Michele Nedelka, M.D.

Dr Nedelka (Full)

 

Radiation Oncologist

 

EDUCATION:

Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA

M.D. Doctor of Medicine

 

CCBC Essex, Baltimore, MD

PA-C, Physician Assistant Certification

 

Hood College, Frederick, MD

B.A. Biology

 

POST GRADUATE MEDICAL TRAINING:

Massey Cancer Center Department of Radiation Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University

Residency (PGY-2 to PGY-5)

 

Eastern Virginia Medical School

Preliminary Internship (PGY-1)

 

LEADERSHIP  EDUCATION:

Claude Moore Physician Leadership Institute, Medical Society of Virginia Foundation

Institute Fellow

 

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy

Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy

Conformal External Beam Radiation Therapy

Radionuclide Treatment:

     I-131, Radiolabeled monoclonal antibodies, Therasphere administration

Pinnacle Treatment Planning Software

Respiratory Gating and Active Breathing Control

Image Guided Radiotherapy:

     Trilogy, Calypso, and Exact-Trac Image Guidance

Intracranial and Extracranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery

     Brainlab Linac Based Stereotactic Radiation Treatment Planning

Interstitial and Intracavitary Brachytherapy

 

 

PROFESSIONAL  EXPERIENCE:

Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant, Chesapeake General Hospital, 2000-2006

 

AWARDS/ HONOR SOCIETIES

Medical Society of Virginia Foundation Salute to Service Award, 2008

EVMS Mason C. Andrews Citizen Scholar Award, 2008

Alpha Omega Alpha, 2007

AAPA Foundation Scholarship, 1998

Beta Beta Beta National Biology Honor Society, 1995

Mortar Board National Honor Society, 1995

Beneficial Hodson Award for Academic Excellence, 1994

 

PROFESSIONAL  MEMBERSHIPS:

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO)

American Board of Radiology (ABR)

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

American Medical Association (AMA)

American Medical Association Political Action Committee Capitol Club

Medical Society of Virginia

Medical Society of Virginia Political Action Committee

Medical Society of Virginia Foundation

Norfolk Academy of Medicine

Richmond Academy of Medicine

 

PUBLICATIONS:

M. Orton, M. Chang, D. Moghanaki, M. Nedelka, K. Neiderer, N. Roman, J. Schuster, A. Urdaneta, R. Vera, E. Weiss. Contour Variability and the Effect of Physician Training During Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) Planning for Lung Cancer. Submitted.

M. Nedelka, S. Wu, A. Pai-Panandiker. Impact of Time to Treatment for Pediatric Patients with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma. In process.

M. Zelefsky, Y. Yamada, M. Kollmeier, A. Shippy, M. Nedelka.  Long-Term Outcome Following Three-Dimensional Conformal/Intensity-Modulated External-Beam Radiotherapy for Clinical Stage T3 Prostate Cancer. European Urology, Volume 53, Issue 6, Pages 1172-1179
M. Zelefsky, M. Nedelka, Z. Arican, Y. Yamada, G. Cohen, A. Shippy, J. Park, M. Zaider.  Combined brachytherapy with external beam radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer: Reduced morbidity with an intraoperative brachytherapy planning technique and supplemental intensity-modulated radiation therapy. Brachytherapy, Volume 7, Issue 1, Page 1

CURRENT RESEARCH:

Impact of Time to Treatment for Pediatric Patients with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma. Assessing treatment outcomes based on time from diagnosis to initiation of radiotherapy for pediatric diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas. 

 

Radiotherapy for Early Stage Palmar and Plantar Fibromatosis.  Retrospective review of treatment outcomes for patients treated with radiotherapy for Dupuytren’s disease and Morbus Ledderhose disease.