Karen Godette, MD, specializes in breast and gynecological malignancies, prostate cancer and soft tissue sarcoma.
Titles and Roles
- Medical Director
- Emory University Hospital Midtown
- Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
- Emory University School of Medicine
- Research Program
- Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics
Dr. Godette has served as medical director of the radiation oncology department at Emory University Hospital Midtown since 2001. She is board certified in radiation oncology and a clinical member of Winship Cancer Institute. She specializes in breast and gynecological malignancies, prostate cancer and soft tissue sarcoma. Within these areas, her expertise is brachytherapy.
Dr. Godette played a central role in creating a radiation oncology residency program at Emory. She served for 10 years as director of the residency program. She has also served as the medical director and advisor for the Grady Radiation Therapy Technology School since 1998.
Dr. Godette is actively involved in the community and participates in health fairs, educational workshops, multidisciplinary panels and support groups. She is also active in the international arena, working in partnership with colleagues in developing countries to advance the delivery and standard of cancer care.
Dr. Godette is from Guyana, South America. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling to exotic destinations, watching foreign and independent films and eating international cuisine.
Dr. Godette was awarded the Woodruff Fund Clinical Teaching Support Award in Radiation Oncology in 2002 for her commitment to teaching.