TAMPA, Fla. – Tampa Bay Radiation Oncology (TBRO), a locally owned and physician-managed organization committed to providing experienced, state-of-the-art radiation cancer treatment in a caring and professional manner, welcomes Rahul P. Bhandari, M.D. as its newest radiation oncologist.
Bhandari specializes in all radiation oncology treatment and is experienced in stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT). With more than nine years in practice, he has an extensive background in radiation oncology academic research and a strong history of leading projects and publishing peer-reviewed papers at Georgetown University, Northwestern University, the University of Mississippi and the Sonny Montgomery VA Medical Center.
“I believe in personalizing cancer care by working closely with my peers in other specialties,” said Bhandari of his decision to join the diverse and experienced team at TBRO. “I am proud to join the dynamic team at Tampa Bay Radiation Oncology, where the focus is on innovative and compassionate cancer treatment.”
“Dr. Bhandari’s philosophy of providing patient-centered, compassionate care through shared decision making and comprehensive approaches makes him the perfect fit for our team,” said Jack Steel, M.D., board-certified radiation oncologist and co-owner of TBRO.
Before joining the physician team at TBRO, Bhandari was an attending physician at the Sonny Montgomery VA Hospital Center in Jackson, Miss., where he helped establish the Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Program for veterans. He is a member of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology, the American College of Radiation Oncology, the American College of Radiology, the Florida Medical Association and the Florida Radiological Society.
“We are very excited to have Dr. Bhandari join our practice,” said Randy Kahn, M.D., practicing radiation oncologist and co-owner of TBRO. “Dr. Bhandari brings with him incredible talent and expertise that will help take our patient care to the next level.”
Bhandari graduated from George Washington University and received his medical degree through the Early Selection Program of the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He completed his Radiation Oncology Residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, where he served as the Chief Resident during his last two years.
About Tampa Bay Radiation Oncology
Tampa Bay Radiation Oncology (TBRO), formed in 2003, is a locally owned and physician-managed organization committed to providing experienced, state-of-the-art cancer treatments in a caring and professional manner. We practice in five free-standing clinics, strategically located throughout the Tampa Bay Area to offer convenience to patients and state-of-the-art planning capabilities offered at other major academic cancer centers across the country, so patients can receive their cancer care at home with support of family and friends. We are the first free-standing facility in the Tampa Bay Area to offer IMRT and IGRT, Leipzig and Valencia, and the most experienced and successful in MammoSite, Prostate and Leipzig treatments. For more information please visit: www.tbropa.com or call (866) 652-0333.