John Buatti, MD

John Buatti, MD

Radiation Oncology Iowa City, IA

Prof. and Head Dept of Radiation Oncology Deputy Director Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center

Office Address

  • 200 Hawkins Dr
    Iowa City, IA 52242
    Phone: (319) 356-2699
    Fax: (319) 356-1530

John Buatti, MD

Radiation Oncology Iowa City, IA

Prof. and Head Dept of Radiation Oncology Deputy Director Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Central Nervous System Cancer, Head & Neck, Pediatric Radiation Oncology
  • Clinical Interests: Quantitative image for therapy targeting and response assesment

Education & Training

  • University of ArizonaUniversity of Arizona
  • Georgetown University HospitalGeorgetown University Hospital
  • Georgetown University School of MedicineGeorgetown University School of Medicine
  • Georgetown UniversityGeorgetown University

Certifications & Licensure

  • IA State Medical LicenseIA State Medical License2014 - 2016
  • American Board of RadiologyRadiation Oncology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • FellowASTRO, 2014
    • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
    • Educator of the Year AwardARRO, 2013

    Clinical Trials

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • 167 The cost effectiveness of surgery for trigeminal neuralgia in surgically naive patients, a retrospective study  Holland MT, Noller J, Buatti JM, He W, Hitchon PW, Neurosurgery, 8/1/2014
    • ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Pre-Irradiation Evaluation and Management of Brain Metastases  Lo SS, Gore EM, Bradley JD, Buatti JM, Germano I, Ghafoori AP, Henderson MA, Murad GJA, Patchell RA, Patel SH, Robbins JR, Robins HI, Vassil AD, Wippold FJ, Yunes MJ, ..., J Palliat Med, 8/1/2014
    • Letter to Cancer Center Directors: Progress in Quantitative Imaging As a Means to Predict and/or Measure Tumor Response in Cancer Therapy Trials  Mountz JM, Yankeelov TE, Rubin DL, Buatti JM, Erikson BJ, Fennessy FM, Gillies RJ, Huang W, Jacobs MA, Kinahan PE, Laymon CM, Linden HM, Mankoff DA, Schwartz LH, Shim ..., J Clin Oncol, 7/1/2014

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Intracranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery Chapter: Radiosurgical Devices. Page 2 - 24
      Hyer DE, Bova FJ, Buatti JM
      Editors: L. Dade Lunsford and Jason P. Sheehan.Thieme Medical Publishers, New York, NY
      Edition 2nd,2014
    • Youmans Neurological Surgery Chapter: Principles of Radiation Therapy. Page 1 - 7
      Anderson C, Bayouth JE, Buatti JM
      Editors: Winn H.R..Elsevier, Inc.
      Edition 6th,2010
    • Algorithms and Computation: 18th International Symposium, ISAAC 2007, Sendai, Japan, December 17-19, 2007 Proceedings Chapter: New Algorithm for field splitting in radiation therapy. Page 692 - 703
      Wu X, Dou X, Bayouth JE, Buatti JM
      Editors: Tokuyama T.Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag


    • Sensitivity of 3 Month Surveillance PET/CT Imaging Among Head and Neck Cancer Patients Decreases with Increasing Length of Clinical Follow Up. Hoover A, Anderson CM, Karnell L, Steen S, Buatti JM, 59th Annual ASTRO, Atlanta, GA, 9/22/2014
    • Forkhead box M1 (FoxM1) Regulates Radioresistance of Quiescent Human Oral Squamous Cancer Cells. Eckers J, Kalen A, Thompkins V, Sarsour E, Yusuf M, Buatti JM, Goswami P, 59th Annual Meeting Radiation Research Society, New Orleans, LA, 9/12/2013
    • Radiosurgery of Peripheral Brain Lesions by Spot Scanning Proton Therapy. Dirksen B, Wang D, Hyer D, Buatti JM, Sheybani A, TenNapel M, Bayouth JE, Flynn R, 55th Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, 8/4/2013


    • "Past, present and future of Quantitative imaging network (QIN)" Chicago, IL - 7/11/2014
    • "CNS Radiosurgery Course" (Panelist) San Francisco, CA - 4/7/2014
    • "Imaging Treatment Response" Scottsdale, AZ - 2/20/2014


    Professional Memberships

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
    • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
    • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
    • BCBS Illinois PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • Coventry Florida - Employer Group HMO/Open Access
    • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
    • Wellmark Alliance Select
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