John M. Buatti, MD

Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology
Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Professor of Radiation Oncology
Professor of Otolaryngology
Professor of Neurosurgery

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BS, Biology/Theology, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
MD, Medicine, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Internship, Internal Medicine, Georgetown University
Resident, Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona

Licensure and Certifications

American Board of Radiology (Therapeutic)
American Board of Internal Medicine

Education/Training Program Affiliations

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Translational Biomedicine

Research Summary

The focus of my research is the use of imaging to improve outcomes for patients undergoing cancer therapy, radiation therapy in particular. Grants that I am a part of that support this focus are: U01 CA140206 Quantitative Imaging to Assess Response in Cancer Therapy Trials and R21 CA130281 Imaging Thymidine Uptake During Treatment for Head and Neck Cancer Other areas of interest are in treating cancers of the Head and Neck and Brain, especially in the pediatric population.