University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute

Contact and Appointments: (513) 475-8500

Leadership

William Barrett, MD

Director, University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute
Chairman and Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Medical Director, UC Health Barrett Cancer Center

William Barrett, MD, is director of the University of Cincinnati (UC) Cancer Institute, professor and chair of the department of radiation oncology at the UC College of Medicine and medical director of the UC Health Barrett Cancer Center.

Dr. Barrett received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and his medical degree from UC. His training included an internship in general surgery at UC followed by residency in radiation oncology at UC and a fellowship in brachytherapy at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

He has been on the faculty at UC since 1992 and has experience in treating patients with most types of cancers. Dr. Barrett’s areas of particular interest include cancer of the prostate, cancer of the head and neck and the use of radiation seeds as well as external radiation therapy for a number of cancers. He focuses on cancer education for the general public as well as physicians in the greater Cincinnati area and has organized a number of educational conferences in addition to being very involved in medical student and resident education at the university.

Thomas Herzog, MD

Deputy Director, University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute
Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Thomas Herzog, MD, is deputy director of the UC Cancer Institute and is professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the UC College of Medicine.

Dr. Herzog graduated from the UC College of Medicine in 1986. He completed his residency at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati in 1990 and a fellowship in gynecologic oncology at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis in 1993 before becoming a faculty member at Washington University and then director of its gynecologic oncology fellowship program. In 2004, he became the director of the division of gynecologic oncology at Columbia University in New York.

Herzog is a National Institutes of Health- and American Cancer Society-funded researcher who has published more than 200 peer-reviewed manuscripts. He has served as a member of several professional societies including the American College of Surgeons, for which he is also on the elected board of governors, the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology, among others. Herzog is also editor-in-chief of Gynecologic Oncology Research and Practice and serves on the editorial boards for a number of other peer-reviewed journals.