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Santosh V. Yajnik, MD

Santosh V. Yajnik, MD Board-Certified: Radiation Oncology (American Board of Radiology)
Residency: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center New York, NY
Internship: Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego, Ca
MD: University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine Chicago, IL
Undergraduate: University of Chicago Chicago, IL

Dr. Yajnik is the medical director and primarily practices at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. He has conducted research in the areas of prostate brachytherapy, external beam radiation therapy for prostate cancer, radiation therapy for thoracic tumors, and gene therapy for prostate cancer. His research has been presented at the annual meetings of the American Radium Society, the American Brachytherapy Society, and the American Society for Radiation Oncology.

Dr. Yajnik is trained in the use of intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), stereotactic radiosurgery, high dose rate brachytherapy, proton beam therapy, and intraoperative radiation therapy. He has an interest in treating a broad range of cancers including prostate cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, head and neck cancer, and central nervous system and gynecologic malignancies.

Research and Awards

Radiation Oncology Consultants, Ltd. is composed of twenty four distinguished cancer specialists practicing compassionate cutting edge cancer care in the Chicagoland area. Our physicians have been recognized as Chicago's "Top Docs" and are ranked amongst top physicians in the country by U.S. News and World Report.





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