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Headshot of Dr. John Fiveash, MD (Professor/Vice Chairman, Radiation Oncology) in white medical coat, September 2023.

Senior Vice Chair 
Robert Y. Kim Outstanding Educator Endowed Chair

Areas of Interest:
Central Nervous System (CNS), Proton Therapy

Physical Address
Hazelrig Salter Radiation Oncology Center
1700 6th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233

Administrative Contact
Helen Smith

Research Interests

"My research interests include clinical trials of novel therapeutics in combination with radiation therapy particularly in the treatment of brain and prostate tumors. In addition, I have been very involved in treatment planning research and education for IMRT and IGRT. As residency director, I have established online educational opportunities for residents and students to better enable more efficient learning."

Education and Postdoctoral Training

B.S. University of Georgia, 1989
M.D. Medical College of Georgia, 1993
Internship – Memorial Medical Center, Savannah, GA 1993-1994
Residency – Medical College of GA, Radiation Oncology, 1994-1997
Fellowship – University of Michigan Medical Center, 1997-1998

Awards / Honors

Robert Y. Kim Outstanding Educator Endowed Chair