Omar Mahmoud, MD, PhD
Omar Mahmoud, MD, PhD, a board-certified radiation oncologist, is a former associate professor of radiation oncology and department director. Dr. Mahmoud uses precise radiotherapy to treat a variety of tumor sites, such as genitourinary, soft tissue sarcoma, head and neck cancer and gynecologic disease. His areas of expertise include:
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Head and neck cancer
Soft tissue sarcomas
A Radiation Oncologist uses ionizing radiation and other modalities to treat malignant and some benign diseases. Radiation Oncologists may also use computed tomography (CT) scans, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, and hyperthermia (heat) as additional interventions to aid in treatment planning and delivery. Training required is five years: one year of general clinical work, followed by four years of dedicated Radiation Oncology training.
American Board of Radiology
Education & Training:
University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL
2009 - 2011
Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville
Baptist Medical Center South
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From the Doctor:
After earning a medical degree and a doctorate in radiation oncology, I pursued advanced training in Europe and the U.S., and most recently served as an associate professor at Rutgers University, where I was an attending physician and a member of the faculty.
I’ve had the privilege to practice radiation oncology in three continents, witnessing the technological advances leading to better treatment outcome. I focus on high-tech radiotherapy, including brachytherapy, image guided radiotherapy, and stereotactic body radiotherapy.
I look forward to raising my children in Jacksonville and enjoying its many outdoor pleasures. In my spare time, I like to kitesurf and ride motorcycles.