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John Fiveash, MD

Radiation Oncologist

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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. John Fiveash graduated the medical school from Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine and did his internship at the Memorial Medical Center. He completed his residency program at Medical College of Georgia and his fellowship at University of Michigan Medical Center. Dr. Fiveash is both specialized and board certified in Radiation Oncology. He has been in practice for more than 20 years and is affiliated with Birmingham VA Medical Center and University of Alabama Hospital. During his career, he has also contributed to several publications of medical interest.

  • Education & Training


    Medical College of Georgia, 1993

    Medical School


    Memorial Medical Center, Savannah, GA 1993-1994



    Medical College of GA, Radiation Oncology, 1994-1997



    University of Michigan Medical Center, 1997-1998


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Radiology - Diagnostic Radiology

  • Hospital & Practice

    Birmingham VA Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (205) 933-8101

    700 South 19th Street

    Birmingham, Alabama 35233

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    UAB Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (205) 934-3411

    1802 6th Ave S

    Birmingham, Alabama 35233

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. John Fiveash has contributed to 3 publications.

    Radiation therapy for glioblastoma: Executive summary of an American Society for Radiation Oncology Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline.

    Cabrera, A. R.,Kirkpatrick, J. P.,Fiveash, J. B.,Shih, H. A.,Koay, E. J.,Lutz, S.,Petit, J.,Chao, S. T.,Brown, P. D.,Vogelbaum, M.,Reardon, D. A.,Chakravarti, A.,Wen, ...; Pract Radiat Oncol. 2016 May 24.

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    In Reply: Volumetric Arc Therapy (RapidArc) vs Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Multiple Brain Metastases.

    Thomas, E. M.,Popple, R. A.,Markert, J. M.,Fiveash, J. B.; Neurosurgery. 2015 Jan 27.

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    Cognitive predictors of understanding treatment decisions in patients with newly diagnosed brain metastasis.

    Gerstenecker, A.,Meneses, K.,Duff, K.,Fiveash, J. B.,Marson, D. C.,Triebel, K. L.; Cancer. 2015 Mar 05.

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