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Hospital Punta Pacifica


Panama City, Panama

Dr. Keith Britton, MD, Ph.D.

Dr. Keith Britton, MD, Ph.D.

Radiation Oncology Specialist
at Hospital Punta Pacifica
Speciality Radiation Oncology
Languages English, Japanese, Spanish
Graduated 2005 (16 years since graduation)
About Credentials:

Board Certification
Radiation Oncologist; Ministry of Health, Technical Council, Panama Rep. of PANAMA.

Licensure (s)
• Active
Radiation Oncology License, Panamanian Health Ministry, July 2005 to present. Medical Doctor License, Panamanian Health Ministry, July 1997to present.

• Inactive
Clinical / Research License, U. of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, 2005-2007. Medical / clinical license, Japanese Health Ministry, 2001-2005.

Training /Courses:
1- High Dose Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy for Prostate and Gynecological tumors. Oncologic Institute of Catalunya (ICO). Jul-Aug/2010, Barcelona, Spain.
2- Subregional course for treatment of main malignant tumors(Breast, lung, colon, Head and Neck, prostate
and gastric IAEA,). Nov. 9-13, Juan Dolio, Dominican Republic.
3- Special Radiation Treatment Procedures Course. Jun-Aug/2007, Houston, Texas, USA.
4- Prostate brachyterapy, seed implantation course, May/2007, Houston, Texas, USA.
5- Brachytherapy for Breast Cancer (Mammosite). Texas Cancer Clinic. Dec/2006, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
6- Image-guided based RadiationTherapy. Texas Cancer Clinic. Mar/2006, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
7- Workshop on IMRT treatment planning and dosimetry. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, departments of Radiation Physics and Radiation oncology. Jun/17-19/2004, New York, USA.
8- “Physics in IMRT” Division of Radiation Therapy Physics, Chiba Cancer Center. Nov/2003, Chiba, Tokyo, Japan.
9- Radiation protection and isotope management and safety course; radiological protection department,
Tohoku University, School of Medicine. Jul/2002, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan.
10- Practical course “High dose rate (HDR) Brachytherapy for cervical cancer”, Tohoku University School of Medicine. Mar/2001, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan.

Research Grants:
• Research proposal: “Image-guided Radiotherapy for Lung Cancer” American Association of Cancer Rese
Education Degree-Granting Education:

– The Univ. of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (UTMDACC), Houston, Texas, U.S.A.
Post-Doctoral fellow, Thoracic Radiation Oncology, 2005-2007.
– The University of Tohoku Hospital, Sendai, JAPAN.
Radiation Oncology Residency, Radiotherapy, 2001-2005.
Ph.D., Doctoral Degree, Image-guided Radiation Oncology, (IGRT), 2001-2005.

– Universidad Autonoma de CentroAmérica (U.A.C.A.), San José, COSTA RICA.
M.D., Medical Doctor, Cum Laude Probatus, 1991-1997.
– Changuinola Regional Hospital, Bocas Del Toro,PANAMA.
Medical internship 2nd yr., 1998-1999.
– Social Security Hospital, CHMCSS, Panama city, PANAMA.
– Medical Internship 1st yr., 1997-1998.
Memberships - American Association of Cancer Research (AACR). – 2006 to present.
- American Association of Physics in Medicine (AAPM). – 2006 to present.
- Association LAtinoAmericana de terapia Radiante (ALATRO). – 2005 to present
- Panamanian Oncology Society (SPO) – 2005 to present.
- American Cancer Society (ACS). – 2005.
- American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO). – 2003 to present.
- American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). – 2003 to present.
- Ibero-LatinoAmerican Radiation Oncologist Circle (CRILA). – 1995 to 2005.
- Japanese Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (JASTRO). – 2004 to present.
- Costa Rica’s College of Medicine and Surgery. 1997.
- National Medical Association (AMS), Panama. 1997.

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