Dr. Craig W. Stevens – Mesothelioma Doctor – Division Chief, Radiation Oncology

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H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
12902 Magnolia Drive
Tampa, Florida 33612
Phone: 813.745.8424
Email Address: canceranswers@moffitt.usf.edu

Dr. Craig W. Stevens is the Division Chief of Radiation Oncology at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, Florida. His department/program affiliations include: Thoracic Oncology, Experimental Therapeutics, and Radiation Oncology. His clinical research focuses on cancers of the chest, particularly pleural mesothelioma and lung cancer, where he is “pioneering the use of post-operative Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT),” as well as lung tumor hypoxia, lung tumor radiation treatment planning, and DNA repair.

Dr. Stevens received his B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge in 1981. He received his Ph.D. in Tumor Biology from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois in 1987. Dr. Stevens continued at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, Illinois , where he received his M.D. in 1988. He completed his Internship in Washington, D.C. at Georgetown University Hospital from 1988-1989 and his Residency in Radiation Oncology, also at Georgetown University Hospital , from 1989-1993.

Dr. Stevens received the Owen L. Coon Research Scholarship at Northwestern University School of Medicine in 1983; the Nellie Fox Research Scholarship at Northwestern University School of Medicine in 1984, and the ASTRO Research Fellow, Georgetown University Hospital , in 1991. In 1994, Dr. Stevens received the RSNA Research and Education Fund Award, and in 1995 he received the American Cancer Society Career Development Award.

Throughout his professional medical career, Dr. Stevens has been a member of numerous organizations and editorial teams. From 1995-1996 he was a Panel Member on the National Institute of Dental Research Special Emphasis Panel, Oral Cancer Research Center Review, and he was Associate Editor for OncoLink cancer database. From 1997-1998, Dr. Stevens was on the Gynecology Committee of the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group, and in 1999 he was Visiting Professor at the University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, and Abstract Reviewer for the Japan/U.S. Cancer Therapy Symposium.

Dr. Stevens is currently Panel Member of the Bracco Oncology Advisory Panel and he is on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physics. Dr. Stevens is Associate Editor of the Radiobiological Practice Examination for Residents in Radiation Oncology and he is on the Lung Committee for the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (TRP). He is also a reviewer for the Cancer Journal.

Dr. Stevens is currently a principal investigator on three clinical protocols, in each of the following three areas: pleural mesothelioma, lung tumor hypoxia, and lung tumor radiation treatment planning.