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Anthony J. Cmelak MD

Professor of Radiation Oncology, Senior Medical Director, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center at Franklin, Senior Medical Director, Vanderbilt Radiation Oncology, Director of Radiosurgery for Functional and Benign Disease, and Director of Head and Neck Cancer Radiotherapy

Areas of Expertise

  • Cancer
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Neurosciences
  • Primary and Metastatic Nervous System Cancers
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Upper Airway (Tracheal), Oral, Nasal, Lip, and Other Head and Neck Cancers


  • English


  • Doctor of Medicine - Northwestern University
  • Internship - Saint Mary's Hospital and Medical Center
  • Residency - Stanford University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Radiation Oncology - American Board of Radiology, 1997

Patient Comments

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Keep up the good work, your amazing approach is very inspiring.
February 4, 2024
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Dr. C, was incredible. His bedside manner was truly amazing. I felt completely at ease with him. His explanations were thorough and concise.
January 8, 2024
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Friendly, professional staff
January 7, 2024
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I would recommend, for sure!! Excellent care.
December 16, 2023
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Always received clear explanation of treatment and possible side effects. Explanation in a way easily understood
December 9, 2023
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November 24, 2023
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Dr. Cmelak gave very thorough explanation, and answered all my questions. He is awesome!
October 11, 2023
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I will definitely recommend Dr Cmelak he seems to show compassion for his patients and I am glad I made the great choice to move forward with the appointment
October 10, 2023
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I am extremely confident in my care.
September 12, 2023
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