Dr. Robert Brookland is a board-certified radiation oncologist who earned his medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Following his internal medicine residency, he completed his residency in radiation oncology at the University of Pennsylvania where he was an American Cancer Society Fellow and served as chief resident. After staff appointments in the Departments of Radiation Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania and the Fox Chase Cancer Center, Dr. Brookland relocated to Baltimore where he currently chairs the Department of Radiation Oncology at Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC) and works with patients at the Chesapeake Urology Prostate Center.
In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Brookland has served as Chairman of Professional Education for the American Cancer Society and Director of Continuing Medical Education at GBMC. He has also served as Principal Investigator for the RTOG (Radiation Therapy Oncology Group).
Other research interests include published papers in the areas of breast and genito-urinary cancers. He has been a guest lecturer at Towson University and has appeared on area TV stations, national cable programs including CNN, and many radio programs. Dr. Brookland has been a member of the Medical Advisory Committee for the Governor’s Cancer Commission, Maryland Board of Physician Quality Assurance, and Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
He served as Chairman of the Board for the American Cancer Society divisions in Maryland, Mid-Atlantic and South Atlantic and has testified in Annapolis for tobacco control legislation and mammography coverage. Dr. Brookland has been a member of the Baltimore County Medical Association Board of Governors, and chaired its Peer Review Committee.