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    Houman Vaghefi, MS, MD, PhD

    Specialty: Radiation Oncology
    Welcoming new patients
    Other languages: French, Persian

    Goshen Center for Cancer Care
    200 High Park Ave, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-364-2888

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    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.

    Research/Clinical Interest

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

    Techniques/Procedures

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

    Education

    Board Certified in 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