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Our Team of Experts

Proton Therapy Staff

When patients choose the MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center to treat their cancer, they have an entire team of experts working on their behalf. We have an extensive team of cancer specialists – including radiation oncologists, pediatric oncologists, nurses, nurse practitioners, research nurses, radiation therapists, pediatric anesthesiologists, medical dosimetrists who specialize in treatment planning, physicists and other cancer professionals – all dedicated to helping patients fight cancer. And because we are part of one of the nation’s top-ranked cancer centers, any additional care that is required is within reach to ensure that our patients have the highest level of expertise and treatment for the best possible outcome.

Many of our physicians, physicist and other professionals are world leaders in their respective fields as well as established experts in the field of proton therapy to further benefit patients with cancer.

Proton Therapy Center Leadership

Steven J. Frank, M.D.
Medical Director, MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center
Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology
Director of Advanced Technologies

Anita Mahajan, M.D.
Director of International Development, MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center
Director of Pediatric Radiation Oncology
Co-Section head of Pediatric and CNS Radiation Oncology

Our Physicians

MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center physicians are experts in their areas of cancer and in treating patients with proton therapy. Physicians who treat patients with proton therapy include:

Central Nervous System Tumors



Head & Neck Cancers


Pediatric Anesthesiology

Thoracic (Lung, Esophageal, Lymphoma)

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