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Ramesh Rengan, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor

Locations of Practice

SCCA Proton Therapy

1570 N 115th Street
Seattle, WA 98133

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Overview

Dr. Rengan is internationally known for his work in treating patients with lung cancer, esophageal cancer, thoracic malignancies, and melanoma. He also specializes in genitourinary tumors including prostate cancer. Dr. Rengan is the medical director at SCCA Proton Therapy. He practices at UWMC and SCCA Proton Therapy.

Patient Care Philosophy

“My philosophy is fairly simple—the patients come first. I try to spend time getting to know each patient from their initial visit through their entire journey through the treatment process. Each patient has distinct mental and emotional needs and I try to do my best to tailor my approach to suit those needs. That can only come from spending time and truly listening to the patient. Although, I may have greater medical knowledge about their disease, they have a far better understanding of their physical and emotional needs. In order to be successful in caring for the patient, a partnership must be forged between the oncologist and patient with each contributing to the development of a treatment plan that speaks to all of the needs of the patient.”

Education and Training

College: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1992

Graduate: Masters in Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI,  1995

Medical Education: University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, 2001

Doctoral: University of Michigan Medical School & Rackham School of Graduate Studies, Ann Arbor, MI, 2001

Residency: Radiation Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 2006

Board Certification

American Board of Radiology, Radiation Oncology, 2007