Pediatric Radiation Oncologist Joins UF Proton Therapy Institute

September 1, 2013

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute has added Ronny Rotondo, M.D., C.M., F.R.C.P.C., to its team of pediatric radiation oncologists. He recently completed a two-year pediatric proton radiation therapy fellowship at the Institute, the first fellowship program of its kind in the world. Rotondo is a UF faculty member, serving as an assistant professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology. His clinical specialties and research interests include pediatric malignancies, base of skull tumors, and adult central nervous system tumors.

“Dr. Rotondo is a vital member of our pediatric proton program having made significant contributions to the success of our patients and clinical research during his time as a fellow,” said UF Proton Therapy Institute medical director Nancy Mendenhall, M.D. “We are delighted that he is now on faculty and will continue his excellent work with patients and colleagues here.”

Prior to his experience at UF Proton Therapy Institute, Rotondo was a proton radiation therapy fellow at the Massachusetts General Hospital Francis H. Burr Proton Center – Harvard University. He completed his medical degree and residency training in radiation oncology at McGill University, located in Montreal, Canada.

Rotondo is board certified in radiation oncology clinical practice in Canada and is board eligible in the United States. He is a member of the American Medical Association, American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), the Canadian Medical Association, and the Canadian Association of Radiation Oncology among others.

An experienced researcher, his work has led to publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at national and international medical and scientific meetings.

UF Proton Therapy Institute is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization affiliated with the UF College of Medicine, dedicated to delivering state-of-the-art cancer treatment and setting new standards for treating and curing cancer. The cancer treatment facility houses both conventional radiation and proton therapy, and delivers proton therapy to 110 patients a day. For more information about the UF Proton Therapy Institute, please visit, or call toll-free 877-686-6009.


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