Dr. Roy H. Decker – Mesothelioma Doctor – Assistant Professor of Therapeutic Radiology

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Yale University School of Medicine, Yale Therapeutic Radiology

15 York Street

Hunter Building, 1st Floor

New Haven, Connecticut 06504

Phone: 203.737.2758

Fax: 203.785.4622

Email Address: roy.decker@yale.edu

Dr. Roy H. Decker is an Assistant Professor of Therapeutic Radiology at the Yale University School of Medicine. His specialty is Radiation Oncology. He also has offices at Yale-New Haven Shoreline Medical Center (111 Goose Lane, Guilford, CT, Phone: 203.453.7170, Fax: 203.453.7210) as well as at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital Community Cancer Center in New London, Connecticut (365 Montauk Avenue Community Cancer Center, New London, CT, Phone: 860.444.3744, Fax: 860.437.0053).

Dr. Decker’s clinical interests cover many areas of cancer treatment. His clinical interests include: head cancer, neck cancer, lung cancer, and prostate cancer. His clinical interests also include: body stereotactic radiosurgery, brachytherapy and image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) as well as image-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT). Dr. Decker’s research interests are in the areas of thoracic oncology, prostate cancer, head cancer, and neck cancer.

Dr. Decker received his Bachelor of Science (B.S.) from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. He received his Medical Degree (M.D., PhD) from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine Medical College in 2002. He completed his Internship in Internal Medicine at the Medical College of Virginia Hospital. Dr. Decker completed his Residency in Therapeutic Radiology at Yale-New Haven Hospital from 2003-2007. In addition, he was Auditor, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program.

Dr. Decker has several written works to his credit, published between 1992 and the present and throughout his academic and professional career, Dr. Decker received several awards and honors. He received the Travel Award from the American Radium Society in 2007. Also in 2007, Dr. Decker received the Resident/Fellow Research Award, awarded by the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). The Radiological Society of North America consists of more than 40,000 members including medical imaging professionals such as radiologists, radiation oncologists, medical physicists, and allied scientists. Founded in 1915, this professional membership society is “committed to excellence in patient care through education and research.” RSNA publishes two well-respected peer-reviewed journals, hosts the world’s largest annual radiology meeting, offers opportunities to earn continuing medical education (CME), and provides research and education grants to young investigators.

2007 was a good year for Dr. Decker. In addition to receiving the Travel Award from the American Radium Society and the Resident/Fellow Research Award awarded by the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in 2007, that same year he was also appointed to his current position as Assistant Professor of Therapeutic Radiology at Yale School of Medicine Department of Therapeutic Radiology.