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    Phillip M. Devlin, MD, FACR

    Phillip M. Devlin, MD, FACR
    Chief, Division of Brachytherapy
    Institute Physician

    Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School


    Cutaneous Oncology
    Radiation Oncology
    Pediatric Radiation Oncology

    Office phone: 617-732-6310
    Appointment phone: 617-732-4332
    Fax: 617-278-6988

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    Radiation Oncology

    Research Departments

    Medical Oncology

    Radiation Oncology


    Brachytherapy for all sites, Image-guided brachytherapy, Brachytherapy training, Cutaneous oncology

    Brigham and Women's Hospital
    75 Francis Street
    Boston, MA 02115


    Phillip Devlin, MD, FACR is Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at Harvard Medical School and Chief of the Division of Brachytherapy in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center.  He earned his medical degree at the University of Virginia School of Medicine in 1991 and completed his residency in Radiation Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania in 1995, followed by a specialized fellowship in brachytherapy at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in 1996.  Dr. Devlin joined the staff of Dana-Farber in 1997.In addition to lecturing extensively both nationally and internationally, Dr. Devlin established and directs the Harvard Medical School Annual Brachytherapy Review Course, has more than 50 published manuscripts and book chapters and is editor of the Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins’ text, Brachytherapy: Applications and Techniques.  Dr. Devlin is currently on the Executive Committees of both the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and the Massachusetts Radiological Society.  In 2008 he was named a Fellow of the American College of Radiology (FACR), and he is currently leading two funded studies as part of the ACR’s Quality Research in Radiation Oncology (QRRO) project.


    Board Certification
    Radiation Oncology

    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Brachytherapy, 1996

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Radiation Oncology, 1995
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Surgery

    Georgetown University Hospital, General Surgery, 1992

    Medical School
    University of Virginia School of Medicine, 1991

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