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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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  • 247 ratings
  • 32 comments

Areas of Expertise

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    Cancer
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    Neuro-Oncology
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    Neurosciences
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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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    Central Nervous System (CNS) Malignancies
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    Head and Neck Cancer
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    Skin Malignancies
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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

Education

  • 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.
*Dr. C_____ was professional, yet casual - personable. Used 1st name - made me feel comfortable. So many drs. spend 10 minutes covering their resume. He didn't.
May 18, 2022
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*Dr. Chelak was the reason I chose radiation therapy as my course of treatment for my prostate cancer. He made me feel 100% comfortable with that option.
May 16, 2022
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Fantastic
April 22, 2022
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Dr. Tony was great
March 24, 2022
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Great.
March 4, 2022
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I was very satisfied with my experience and would recommend this place for anyone needing medical care.
February 15, 2022
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I have complete trust with Dr. Cmelak and have found the residents who have involved with my visits as very informed.
February 14, 2022
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Best ever, attitude and caring doctor.
February 7, 2022
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*Debra Hawkins is awesome!
January 4, 2022
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