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Houman Vaghefi, MS, MD, PhD

Radiation Oncology
Languages: French, Persian

About

Biography

Houman Vaghefi, MD, MS, PhD, is a board certified radiation oncologist at Goshen Center for Cancer Care. He applies advanced internal and external therapies to deliver targeted doses of radiation for treating patients with cancer, while reducing side effects and improving patient outcomes. His expertise extends across a wide range of cancers, including prostate, colorectal, breast, lung, and head and neck cancers, CNS malignancies as well as gynecologic, gastrointestinal and genitourinary malignancies and rare tumors.

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Vaghefi believes that a patient’s quality of life is as important as treating the disease. He also knows family members and other support networks play an important role in a patient’s outcome and well-being. Dr. Vaghefi’s holistic, multidisciplinary approach includes interacting with primary care physicians, naturopathic doctors and others important in the overall care and health of the patient.

Clinical Interest & Research

  • Prostate
  • Colorectal
  • Breast
  • Lung
  • Head and neck
  • CNS malignancies
  • Gynecologic
  • Gastrointestinal and genitourinary malignancies

Techniques & Procedures

  • Stereotactic body radiotherapy
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery
  • Brachytherapy
  • Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT)

Education

Board Certified – Radiation Oncology

Education and training:

Doctor of Medicine
Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL

Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL

Residency:

Radiation Oncology
University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA

Fellowship:

Stereotactic radiosurgery and brachytherapy
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

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