Michael Rutenberg, MD, PhD

Physician

Michael Rutenberg, MD, PhD

Dr. Rutenberg is an Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology. He specializes in the care of patients with gastrointestinal, central nervous system, sarcoma and breast malignancies. He also leads the reirradiation program at the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute, utilizing proton therapy for patients previously treated with radiotherapy. His research interests include esophageal and liver cancers, sarcoma, brain and spine malignancies, and breast cancer.  Dr. Rutenberg has published his research in peer-reviewed medical journals including International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, Practical Radiation Oncology, Molecular Cell, and Nature.

An alumnus of the University of Florida’s MD/PhD program, Dr. Rutenberg completed medical school at UF and conducted his PhD research at Harvard Medical School. He spent four years in the radiation oncology residency program at the University of Maryland Medical Center and was named chief resident and received the Radiological Society of North America Resident Research Award. He is currently a member of the ASTRO Radiation and Cancer Biology Committee of the Science Council and the Chair of the Proton Collaborative Group Reirradiation Subcommittee.