care of the pregnant and postpartum woman; psychiatric care of veteran's, especially female veterans and patients with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Medical Degree: Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital, University of Maryland-Sheppard Pratt Hospital
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center, Psychosomatic Medicine
Certification: Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine
410-328-6553 / appointments
410-328-6091 / academic office


This page was last updated on: July 2, 2014.


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