Radiation Oncology Faculty

The faculty at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, in conjunction with Case Western Reserve University, comprises leading-edge expert radiation oncologists, radiation biologists and physicists that treat unusual or complicated cancer cases at University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, which is located on the main campus at UH Cleveland Medical Center. Each division will share their publications and the physics division will share their Curriculum Vitae (CV) to provide a more in-depth look at each person’s esteemed accomplishments throughout their career.

Clinical Division Main Campus Faculty

Mitchell Machtay, MD

Mitchell Machtay, MD

Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine
Associate Director, Clinical Research, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Member, Cancer Imaging Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Tithi Biswas, MD

Tithi Biswas, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine
Member, Developmental Therapeutics Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Aashish Bhatt, MD

Aashish Bhatt, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine

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Serah Choi, M.D., PhD

Serah Choi, M.D., PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine

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Jennifer Dorth, MD

Jennifer Dorth, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine
Member, Cancer Imaging Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

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David B. Mansur, MD

David B. Mansur, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine
Member, Cancer Imaging Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Min Yao, MD, PhD

Min Yao, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine
Chair, Committee on Appointments and Promotions, School of Medicine
Member, Cancer Imaging Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Clinical Division Community Affiliates Faculty

Fred Barton, MD

Fred Barton, MD

Clinical Instructor, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine

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Joel Elconin, MD

Joel Elconin, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine

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Jerald Katcher, MD

Jerald Katcher, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine

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Kevin Kelley, MD, Ph.D

Kevin Kelley, MD, Ph.D

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine

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David Ly, MD, MPA

David Ly, MD, MPA

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine

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 Janice Lyons, MD

Janice Lyons, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine

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Louis Novak, MD

Louis Novak, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine

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Roger Ove, MD, PhD

Roger Ove, MD, PhD

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine

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Suzanne Russo, MD

Suzanne Russo, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine

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Medical Physics Division Faculty

Ande Bao, PhD

Ande Bao, PhD

Adjunct Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine

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Valdir C. Colussi, PhD

Valdir C. Colussi, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine
Member, Cancer Imaging Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Paul Geis, PhD

Paul Geis, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine

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Chunhui (Charlie) Luo , PhD

Chunhui (Charlie) Luo , PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine

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Marcel Marcu, MS

Clinical Instructor, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine

Gisele Pereira, PhD

Gisele Pereira, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine
Medical Physicist, Division of Medical Physics Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine

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Tarun Podder, PhD, CEng, DABR, CRE

Tarun Podder, PhD, CEng, DABR, CRE

Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine
Director, Physics Residency Program, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine
Member, Cancer Imaging Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Jiankui (Jake) Yuan, PhD

Jiankui (Jake) Yuan, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine

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Yuxia Zhang, MS

Yuxia Zhang, MS

Instructor, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine

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Yiran Zheng, PhD

Yiran Zheng, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine

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Medical Physics Division Staff

Jian-Yue Jin, PhD
Director
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Brian Krancevic, MS
Physicist
UH Seidman Cancer Center at UH Portage Medical Center

Albin Gonzalez, PhD, DABR
Physicist IV
Mercy Medical Cancer Center

Angela Smith, MS
Physicist
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Rajesh Pidikiti, PhD
Physicist
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Frederick (Rick) Jesseph, MS, DABR
Medical Proton Physicist III
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Todd Hill, MS
Physicist
Firelands Regional Medical Center

ZhengZheng Xu, PhD
Physicist
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

D. Randall (Randy) Smith, MS, DABR
Physicist III
UH Chagrin Highlands Health Center

Mark Smith, PhD, DABR
Physicist IV
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Radiation Biology Faculty

Nancy Oleinick, PhD

Nancy Oleinick, PhD

Professor Emerita, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine
Member, Molecular Oncology Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

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