Dr. Kaitlin Christopherson is a board-certified radiation oncologist with the Center for Advanced Radiation Therapy at the Orlando Health Cancer Institute.
She is skilled in advanced radiation techniques, including volumetric modulated arc therapy, image guided radiotherapy, total body radiation, total skin radiation, stereotactic body radiotherapy and proton therapy.
Dr. Christopherson specializes in treating the following types of cancer:
- Head and neck cancer
- Skin cancer
- Lymphoma, leukemia and myeloma
- Kidney cancer
- Prostate cancer
- Bladder cancer
Dr. Christopherson’s Training
Dr. Christopherson earned her medical degree, with honors in research, and her bachelor’s degree in integrative biology, both from the University of Florida in Gainesville. She completed her residency in radiation oncology at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. During her residency, she was recognized for outstanding and compassionate clinical care and received the Mary Fletcher Memorial Award.
About Dr. Christopherson
Dr. Christopherson works hand-in-hand with each patient’s care team to develop a targeted, individualized treatment plan. She has a special interest in patient education, shared decision-making and clinical quality improvement. Dr. Christopherson has published research in radiation oncology on topics including head and neck cancer outcomes, specialized radiation techniques for lymphoma, breast cancer outcomes, and toxicities for patients with gastrointestinal malignancies. She is a member of the American Society for Radiation Oncology.