ECC Welcomes New Radiation Oncologist to Expert Team
Dr. Jon Frazier Joins the Evansville Cancer Center’s Radiation Therapy Department
EVANSVILLE, Ind. Evansville Cancer Center, a state-of-the-art cancer center in the Tri-State community, announced that Jon D. Frazier, M.D. has joined its team of radiology oncology experts. Dr. Frazier, board certified in Therapeutic Radiology by the American Board of Radiology, specializes in brachytherapy of the head and neck, lung, breast, cervix, uterus, vagina and prostate.
In addition to his appointment at Evansville Cancer Center, Dr. Frazier serves as an active partner of Radiation Oncology Associates of Michiana which includes five hospitals in the Indiana and Michigan area. He most recently served as a radiation oncologist at Our Lady of Peace Hospital in South Bend, Ind., and Saint Joseph Regional Medical Centers in Mishawaka, Plymouth, and South Bend, Ind.
“It’s a tremendous opportunity for me to join the Evansville Cancer Center,” said Dr. Frazier. “I look forward to collaborating with the cancer center’s dedicated team of medical and radiation oncologists to improve the quality of life for our patients. By combining compassion with innovation, I believe we can make a tremendous difference in the fight against cancer.”
Dr. Frazier received his medical degree from the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. He completed his residency in General Surgery and Radiation Oncology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Frazier completed his fellowship in brachytherapy at the prestigious Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.
“It is a great honor to welcome Dr. Frazier to our talented and experienced Radiation Therapy Department,” said Dr. Al Korba, Medical Director and radiation oncologist of Evansville Cancer Center. “We are confident that his experience and dedication in the field of radiation oncology will have an immediate impact on the Cancer Center and the community we serve.”
About Therapy Associates, PC
Therapy Associates was founded by Al Korba, M.D. and Ali J. Razek, M.D. in June 1983 to deliver radiation and medical oncology services. Today, Evansville-based Therapy Associates has nine board-certified medical and radiation oncologists and a board-eligible medial oncologist. The practice provides advanced medical and radiation therapy services to communities at six freestanding cancer centers in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio. Therapy Associates has distinguished itself during the past 20 years as one of the premier radiation oncology groups in the nation with a proven record of excellence in clinical treatment, superiority in service delivery and technical acumen to develop new cancer treatment programs.
About Evansville Cancer Center.
Vantage Oncology’s Evansville Cancer Center currently offers pain and palliative services, diagnostic imaging, an on-site lab, cancer registry and a full-time psychologist. In addition, it offers High Dose Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy, an internationally recognized Gamma Med program and Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT). These advanced clinical treatment options permit precise targeting of radiation to a tumor, sparing critical normal organs, providing for better outcomes and fewer side effects for patients.
About Vantage Oncology, Inc.
Vantage Oncology, Inc. develops, acquires and operates state-of-the-art radiation oncology centers. El Segundo, Calif.-based Vantage Oncology is led by a seasoned management team, including Chief Executive Officer Michael Fiore, Chief Medical Officer Leslie Botnick, M.D., Chief Financial Officer Marshal Salomon and Chief Development Officer Mark Ahern. Vantage Oncology was created in response to the growing need among cancer patients, hospitals and physicians for accessible and advanced radiation treatment therapies and was funded by CCP Equity Partners, New Enterprise Associates, Versant Ventures and Salix Ventures.