Radiation Oncology

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Training Facilities and Equipment

The majority of Radiation Oncology resident rotations are at IU Simon Cancer Center and IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Senior residents also rotate at a community satellite clinic, located at IU Health West Hospital. Details about the equipment available at each site are below.

  • NCI-designated cancer center since 1999
  • Located adjacent to IU Health University Hospital
  • Treatment machines include three Varian “Trilogy-class” linacs with on-board imaging, Nucletron MicroSelectron-HDR unit, big bore CT simulator with 4D CT, and conventional fluoroscopy simulator
  • 802-bed hospital and Level I trauma center
  • Treatment machines include Gamma Knife Perfexion, two Varian TrueBeams with 6 degrees of freedom couch, Nucletron microSelectron-HDR unit, and big bore CT simulator with 4D CT

This is the only comprehensive children’s hospital in Indiana, treating more than 75 percent of childhood cancers in the state. No radiation oncology treatment facilities are in this hospital; all radiation oncology patients are treated at IU Simon Cancer Center.

County Hospital for Marion County with a multidisciplinary clinic with IU School of Medicine Hematology/Oncology Fellowship program. No radiation oncology treatment facilities; patients are typically treated at IU Simon Cancer Center or IU Health Methodist Hospital.

  • Senior rotation with Paul Anthony, MD
  • Treatment machines include Varian Trilogy and big bore CT simulator

Rich Zellars, MD, covers a breast cancer clinic one day per week. No radiation oncology treatment facilities currently; patients are typically treated at IU Simon Cancer Center or IU Health Methodist Hospital.