A Message from our Medical Director | TGH Radiation Oncology Program

A Message from our Medical Director

I am delighted to welcome you to the Department of Radiation Oncology at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and the Tampa General Hospital Cancer Institute. Our mission is clear: to improve the lives of patients in our community diagnosed with cancer by providing cutting edge, personalized and compassionate cancer care.

Our team of nationally recognized expert physicians and researchers are the heart and soul of our Department. Our faculty are committed to advancing cancer care and treatment utilizing contemporary evidence-based practices along with access to the latest clinical trial treatment options to ensure the best possible outcomes. We are proud to have these dedicated professionals by your side, ensuring you receive the best care possible. Our physician experts are supported by a multi-disciplinary team of specialists including nutritionists, psychologists, geneticists, supportive care specialists, nurse navigators, and others. We believe in treating not just the disease but the whole person by offering support, guidance, and resources to enhance your quality of life throughout your cancer journey.

Our talented team of physicians are complemented by cutting-edge technologies, such as CyberKnife, TrueBeam, Halcyon, Identify and very soon proton therapy, which allow us to tailor radiation treatments to your unique cancer and personal needs. From state-of-the-art radiation therapies, such as stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), high and low dose brachytherapy (HDR/LDR), partial breast irradiation (PBI), total skin electron therapy (TSET) and others to cutting-edge research, we are continually pushing the boundaries of what's possible in cancer care. We have an unwavering commitment to innovation.

As you explore the resources on our website, you'll find a wealth of information about our services, our patients’ experiences, and our groundbreaking research. We're here to empower you with knowledge and hope, so you can make informed decisions about your treatment and take control of your future.

Thank you for considering the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Tampa General Hospital Cancer Institute for your care. We invite you to reach out to us with any questions or to schedule a consultation. Together, we can embark on a path toward healing, recovery, and a brighter tomorrow.

Richard Tuli, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair, Dept. of Radiation Oncology
USF Health Morsani College of Medicine

Medical Director, Radiation Oncology
Deputy Director, Cancer Institute
Tampa General Hospital