Cancer Care Centers Welcomes Dr. Rahul Chopra
By Space Coast Daily // March 5, 2012
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – In its continued efforts to provide Brevard County residents access to highly trained cancer specialists, Cancer Care Centers of Brevard (CCCB) recently announced that Rahul Chopra, M.D. has joined its team of radiology oncology experts at its state-of-the-art cancer centers.
He is board certified in Radiation Oncology by the American Board of Radiology and specializes in the treatment of breast, prostate, head and neck, and gynecologic cancers.
Dr. Chopra is highly trained in using 3-D treatment planning;Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT); Image-Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT); Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS); Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT); High Dose Rate (HDR) and Low Dose Rate (LDR) Brachytherapy; and the CyberKnife® Radiosurgery System.
“I am very excited to join CCCB because of its outstanding reputation for delivering high quality cancer care,” said Dr. Chopra, a native Floridian.
“By providing its physicians and patients access to today’s most advanced radiation treatments, such as the CyberKnife, CCCB has become the gold standard for cancer care centers and I am proud to be the newest member of its team.”
Dr. Chopra is an active member in major national organizations including the American Society for Radiation Oncology, American Brachytherapy Society, American College of Radiation Oncology, and the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin and Brevard Indo-American Medical and Dental Association.
Dr. Chopra earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville.
He completed an internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, PA and his residency in Radiation Oncology at the State University of New York, Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY.
“Dr. Chopra’s passion and tireless dedication to his craft are what make him so special,” said Dr. Ravi Shankar, medical director of CCCB.
“We are excited to provide our patients yet another outstanding cancer specialist who shares our vision of delivering compassionate and innovative cancer care.”