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Vivek S. Kavadi, M.D., FASTRO

General Summary

Dr. Kavadi has been practicing radiation oncology for over 25 years. His areas of interest are in breast cancer and prostate cancer. He has led network radiation oncology efforts in clinical, research, and operational areas during his tenure. He currently serves as the Chief Radiation Oncology Officer for the US Oncology Network and McKesson which has more than 230 radiation oncologists nationwide. In this capacity he will be working to advance the radiation oncology programs throughout the network and enhance integrated oncology care overall.


Medical Degree in 1988 from Harvard Medical School where he received honors in radiation therapy, surgery, psychiatry, ophthalmology, medical oncology, and pediatrics; graduated Summa Cum Laude from Rice University in 1984 where he was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa National Honorary Society, was a national merit scholar and received several scholarships for high academic standing; transitional internship at Baylor College of Medicine 1988-1989; residency in radiation oncology at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center 1989-1993 where he was chief resident.

Research Interest

Dr. Kavadi has a clinical interest in prostate and breast cancer.

Other Information

Dr. Kavadi is married with three children. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys playing golf, tennis and volleybal.

Accolades & Memberships

Awarded Fellowship of ASTRO in 2019; Board of Directors, Texas Oncology; Medical Director, Radiation Oncology, The US Oncology Network; Chairman, Radiation Executive Committee, The US Oncology Network; Primary Investigator for The US Oncology Network RTOG Affiliation; Executive Committee, National Policy Board, The US Oncology Network; American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO); Health Policy Council, ASTRO; Government Relations Committee, ASTRO; Gilbert H. Fletcher Society; Board Member, Association for Community Broadcasting; Summa Cum Laude, Rice University; Phi Beta Kappa, Rice University; Chief Resident, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.