Home | News | Donate | Directions | Careers

Radiation Oncology


Our Team

Physics Group

Physics Team - Radiation Oncology at BMC

The Department of Radiation Oncology’s Physics Group is actively involved in the development and application of new technologies and techniques in radiation therapy planning and delivery. They assist the radiation oncologists in the design of patient treatments, using 3-D computer modeling and other advanced tools to customize the best management approach for each patient’s specific needs. Radiation physicists are responsible for making sure the radiation equipment is functioning properly and delivers the correct dose of radiation as prescribed by the patient’s radiation oncologist. Radiation physicists are also responsible for overseeing the dosimetrists. Dosimetrists assist the radiation oncologists with treatment planning. They help design the radiation beams and calculate the number of treatments a patient will need and the proper amount (dose) of radiation the patient will receive during each treatment session.

Appointments

Call: 617.638.7070
Fax: 617.638.7037

Boston Medical Center
Department of Radiation Oncology
Moakley Building
Lower Level
830 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118

Refer a Patient

Call: 617.638.7070
Fax: 617.638.7037

Learn More

Quick Links

Directions to BMC
BMC Campus Virtual Tour
Melanoma Program
CyberKnife System
Cancer Care
Head and Neck Cancer Center of Excellence
Hematology and Medical Oncology
Surgical Oncology

Downloads (PDF)

BMC Campus Map
About the Moakley Building 
What Makes BMC Special