Biography & Education

Biography

"By providing every patient with clear and concise information, we can make decisions together regarding his or her care. With this approach, we individualize treatment not only to the size and location of the tumor, but also to each persons unique goals and expectations."

Dr. Gannett graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine. He completed his residency in radiation oncology at the University of Arizona and later became an Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan. Dr. Gannett brings several honors and awards to The Oregon Clinic - Radiation Oncology, including the American Radium Society Visiting Oncologist Award for Head and Neck Cancer from the University of Florida and the ACRO Fellowship in Gynecologic Radiotherapy from the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Dr. Gannett was also awarded a Research Fellowship from the American Society of Radiation Oncology for the study of a specific type of brain tumor and its response to radiation therapy. His areas of focus include brain tumors, breast cancer, prostate cancer, and esophageal cancer. Dr. Gannett is also the Oregon representative to the Carrier Advisory Committee for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and a manuscript reviewer for the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physics (the Red Journal) and for Diseases of the Esophagus. Dr. Gannett enjoys traveling, hiking, snowshoeing, bocce, and curling.

Areas of expertise

Benign and Malignant Diseases of the Central Nervous System, Breast Cancer (including Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation), Image Guided Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IGRT/IMRT), Prostate Cancer, Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery, and Esophageal Cancer

Education
  • B.S., Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1988
  • M.D., University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, 1988-1992
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 1992-1993
  • Residency, Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 1993-1997
  • Assistant Professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1997-1998
Languages
  • English

Care Locations

The Oregon Clinic-Radiation Oncology, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
9205 SW Barnes Road
Lower Level
Portland, OR 97225
Fax 503-216-2196

Specialties