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John P. Kirkpatrick

Professor of Radiation Oncology
Radiation Oncology
DUMC Box 3085, Durham, NC 27710
Department of Radiation Oncology, Durham, NC 27710


Malignant and benign tumors of the brain, spine and base of skull. Mathematical modelling of tumor metabolism, mass transfer and the response to ionizing radiation. Enhancing clinical outcome in stereotactic radiosurgery, fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy and stereotactic body radiotherapy.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor of Radiation Oncology · 2018 - Present Radiation Oncology, Clinical Science Departments
Professor in Neurosurgery · 2018 - Present Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute · 2000 - Present Duke Cancer Institute, Institutes and Centers

Education, Training & Certifications

University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio · 1999 M.D.
Rice University · 1978 Ph.D.