Anthony Cmelak, MD

Anthony Cmelak, MD

Radiation Oncology Nashville, TN

Professor Senior Medical Director Dept. Of Radiation Oncology Vanderbilt University

Office Address

  • B-1003 Preston Research Building
    22nd at Pierce Avenue
    Nashville, TN 37232
    Phone: (615) 322-2555
    Fax: (615) 343-0161

Anthony Cmelak, MD

Radiation Oncology Nashville, TN

Professor Senior Medical Director Dept. Of Radiation Oncology Vanderbilt University

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Radiation Oncology: General Radiation Oncology, Benign Diseases, Central Nervous System Cancer, Head & Neck
  • Clinical Interests: Stereotaxic Techniques; Brachytherapy; Combined Modality Therapy; Head and Neck Neoplasms; Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols; Cisplatin; Treatment Outcome; Radiotherapy; Disease-Free Survival; Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Education & Training

  • Stanford UniversityStanford University
  • St Mary's Hospital Medical Center
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of MedicineNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • TN State Medical LicenseTN State Medical License1996 - 2015
  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical LicenseActive through 2015
  • American Board of RadiologyDiagnostic & Medical Nuclear Physics, 1997, Current

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012
  • America's Top Doctors for CancerCastle Connolly, 2013, 2012, 2011
  • America’s Top 1% DoctorsU.S. News and World Report, 2012-2014

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Dose to the inferior pharyngeal constrictor predicts prolonged gastrostomy tube dependence with concurrent intensity-modulated radiation therapy and chemotherapy for l...  Vlacich G, Spratt DE, Diaz R, Phillips JG, Crass J, Li CI, Shyr Y, Cmelak AJ, Radiotherapy and Oncology, 1/16/2014
  • Gastrostomy Tube Dependency as a Function of IMRT Dose to haryngeal Constrictors  Vlacich G, Diaz R, Cmelak AJ, Radiother Oncol, 1/15/2014
  • Segmentation modification improves efficiency while reducing inter-expert variation and maintaining accuracy for normal brain tissues in the presence of space-occupyin...  Deeley MA, Chen A, Noble J, Datteri R, Cmelak A, Donnelly E, Malcolm A, Moretti L, Jaboin J, Niermann K, Yand E, Yu D, Dawant BM, Phys Med Biol, 5/1/2013

Professional Memberships

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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