Robert Wollman, MD
Radiation Oncology, Brain Tumor and Pituitary Disorders Centers
About Dr. Wollman
Dr. Robert Wollman is a board certified Radiation Oncologist and is Medical Director of Radiation Oncology at Saint John’s Health Center and a member of Valley Radiotherapy Associates Medical Group. He has extensive experience in radiotherapy for brain, pituitary and skull base tumors, as well as cancers of the head & neck, breast, bladder and prostate. In collaboration with Dr. Lisa Chaiken of Radiation Oncology and Dr. Daniel Kelly, BTC Director, they treat patients with stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic radiotherapy (SRT) using the new Saint John’s Varian Trilogy Linear Accelerator.
Dr. Wollman graduated from the State University of New York at Binghamton with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology and he received his M.D. from New York University School of Medicine. His internship was spent at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York and his residency was completed at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York where he served as Chief Resident in Radiation Oncology. He joined Valley Radiotherapy Associates Medical Group in 1994.
Outside the Hospital
Dr. Wollman has written several articles on the hormonal regulation of breast cancer. He is a co-author of the Malignant Melanoma chapter of the Holland & Frei Cancer Medicine Volume 6 textbook. His interests include metastatic brain tumors, prostate cancer, intensity-modulated/conformal radiation therapy, partial breast irradiation radiation for skin cancer, and brachytherapy. He has lectured widely on treatment selection in prostate cancer. He is a regular participant in the Saint John’s BTC Case Conference and assists with our neurosurgery fellowship training.