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Former Residents

The residency training program was initiated in 1969 and is one of the oldest Radiation Oncology programs in the country.

NameYearWhere are they now
Christopher Freese, MD2019Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Burlington, MA
Sara Medek, MD2019University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Joshua Elson, MD2018Radiation Oncology Associates, LTD, Mequon, WI
Natalie Geier, MD2018The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, OH
Neil Forster, MD2017Cowell Family Cancer Center, Traverse City, MI
Teresa Meier, MD2017University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Christopher Miller, MD 2016 Coborn Cancer Center, St. Cloud, MN
Timothy Struve, MD2016University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
William Porter, MD 2015Floyd Cancer Center, New Albany, IN
John Masino, MD2015Radiology, Inc., Columbus, OH
Gregory Thompson, MD 2014Adena Cancer Center, Chillcothe, OH
Dan Kunaprayoon, MD 2014Upper Chesapeake Radiation Oncology LLC, Bel Air, MD
Lauren Castellini, MD2013St. Elizabeth Physicians, Edgewood, KY
Joshua McKenzie, MD2013Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion, Savannah, GA
Thomas Skidmore, MD2012GammaWest Cancer Services, Salt Lake City, UT
Luke Pater, MD2011University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Shannon Offerman, MD2011Radiation Oncology Associates, LTD, Sheboygan, WI
Kara Hertzfeld, MD2010Toledo Radiation Oncology, Toledo, OH
Brian Blonigen, MD2009Community Hospital, Munster, IN
Yana Goldberg, MD 2009Radiation Oncology Associates of North Jersey PA, Morristown, NJ
Michelle Mierzwa, MD2008University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Nancy Cersonsky, MD2007Swedish Hospital, Englewood, CO
Ryan Steinmetz, MD2007Intercommunity Cancer Center, Cincinnati, OH
Reza Shirazi, MD2006CyberKnife Centers of San Diego, San Diego, CA
Ruth Lavigne, MD2005Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, KY
Cornelia McCluskey, MD 2005Cincinnati Hematology Oncology Inc., Cincinnati, OH
Brad Collett, MD2004Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, KY
John Martens, MD2002Mercy Cancer Center, Des Moines, IA
Terri Bott-Kothari, MD 2001Metro Health Cancer, Wyoming, MI
Jeffrey Grass, MD 2000Oncology Hematology Care, Cincinnati, OH
Tonya Echols-Cole, MD1999Georgia Center for Total Cancer Care, Lithonia, GA
Sushma Patel, MD1998Firsthealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst, NC
Fred Francis, MD 1997Progressive Care Cancer Center, Marion, IN
Jordan Kharofa, MD 
Radiation Oncology Residency Director
Phone: 513-584-4775
Fax: 513-584-4007
Email: jordan.kharofa@uc.edu

Karen Coleman 
Radiation Oncology Residency Coordinator
Phone: 513-584-9089
Fax: 513-584-4007
Email: karen.coleman@uchealth.com

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Department of Radiation Oncology

Barrett Cancer Center
234 Goodman Street, ML0757
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0757

Phone: 513-584-4775
Fax: 513-584-4007