SwedishAmerican’s New Radiation Oncologist

SwedishAmerican Introduces New Radiation Oncologist

Ben Durkee, MD, PhD

SwedishAmerican Regional Cancer Center is pleased to introduce its newest Radiation Oncologist Dr. Ben Durkee, MD, PhD.

Dr. Durkee is a member of the American Society for Radiation Oncology and is board eligible in radiation oncology. He has a special interest in stereotactic radiotherapy/radiosurgery and in women’s health and oncology. Dr. Durkee has won multiple awards for his clinical research, including Best of Journal of Clinical Oncology (JCO) 2016.

Dr. Durkee received his medical degree from University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison. He completed his residency in radiation oncology at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. Additionally, he obtained his PhD in medical physics from the University of Wisconsin in 2009.

For more information on SwedishAmerican’s Regional Cancer Center Radiation Oncology, please call (779) 696-9376.

About SwedishAmerican

A division of UW Health, SwedishAmerican is dedicated to providing excellence in healthcare and compassionate care to the community. The organization serves residents of 12 counties in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin through a dedicated and caring staff, a major acute care hospital and a free-standing outpatient cancer center in Rockford, a medical center in Belvidere, a network of 30 primary care and multi-specialty clinics and the region’s largest home healthcare agency. Additionally, SwedishAmerican has achieved Magnet® recognition as a reflection of its nursing professionalism, teamwork and superiority in patient care.