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Vinai Gondi, MD

Vinai Gondi, MD Board-Certified: Radiation Oncology, American Board of Radiology

Residency: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Internship: Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, St. Luke’s/ Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY

MD: Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY

Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Dr. Gondi is the Director of Research and Education at the Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center and Co-Director of the Brain & Spine Tumor Center at the Northwestern Medicine Cancer Center Warrenville. He also retains faculty positions at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health, where he remains engaged in research and teaching activities.

He has expertise in the use of intensity modulated radiotherapy, proton therapy, stereotactic radiosurgery, stereotactic body radiotherapy, brachytherapy and conformal 3-D radiotherapy. He is a nationally recognized expert in the management of common and rare tumors of the brain, skull base and spine. He also treats a broad range of cancers including lung cancer, pediatric malignancies, gastrointestinal cancer, prostate cancer, head and neck cancer, breast cancer, and gynecologic malignancies. His research focuses on developing innovative strategies, such as hippocampal sparing IMRT, radiosurgery and proton therapy, to limit treatment-related side effects and enhance treatment effectiveness for patients with brain and spine tumors. He has served as Principal Investigator on several national and international studies, received funding from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and published numerous papers and book chapters. He is an invited speaker at multiple national and international conferences, and his research has been recognized by the American Society for Radiation Oncology and Society for Neuro-Oncology.

Dr. Gondi spends his leisure time with his wife and two children and enjoys bicycling, traveling, and rooting for Wisconsin sports teams. When asked why he chose radiation oncology, he stated, “Every time I meet a cancer patient, I am humbled by their courage and will power. I chose oncology as a career because caring for such amazing individuals is both a privilege and tremendously gratifying.”

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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