AboutA Comprehensive Approach to Cancer Care
We at the Cancer Center of South Tampa believe in a comprehensive approach to cancer care that requires not only the highest level of technical excellence but also a personal atmosphere and positive environment. We hold ourselves to the highest standards of professionalism and compassion and treat every patient with respect, importance, and dignity. To us, the most meaningful parts of this vocation are the lasting bonds formed during these very difficult times.
Dr. Alexander Engelman, M.D.
Board Certified Radiation Oncologist Diplomat of the American Board of RadiologyDr. Engelman, a native of Tampa, is a Radiation Oncologist with experience in treating all cancer sites. He is board certified in Radiation Oncology and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Radiology. Dr. Engelman received his medical training at Georgetown University School of Medicine where he served as the chair of both the Student Medical Education Committee and the Professionalism Committee. During his tenure at Georgetown he received the Cura Personalis Outstanding Service award and the Eisenberg Humanities Dahlgren Memorial READ Award. He also obtained a Master’s Degree in Physiology and Biophysics from Georgetown and completed his Internship in Internal Medicine at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital. For his residency training, Dr. Engelman attended the University of Maryland Medical Center and the Maryland Proton Treatment Center, with additional time at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. He has experience with external beam radiotherapy, LDR and HDR brachytherapy, partial breast irradiation, Gamma Knife and CyberKnife radiosurgery, and stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT). He is one of few radiation oncologists to receive dedicated training in proton therapy in Tampa Bay. Before joining the Cancer Center of South Tampa, Dr. Engelman was proud to serve our nation’s veterans at the CW Bill Young Bay Pines VA. Dr. Engelman and his team view cancer care as a calling and believe in a comprehensive approach that requires not only the highest level of technical excellence but also a personal atmosphere and positive environment. At the Cancer Center of South Tampa, every patient will be treated with importance and receive thoughtful, individualized care from Dr. Engelman and his team. We encourage patients and their caregivers to engage their optimism, spirit, and community in the fight against cancer.