Robert Foote, MD

Robert Foote, MD

Radiation Oncology Rochester, MN

Radiation Oncology at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Office Address

  • 200 1st St SW
    Rochester, MN 55905
    Phone: (507) 284-3551
    Fax: (507) 284-0079

Robert Foote, MD

Radiation Oncology Rochester, MN

Radiation Oncology at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Radiation Oncology: Benign Diseases, Head & Neck, Melanoma, Skin Cancer

Education & Training

  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical EducationMayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  • LDS Hospital
  • University of Utah School of MedicineUniversity of Utah School of Medicine
  • Brigham Young University

Certifications & Licensure

  • MN State Medical LicenseMN State Medical License1985 - 2015
  • American Board of RadiologyRadiation Oncology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Regional Top DoctorCastle Connolly, 2014
    • Distinguished Service AwardAmerican College of Radiology, 2012
    • FellowAmerican Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, 2010

    Clinical Trials

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • Postoperative Chemoradiotherapy and Cetuximab for High-Risk Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck: Radiation Therapy Oncology Group RTOG-0234  Harari PM, Harris J, Kies MS, Myers JN, Jordan RC, Gillison ML, Foote RL , Machtay M, Rotman M, Khuntia D, Straube W, Zhang Q, Ang K, J Clin Oncol, 8/10/2014
    • Charged particle therapy versus photon therapy for paranasal sinus and nasal cavity malignant diseases: a systematic review and meta-analysis  Patel SH, Wang Z, Wong WW, Murad MH, Buckey CR, Mohammed K, Alahdab F, Altayar O, Nabhan M, Schild SE, Foote RL, Lancet Oncol, 8/1/2014
    • Doxepin rinse versus placebo in the treatment of acute oral mucositis pain in patients receiving head and neck radiotherapy with or without chemotherapy: a phase III, ...  Leenstra JL, Miller RC, Qin R, Martenson JA, Dornfeld KJ, Bearden JD, Puri DR, Stella PJ, Mazurczak MA, Klish MD, Novotny PJ, Foote RL , Loprinzi CL, J Clin Oncol, 5/20/2014

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Target Volume Delineation and Field Setup: A practical Guide for Conformal and Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy. Chapter: Thyroid Cancer. 
      Rao SSD, Riaz N, Lee NY, Foote RL
      Editors: Lee NY, Lu JJ.Springer
    • Clinical radiation oncology.  
      Gunderson LL, Tepper JE, Bogart JA, Buchholz TA, Foote RL , Kun LE, Mauch P, Mehta MP, Thomas GM, Zietman AL
      Editors: .Saunders/Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA
    • Clinical radiation oncology. Chapter: Overview. Page 543 - 551
      Foote RL , Ang KK
      Editors: Gunderson LE, et al.Saunders/Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA
      Edition 3rd,2012


    • Metabolic tumor volume as a predictive imaging biomarker in head-and-neck cancer: pilot results from rtog 0522. Schwartz D, Harris J, Yao M, Trotti A, Garden A, Jones C, Harari P, Foote R , Holland J, Ang K, Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 10/1/2013
    • External beam radiation therapy followed by stereotactic radiosurgery for primary nasopharyngeal carcinoma with intracranial extension Barney BM, Pollock BE, Link MJ, Garces YI, Ma DJ, Neben-Wittich MA, Hardie JG, Price DL, Price KA, Foote RL, Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 10/1/2013
    • Risk of delayed lymph node metastasis in cases of esthesioneuroblastoma with a clinically no neck. Peacock J, Link MJ, Olsen KD, Garces YI, Neben Wittich MA, Ma DJ, Park SS, Foote RL, Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 10/1/2013


    • Current Status of Proton Therapy. Arlington, DC - 4/1/2014
    • Advances in Radiation Delivery for Head & Neck Cancers. Santa Ana Pueblo, NM - 10/1/2013
    • Anaplastic Thyroid Carcinoma. Toronto, Ontario, Canada - 7/1/2013


    • Has radiotherapy become too expensive to be considered a treatment option for early glottic cancer? Foote RL , Buskirk SJ, Grado GL, Bonner JA, NHS Economic Evaluation Database NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination University of York
      York, UK - 1/1/1999

    Professional Memberships

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Illinois PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • Great West PPO
    • Health Net Oregon PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • ODS Network
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
    • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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