Reno CyberKnife announced that board-certified radiation oncologist Garth W. Tormoen, M.D., Ph.D. has joined their cancer care treatment team.
Dr. Tormoen received his Bachelor of Science in Materials Science & Engineering from Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Michigan, and his medical doctorate and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon. He completed his internship in internal medicine at Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, Oregon, and his radiation oncology residency at Oregon Health & Science University.
Dr. Tormoen has been awarded numerous honors, has been the Principal Investigator and Co-Principal Investigator on numerous research grants, and has authored over thirty publications in peer-reviewed publications.
He is a member of several professional societies including the American College of Radiology (ACR), the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC), the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), and the Radiosurgery Society (RSS).
As their physician, patients of Dr. Tormoen can expect him to be honest and compassionate, to listen to their questions and concerns, and to be treated with dignity and respect. They should expect to have a clear understanding of their diagnosis and treatment recommendations and a personalized treatment plan that incorporates their own strengths and values, in addition to the latest advancements in radiation therapy. Dr. Tormoen sees trust and honesty as the most important factor in a physician/patient relationship. He feels that it is important that he knows what concerns and challenges his patients are facing, and his patients need to know that he is working on their behalf to improve their well-being.
In his spare time Dr. Tormoen enjoys hiking and biking in the Sierras, fishing in the Truckee River, and exploring the greater Reno-Tahoe area with his family. He also loves to play golf, cook (especially Texas-style barbecue), and is an avid fan of the Green Bay Packers.
Dr. Tormoen is currently accepting new patients. To learn more about him, or any of the staff at Reno CyberKnife, please click here.