Robert A. Zlotecki, MD, PhD

Robert A. Zlotecki, MD, PhD Physician Department of Radiation Oncology University of FloridaProfessor, Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, and Medical Director






Research Interests

  • Soft-tissue sarcomas
  • Genitourinary cancers
  • Gastrointestinal tract cancers
  • Lung cancers
  • Image-guided and stereotactic body radiation therapy
  • Selective radiation therapy for liver cancers  (RadioEmbolization)



1988 MD (Medicine) University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
1986 PhD (Pharmacology) University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
1980 BS (Pharmacy) University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


Professional Appointments

2009-present Associate Professor, Joint Appointment, Department of Urology, University of Florida
1998-present Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida
1993-1998 Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida
1998-present Director of Brachytherapy Services, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida
1995-1999 Assistant Residency Program Director, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida
1994-present Faculty Advisor/Mentor Program for Medical Students, University of Florida


Professional Memberships

  • American Society for Radiation Oncology
  • American College of Radiology
  • Connective Tissue Oncology Society
  • Connective Tissue Oncology Society


Awards and Honors

2005-2007 Best Doctors in America Recognition
2000 Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology Teacher of the Year Award
1994 DSR New Faculty Award, High Dose Rate (HDR) Endobronchial Brachytherapy in the Management of Obstructive Lung Tumors
1994 DSR Faculty Award, SR-89 as an Adjuvant to External Beam Radiotherapy for the Treatment of Diffuse Metastases
1991-1992 American Cancer Society Research Fellowship
1985 UpJohn Fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology



Dr. Zlotecki’s publications can be found at the following public database: My NCBI Bibliography (Robert A. Zlotecki, MD, 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.



Annual Research Seminar

The seminar has three concurrent programs for radiation therapy, oncology nursing, and radiation oncology.



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