Tamer Abdelrhman Refaat MD, PhD, MSCI, DHM

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Current Patients: 1-815-599-7000
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Fax: 815-599-7091

Year Started with FHN:
2016

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Tamer Abdelrhman Refaat MD, PhD, MSCI, DHM

Specialty: Radiation Oncology
Board Certification: Radiation Oncology
Location: FHN Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center

My education gave me great opportunity to train with skilled, experienced, diverse radiation oncologists, and made me comfortable treating various tumor sites. I have never believed in ready-made treatment templates and my approach is always an individualized treatment plan which both my patient and I design during our initial consult after going carefully through all the available treatment options. My role is never to dictate the treatment, but rather to explain the options, advocate for the optimal approach, and agree with my patient about the best plan. I have demonstrated my commitment to patient care, research and education throughout my career and consistently strive for a higher level of excellence through dedication to my goals.

Medical Degree:
University of Alexandria Faculty of Medicine

Doctorate Degree:
Clinical oncology and nuclear medicine from University of Alexandria Faculty of Medicine

Master's Degree:
Radiation oncology from University of Alexandria Faculty of Medicine in Alexandria, Egypt
Clinical investigations (MSCI) from Northwestern University in Chicago

Residency:

  • University of Alexandria Faculty of Medicine

Fellowship:

  • Radiation Oncology and Developmental Therapeutics at Northwestern University in Chicago

Notable:

  • Serves as an adjunct assistant professor of radiation oncology at Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago
  • Serves as director of brachytherapy for Paramount Oncology Group in Dubuque, Iowa
  • Earned a Diploma of Hospital Management (DHM) from the Arab Academy for Science and Technology in Alexandria, Egypt
  • Completed research and training fellowships at Vienna Medical University in Vienna, Austria as well as at Oscar Lambret Comprehensive Cancer Center, Lille II University in Lille, France
  • Serves as an assistant professor of clinical oncology and nuclear medicine at Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University in Alexandria, Egypt

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