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Anthony J. Cmelak, MD

  • Professor of Radiation Oncology
  • Senior Medical Director, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center at Franklin
  • Senior Medical Director, Vanderbilt Radiation Oncology

Areas of Expertise

  • Cancer
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Neurosciences
  • Primary and Metastatic Nervous System Cancers
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Upper Airway (Tracheal), Oral, Nasal, Lip, and Other Head and Neck Cancers

Board Certifications

  • Radiation Oncology - American Board of Radiology, 1997


  • Doctor of Medicine - Northwestern University
  • Internship - Saint Mary's Hospital and Medical Center
  • Residency - Stanford University Medical Center


Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
  • it was a good experience. I was so relieved that I wouldn't be needing chemotherapy. My husband was with me. He has stage 4 liver cancer and he was very sympathetic toward our situation.
    Patient | July 15, 2019
  • *Dr. Cmelak saved my life!!!
    Patient | June 26, 2019
  • *Dr. C. is obviously a leader in his field of expertise.
    Patient | May 28, 2019
  • This was a follow up/last visit with the radiation doctor and was a good experience.
    Patient | December 18, 2018
  • *Dr. Cmelak is an amazing physician and has care and concern for his patients.
    Patient | October 11, 2018