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Joseph K. Salama, MD
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I believe in finding the right treatment for each patient based on their unique situation.
– Joseph K. Salama, MD

Joseph K. Salama, MD

Radiation Oncologist

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Board Certified
American Board of Radiology, Radiation Oncology
Where I See Patients
Durham VA Health Care System - Durham, NC
I believe in finding the right treatment for each patient based on their unique situation.
– Joseph K. Salama, MD

My Locations

Durham VA Health Care System
508 Fulton Street
Durham, NC 27705
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About Me

I believe in finding the right treatment for each patient based on their unique situation. I am also a cancer researcher who focuses on developing new ways to treat head and neck, lung, and prostate cancers, as well as those with limited cancer spread. At the Durham VA Medical Center, I am the chief of the Radiation Oncology Service. I supervise the delivery of radiation for all types of cancer.

Languages I Speak
English

Training and Education

Board Certification
American Board of Radiology, Radiation Oncology
Residency
Transition Year, University of Texas Houston Medical Center, 2001-2002
Radiation Oncology, University of Chicago Medical Center (Illinois), 2002-2006
Education
MD, Baylor College of Medicine (Texas), 2001

Clinical Focus and Research

My Research Interests

My research focuses on improving treatments for patients with head and neck cancers, and lung cancers, through combinations of new medicines and advanced radiation techniques. I also study how new radiation techniques can be used to treat patients with limited cancer spread. I also lead a number of international trials for this problem.

Clinical Trials
Publications
View my publications on PubMed

Insurance Accepted

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External Relationships

This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has reported outside activities with the companies or institutions listed below. This information has been reported to the health system leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts of interest.
  • AbbVie
  • UpToDate