Medical Director, Board Certified Radiation Oncologist

David A. Diamond, MD, FACRO

A radiation oncologist is a specialist physician who uses ionizing radiation (such as megavoltage X-rays or radionuclides) in the treatment of cancer. Radiation oncology is one of the three primary specialties, the other two being surgical and medical oncology, involved in the treatment of cancer.

Dr. Diamond was raised in Hollywood, Florida, and earned his bachelor’s degree cum laude from Princeton University.  He majored in Art & Archaeology and spent his junior year in Hong Kong & China on a scholarship. He received his medical degree cum laude from the University of Florida, where he was the Alpha Omega Alpha National Research Award recipient and received the Faculty Research Prize.

Dr. Diamond completed his medical internship at Yale-New Haven Hospital and his radiation oncology training at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital (Washington University School of Medicine), where he was chief resident during his senior year.  He was awarded the American Society of Therapeutic Radiation & Oncology’s Resident Basic Science Research Award.

During his private practice career in Central Florida, he has had the distinct privilege of treating over 9,000 cancer patients, including many fellow physicians and their family members.  He has been recognized for his expertise in image-guided radiation therapy, high-dose rate brachytherapy, and unsealed isotope therapy.  His particular interests include lung cancer, prostate cancer, head & neck cancer, thyroid cancer, brain tumors, skin cancer, lymphoma, and gynecologic cancers.  Dr. Diamond also treats both adults and children with hyperthyroidism.

Dr. Diamond is an active participant in a variety of Central Florida community organizations.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Radiation Oncology and formerly served on the Board of Chancellors of that organization for 6 years.  Dr. Diamond was a member of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Advisory Committee from 1999-2005.

In his blended family, Dr. Diamond is the proud parent of 6 children.

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