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Christine F. Lauro, MD

Radiation Oncology

About

Academic Appointment:

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology

Gender

Female

Contact Info

Primary Location

University Radiation Oncology
1924 Alcoa Hwy, Box 106, Ste 130
Knoxville, TN 37920
Phone: (865) 305-9040
Fax: (865) 305-6118

Honors, Societies & Professional Organizations

Honors:
  • Chief Resident, University of Colorado Department of Radiation Oncology, 2013-2014
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 2009
  • Graduated with honors in Economics, Duke University, 2005
  • Captain of the Women’s Rowing Team, Duke University, 2004-2005
Organizations:
  • American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology
  • Radiosurgery Society
  • Society for Women in Radiation Oncology

Background

Personal Interests:

I am honored to be a member of the UT Cancer Institute. When I arrived here, it became immediately obvious that every physician and team member at UT are committed to providing excellence in the comprehensive oncologic treatment of every patient. When I first meet a patient, I believe in educating the individual and their family member(s) on their diagnostic and treatment history thus far. I then apply that context to explain possible treatment options moving forward. I believe that patients are empowered by their knowledge and involvement in the medical decision making process, and this allows patients to fully invest in the treatment plan and realize best possible treatment outcomes. Quite simply, I care. I strive for the best cancer-related outcomes for each patient. In my time outside of the Cancer Institute, I love living in East Tennessee and exploring the Smoky Mountains with my husband and two children.

Education & Training

Schools:
  • Rutgers – New Jersey Medical School
  • Duke University
Residencies:
  • University of Colorado
  • University of Hawaii – Internal Medicine Preliminary Intern
Certifications:
  • American Board of Radiology (ABR) Certification in Radiation Oncology

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