Curtis Bryant, MD, MPH

Curtis Bryant, MD, MPH


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Dr. Bryant is an Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University Of Florida College Of Medicine. He has presented over 40 scientific and educational talks at national and international conferences. Dr. Bryant has published more than 40 peer-reviewed publications and 3 textbook chapters. He is part of the head and neck cancer team at the University of Florida that won the Top Team Effort Award in 2014 from the University of Florida Cancer Center. 

Dr. Bryant was recognized in 2018 and 2019 as a Florida Top Doctor. He is the author of the recently published article “Five-Year Biochemical Results, Toxicity and Patient-Reported Quality of Life After Delivery of Dose-Escalated Image Guided Proton Therapy for Prostate Cancer” which has documented the efficacy and safety of proton therapy for prostate cancer in a study that included over 1,300 patients treated at the University of Florida.


Board Certification

Radiation Oncology – American Board of Radiology


Residency - Division of Radiation Oncology

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Internship – Internal Medicine

Moses Cone Memorial Hospital, Greensboro, NC

Masters – Public Health

University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC

Medical Degree

University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

Bachelor of Science – Biology

Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg, VA

Dr. Bryant’s research focuses on the long-term outcomes and quality of life of patients with prostate cancer treated with proton therapy. He published the peer-reviewed article ”Consensus Statement on Proton Therapy for Prostate Cancer” that was published in 2020 in the International Journal of Particle Therapy. In addition, he has worked on several National Institute of Health sponsored studies. Dr. Bryant has also published multiple articles on the role of radiotherapy in the management of head and neck cancers.

Active Research Studies
  • A Phase II Study of Dose-Escalated Proton-Based Radiation Therapy Delivered with a Simultaneous Integrated Boost (SIB) to Intraprostatic Tumors (IPT) Visible on Pretreatment Magnetic Resonance Image
  • Risk Adapted De-Intensification of Radio-Chemotherapy for Favorable Prognosis Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma based on HPV subtype and plasma circulating free HPV DNA Level and Clearance Rate
  • Postoperative or Salvage Radiotherapy for Node Negative Prostate Cancer Following Radical Prostatectomy
  • RadTox II: Prospective Observational Exploratory Clinical Study to Determine the Assay Cut-Off for the RadTox Test in Prostate Cancer Patients to Predict Gastrointestinal Radiation Toxicity Using Circulating Cell Free DNA Directly from Plasma
  • A Prospective Comparative Study of Outcomes with Proton and Photon Radiation in Prostate Cancer (COMPPARE)

Celebration of Excellence Award, Top Team Effort, Department of Radiation Oncology Head and Neck Cancer Team

UF Health Cancer Center (2015)

Celebration of Excellence Award, Top Team Effort, Department of Radiation Oncology Head and Neck Cancer Team UF Health Cancer Center (2014) Chief Resident in Radiation Oncology

University of Florida (2012-2013)

What does your work at UF Health Proton Therapy Institute mean to you?

“My career at UFHPTI gives me the opportunity to cure cancer patients and help them return to their normal lives.” 

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Dr Bryant was great. He takes time with you and you can tell that he cares about you.
You make the process very calming. All of my questions and concerns were always answered.
The entire staff has been amazing and we are very thankful.
A wonderful man. Very kind and thoughtful.
Dr Bryant is tops! Could not have asked for any better care.

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