Our Team

A number of different medical professionals are involved in proton therapy treatment. See below for complete descriptions of different care roles and a listing of our radiation oncologists:

  • Radiation Oncologists: Physician trained in the use of radiation therapy for the treatment of cancer and other tumors; responsible for planning proton therapy and monitoring patient progress during and after treatment
  • Radiation Physicists: Physicists with specialized training in the use of radiation for medical purposes; help maintain the proton treatment facility, assist with planning radiotherapy treatments and perform quality assurance checks for proton therapy treatment
  • Dosimitrists: Assist the radiation oncologist and radiation physicist in developing the proton treatment plan
  • Radiation Therapists: Deliver proton treatments according to the radiation oncologist’s treatment plan; position patients for treatment, obtain x-rays to verify the patient’s position and operate the equipment that delivers the proton radiation
  • Referral Coordinators: Main point of contact for patients; coordinate necessary pre-treatment tests; help navigate insurance approval process
  • Nurses: Monitor patient progress through treatment
  • Medical Assistants: Monitor patient progress through treatment
  • Barrett,William
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    William Barrett, MD

    • Title: Professor; Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology
    • Locations: UC Health Barrett Cancer Center: (513) 584-4775, Precision Radiotherapy: (513) 475-7777, UC Medical Center Proton Therapy Center: (513) 584-2326
    • Specialties: radiation oncology, cancer, oncology
    • Department: Radiation Oncology
  • Breneman,John
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    John Breneman, MD

    • Title: Professor of Radiation Oncology and Neurosurgery
    • Locations: UC Health Barrett Cancer Center: (513) 584-4775, Precision Radiotherapy: (513) 475-7777, UC Medical Center Proton Therapy Center: (513) 584-2326
    • Specialties: radiation oncology, cancer, oncology
    • Department: Radiation Oncology
  • Huang,Kris
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    Kris Huang, MD, PhD

    • Title: Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
    • Locations: UC Health Barrett Cancer Center: (513) 584-4775, Precision Radiotherapy: (513) 475-7777, UC Medical Center Proton Therapy Center: (513) 584-2326
    • Specialties: radiation oncology, proton therapy, breast cancer
    • Department: Radiation Oncology
  • Kharofa,Jordan
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    Jordan Kharofa, MD

    • Title: Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
    • Locations: UC Health Barrett Cancer Center: (513) 584-4775, Precision Radiotherapy: (513) 475-7777, UC Medical Center Proton Therapy Center: (513) 584-2326
    • Specialties: cancer, oncology, radiation oncology
    • Department: Radiation Oncology
  • Marko,Nicholas
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    Nicholas Marko, MD

    • Title: Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
    • Locations: University of Cincinnati Medical Center: (513) 584-1000, UC Health West Chester Hospital: (513) 298-3000
    • Specialties: brain tumors, proton therapy, spine tumors
    • Department: Neurosurgery
  • Pater,Luke
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    Luke E. Pater, MD

    • Title: Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
    • Locations: UC Health Barrett Cancer Center: (513) 584-4775, Precision Radiotherapy: (513) 475-7777, UC Medical Center Proton Therapy Center: (513) 584-2326
    • Specialties: brain tumors, radiation oncology, neuroscience
    • Department: Radiation Oncology
  • Redmond,Kevin
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    Kevin Redmond, MD

    • Title: Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
    • Locations: UC Health Barrett Cancer Center: (513) 584-4775, Precision Radiotherapy: (513) 475-7777, UC Medical Center Proton Therapy Center: (513) 584-2326
    • Specialties: radiation oncology, cancer, oncology
    • Department: Radiation Oncology
  • Struve,Timothy
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    Timothy D. Struve, MD

    • Title: Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
    • Locations: UC Health Barrett Cancer Center: (513) 584-4775, Precision Radiotherapy: (513) 475-7777, UC Medical Center Proton Therapy Center: (513) 584-2326
    • Specialties: radiation oncology, cancer, oncology
    • Department: Radiation Oncology
  • Vatner,Ralph
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    Ralph Vatner MD, PhD

    • Title: Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
    • Locations: UC Health Barrett Cancer Center: (513) 584-4775, Precision Radiotherapy: (513) 475-7777, UC Medical Center Proton Therapy Center: (513) 584-2326
    • Specialties: radiation oncology, proton therapy
    • Department: Radiation Oncology
  • Mascia,Anthony E.
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    Anthony E. Mascia, PhD, DABR

    • Title: Adjunct Assistant Professor
    • Locations: UC Medical Center Proton Therapy Center: (513) 584-2326
    • Specialties: radiation oncology, proton therapy
    • Department: Radiation Oncology
  • Appointments

    To schedule an appointment at the Proton Therapy Center, call (513) 584-BEAM (2326) or 1-866-584-BEAM (2326)