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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, Director of Radiosurgery for Functional and Benign Disease, and Director of Head and Neck Cancer Radiotherapy
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  • 245 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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

Conditions and Treatments

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    3D Conformal Radiation
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    General Radiation Oncology
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    Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
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    Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy
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    Stereotactic Radiosurgery


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

Board Certifications

  • Radiation Oncology - American Board of Radiology, 1997

Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
He made sure all my concerns nd questions were answered.
March 15, 2023
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No rush, took whatever time was needed.
March 14, 2023
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I felt like the doctor was concerned about me-he listened and did not rush through the visit
March 8, 2023
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Love this team
February 26, 2023
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Very happy with the information I received and proposed treatment.
February 4, 2023
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January 15, 2023
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I would like to reiterate how Impressed we have been with Dr Cmelak. Being a patient with a new cancer diagnosis Is obviously very concerning and he has always made myself and my wife very comfortable In asking questions and discussing my treatment. He has taken the time to listen and shows genuine Interest in me. You might not hear this frequently in surveys but honestly I look forward to my visits with Dr. Cmelak not only for the Information and support he provides but also because of the positive way he presents himself. I feel better when he walks in the room and when we get to speak with him.
December 30, 2022
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They are very good and doctor help full and nurse
October 28, 2022
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Good experience all the way around.
September 28, 2022
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