Get to know Radiation Oncologist Dr. Viroon Donavanik, who serves the population of Delaware.
Dr. Donavanik completed his undergraduate degree from Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand where he earned a science degree and premedicine degree. Furthering his education he then completed his Medical Degree from the Faculty of Medicine, Mahidol University, also in Bangkok in 1971, giving him over four decades of experience in his field. After obtaining his Medical Degree he completed his internship with Siriraj Hospital, Mahidod University and a general practice residency at Central Hospital Bangkok. He then relocated to the United States and completed a rotating internship at St. Clare’s Hospital; and a therapeutic radiology residency at the University of Maryland Hospital.
Dr. Donavanik is certified by the American Board of Radiology. To stay up to date in his field, he remains a professional member of the American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, the American College of Radiology and the American Brachytherapy Society. Dr. Donavanik currently practices as a senior radiation oncologist with Christiana Care, HFG Cancer Center. Previously he was a visiting instructor for the School of Radiologic Technology at Gwynedd Mercy College, as well as on the teaching faculty at Christiana Care’s School of Radiologic Technology. He holds an expertise in prostate brachytherapy. He is also an affiliate faculty member of the Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr. Donavanik has published, in collaborative effort, articles on gynecologic malignancies, laryngeal cancer and prostate cancer. He is one of the most experienced prostate brachytherapists in the Mid-Atlantic states.
A Radiation Oncologist is a medical specialist doctor with training in the use of radiation therapy (also called radiotherapy) to cure or reduce the symptoms of cancer, and in the overall care of cancer patients. They are ultimately responsible for assessing individual patients, determining the best management plan, overseeing treatment and assessing progress. Radiation Oncologists may order tests and images, prescribe medications, and consult with other doctors involved with cancer treatment. Radiation Oncologists work closely with Radiation Therapists and Radiation Oncology Medical Physicists to ensure that the treatment is safe and accurate. After treatment, ongoing follow-up by the Radiation Oncologist is common, in helping to assess the patient’s response to treatment and manage any further developments in the care of the patient.
Learn More about Dr. Viroon Donavanik:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/2454448-Viroon-Donavanik-radiation-oncologist-Newark-DE-19713 His profile with Christiana Care, https://doctors.christianacare.org/details/651/viroon-donavanik-radiation_oncology-newark he can be contacted at (302) 623-4800, and is located in Newark, DE.
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