Robert Wollman

Robert Wollman, M.D.

  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Medical Director, Radiation Oncology, Providence Saint John’s Health Center
  • Radiation Oncologist

Robert Wollman, M.D.

Clinical Specialties
  • Radiation Oncology
Areas of Expertise
  • Radiotherapy including IMRT and Superficial Photons/Electrons
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery/Radiotherapy (Body, and CNS)
  • Cancers of the Prostate, Bladder, Lung, Breast, Brain, Spine , Head and Neck, Skin, Soft tissues, Gynecologic sites
  • Partial Breast Irradiation
I feel like I am in very skilled and caring hands with him.” - Patient

Robert Wollman, M.D., brings more than a quarter century of experience to City of Hope.

A board certified radiation oncologist, Dr. Wollman specializes in all cancers that require radiation therapy and he is experienced in the latest systems and equipment. These systems include image-guided, intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IG-IMRT), stereotactic radiosurgery/radiotherapy (SRS/SRT), stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), and partial breast irradiation (PBI).

A Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha member, Dr. Wollman received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine, and continued his training at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center and the renowned Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Dr. Wollman has published numerous articles on treatment of breast cancer and prostate cancer, and he lectures frequently to medical and local community groups.
 
  • 2018 - present, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 1998 - present, Medical Director, Radiation Oncology, Providence Saint John’s Health Center, John Wayne Cancer Institute, Santa Monica, CA

Affiliate Location
 
Providence Saint John’s Health Center
John Wayne Cancer Institute
2121 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
310-829-8913

Degrees

  • 1989, M.D., New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
  • 1985, B.A., Biology, State University of New York, Binghamton, NY

Residency

  • 1993 - 1994, Chief Resident, Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • 1991 - 1993, Resident, Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • 1990 - 1991, Research Resident, Radiobiology Lab, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • 1989 - 1990, House Officer, Internal Medicine, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY
  • 1995, American Board of Radiology
Abstracts
 
  • Tao ML, Wollman RC, Rose CM, Ketting CH, Green GA, Ellerbroek NA, McCloskey SA. Quality of Life (QOL) Outcomes after Three-Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy (3D-CRT) and Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) for Localized Prostate Cancer. Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 63 (Supp.2), 2005.
  • McCloskey S, Wollman R, Rose C, Ketting C, Green G, Ellerbroek N, Tao M. Quality of Life (QOL) After Three-Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy (3-D CRT) and Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) for Localized Prostate Cancer. Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 63 (Supp.1), 2005.
  • Wollman R, Yahalom J, Maxy R, Pinto J, Fuks Z. The Effect of Epidermal Growth Factor on the Growth and Radiation Sensitivity of Human Breast Cancer Cells in vitro.  Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 24 (Supp.1), 1992.
  • Yahalom J, Maxy R, Wollman R, Pinto J, Fuks Z. Modulation of the Radiosensitivity of Human Breast Cancer Cells by Estradiol, Insulin, Tamoxifen, and Epidermal Growth Factor. Proc. AACR, 1992.
  • Yahalom J, Wollman R, Pinto J, Gentile M, Fuks Z. Effects of Hormonal Deprivation or Stimulation on the Radiosensitivity of Human Breast Cancer Cells. Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 21(Supp.1), 1991.
  • Yahalom J, Wollman R, Pinto J, Gentile M, Fuks Z. Modulation of the Radiosensitivity of Human Breast Cancer Cells by Estradiol, Insulin and EGF. Proceedings of the 14th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, San Antonio, TX, 1991.
Scientific Papers
 
  • Multimarker Circulating DNA Assay for Assessing Blood of Prostate Cancer Patients. Sunami E, Shinozaki M, Higano CS, Wollman R, Dorff TB, Tucker SJ, Martinez SR, Singer FR, Hoon DS. Clin Chem. 2009 Jan 8. (Epub ahead of print)
  • McCloskey S, Ellerbroek N, McCarthy L, Malcolm A, Tao M, Wollman R, Rose C. Treatment Outcomes of Three-Dimensional Conformal Radiotherapy for Localized Prostate Carcinoma: A Large Community-Based Experience.  CANCER, December 1, 2004, Volume 101, Number 11, 2694-2700
  • Wollman R, Yahalom J, Maxy R, Pinto J, Fuks Z. Effect of Epidermal Growth Factor on the Growth and Radiation Sensitivity of Human Breast Cancer Cells in vitro. Int. J. Radiation Oncology Biol. Phys., 30:(1) 91-98, 1994.
Textbooks
 
  • Morton DL, Essner R, Kirkwood JM, Wollman RC. Malignant Melanoma. In Cancer Medicine 7, Kufe, Donald W. et al, BC Decker Inc., Ontario Canada, 2005
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