Radiation Oncology

Mary Ann Stevenson, MD, PhD
Chief, Department of Radiation Oncology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians (HMFP) at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Associate Professor, Radiation Therapy, Harvard Medical School
At the department of Radiation Oncology at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, we offer state of the art equipment and software along with highly trained and experienced professionals. Radiation therapy is a highly technical treatment involving an array of technologies and a large team of health care workers.

We provide a variety of site specific treatments along with special treatment procedures. Our multidisciplinary team consists of board certified nurses, radiation therapists, dosimetrists, physicists and physicians. Along with specially trained administrators, social workers, nutritionists and medical assistants who provide various services to our patients. We also work closely with our colleagues in the Departments of Surgery and Medical Oncology to ensure that all patients receive the best care for their particular cancer.

BIDMC is in affiliation with Harvard Medical School and has a radiation oncology residency program. The resident physician is a doctor that working clinically to become an attending physician. Our radiation oncologists have residents that will follow and assist the them in various procedures. A resident physician will most likely be present during at least one of your visits with the doctor here. They may partake in an examination or an "on treatment visit." They are here to help you with any concerns you may have.

The attending physician is board certified in Radiation Oncology by the American Board of Radiology. All BIDMC attending physicians are appointed to the Medical School at Harvard University. The Attending physician is physician that is in charge of your radiation therapy treatments.