Darren L. Kahler, PhD

Darren L. Kahler, PhDAssociate Professor and Clinical and Research Physicist







Research Interests

  • Image-guided radiation therapy
  • Intensity-modulated radiation therapy
  • Quality assurance development and improvement
  • Treatment planning development and optimization
  • Dosimetry device characterization


1991 PhD (Physics) Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX
1985 BS (Physics) Washburn University, Topeka, KS
1981 AA (Computer Science) Washburn University, Topeka, KS

Professional Appointments

2006-present Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida
1998-2006 Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida
1994-1998 Instructor, St. Louis University

Professional Memberships

1993-present American Association of Physicists in Medicine
2005-present American Society for Radiation Oncology
1992-present Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society

Awards and Honors

Jul 1991 Awarded N.S.F. grant to present, “Coincident Emission of Two Photons in Electron-Atom Collisions, Radiative Inner-Shell Ionization and Double Bremsstrahlung”, ICPEAC, Brisbane, Australia


Dr. Kahler’s publications can be found at the following public database: My NCBI Bibliography (Darren L. Kahler, PhD).


U.S. News and World Report

Nationally ranked in 6 adult specialties and 6 pediatric specialties and rated high performing in 4 adult specialties and 5 procedures and conditions.