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Jonathan J. Beitler, MD, MBA, FACR

 
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Titles Professor, Radiation Oncology, Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Scholar
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Biography After two years at the University of Maryland, Dr. Beitler spent 14 years at the Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx. There, he held the position of residency director before being appointed vice chair, and then interim chair of the department of radiation oncology. He also held the position of
chairman of the department of radiation oncology at Staten Island University Hospital before coming to Emory in 2007 as a professor of radiation oncology, otolaryngology, and hematology and medical oncology in the Emory University School of Medicine.

He joined the US Army Reserves as a Lieutenant in 1983 as a Field Surgeon. While in the Reserves he became a Flight Surgeon and rose to Colonel. Dr. Beitler transferred to the CT National Guard in 2011 where he continues to serve as a Flight Surgeon and has been Acting State Surgeon. He is a fixed wing IFR pilot and flies Angel Flight Missions.
Clinical Specialties Dr. Beitler specializes in radiation oncology and has Secondary appointments in Otolaryngology and Hematology and Medical Oncology.
Research Focus He has authored or co-authored 50 research articles, as well as chapters, reviews, editorials and letters to the editor. His areas of interest incldue brachytherapy, breast cancer and tumors, head and neck cancer, and lung cancer.
Education Dr. Beitler is a graduate of Medical College of Pennsylvania. He completed three years of Residency in General Surgery at Downstate Medical Center and completed his Fellowship in Radiation Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Dr. Beitler also obtained an MBA from Columbia University School of Business.
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Memberships Core member of the Developmental Therapeutics and Genomic Pharmacology Program at Winship Cancer Institute, a program whose research focus is developing new therapeutic approaches to a genomics-based understanding of tumor biology.

Chair of the ACR Committee on Appropriateness Criteria for Head and Neck Cancers.

He has been Editor-In-Chief of Practical Reviews in Cancer Management since 1998 and every month he and his team send oral summaries of the latest in oncologic literature all over the country. He is on the Editorial Board of The Journal of Clinical Oncology, and the surgical head and neck journal - Head & Neck. He was previously President of the American Radium Society, the oldest interdisciplinary cancer organization in the country, as well as President of the New York Roentgen Society. He has held positions on the boards of numerous other prestigious committees, including the American Brachytherapy Society, the American Society for Head and Neck Surgery, the American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology, and the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group.

He is a Fellow of the prestigious American College of Radiology.
Awards Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Scholar;
2012 Atlanta Business Chronicles-HealthCare Heroes, Military Division;
Numerous Best Doctor Awards including Atlanta Magazine Top Doctor(2010,2011);
Alpha Omega Alpha-Alumni Award-National Medical School Honor Society;
Beta Gama Sigma-National Business School Honor Society;
Two Army Achievement Medals(both awarded while deploying with Regular Army);
Army Commendation.

He has held five Visiting Professorship positions and been an invited speaker at a number of conferences.
Cancers Treated Head and Neck Cancer, Laryngeal Cancer, Lung Cancer, Oropharyngeal Cancer
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