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Sara A. Medek, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Radiation Oncology | College of Medicine

  • Residency: University of Cincinnati Medical Center
  • Internship: The Christ Hospital
  • Medical Degree: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (Medicine)
  • Master's Degree: University of Cincinnati (Physiology)
  • Bachelor's Degree: University of Notre Dame (Chemical Engineering)
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Radiology (Radiation Oncology) (Certification Date: 2021-05-19)


Radiation Oncology

Contact Information

Clinical Interests

Malignant Melanoma

Radiation Oncology

Thyroid Cancer


Adenosquamous Carcinoma

Adrenal Cancer

Adrenal Cortex Cancers

Adrenal Gland Cancers

Adrenal Rest Tumor

Adrenal Tumors

Adrenocortical Adenoma

Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer

BRCA1 Genes

BRCA2 Genes

Breast Cancer


Conjunctival Cancers

Conjunctival Lymphoma

Conjunctival Melanoma

Conjunctival Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Ductal Breast Carcinoma

Ductal Carcinoma

Ear Canal Masses

Ear Cancer

Endocrine Cancers

Endometrial Cancer

Endometrial Stromal Sarcoma


Extra Ophthalmic Primary Cancer Metastatic to the Eye

Eye Cancer

Eyelid Cancers

Follicular Thyroid Cancer

Gingival Cancers

Head and Neck Cancer

Hurthle Cell Thyroid Cancer

Hypopharyngeal Cancers

Inflammatory Breast Cancer

Intraductal Carcinoma

Intraductal Noninfiltrating Carcinoma

Intraocular melanoma (Eye melanoma)

Invasive (Infiltrating) Ductal Carcinoma (IDC)

Invasive (Infiltrating) Lobular Carcinoma (ILC)

Jaw Cancers

Laryngeal Cancer

Lip Cancer

Lobular Carcinoma in situ (LCIS)

Lobular Neoplasia

Lymphedema after Breast Cancer

Male Breast Cancer

Mandible Tumors

Medullary Carcinoma

Medullary Thyroid Cancer

Merkel Cell Carcinoma

Metaplastic Carcinoma

Metastasis Cancers

Metastatic Breast Cancer

Mucinous Adenocarcinoma

Mucinous Carcinoma

Mucinous Cystic Neoplasm

Nasal and Paranasal Tumors

Nasal Masses

Nasal Obstruction

Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

Nasopharyngeal Disease

Neck Masses

Neck Pain


Nose and Sinus Cavity Cancer

Oral Cancer

Oral Leukoplakia

Oropharyngeal Cancer

Otorhinolaryngeal Cancer

Palatal Cancers

Papillary Carcinoma

Papillary Thyroid Cancer


Parathyroid Cancer

Parotid Cancers

Retinal Cancers


Thoracic Cancer

Thymic Carcinoma


Thymus Cancer

Thyroid Nodules

Tongue Disease

Tongue-tie (Ankyloglossia)

Tonic Pupil

Tonic Seizures

Tonic-Clonic Seizure (Grand mal seizure)

Tonsillar Cancers


Tracheal Tumors

Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Tubular Carcinoma

Upper Jaw Cancers

Uveal Cancers

Uveal Lymphoma

Vitreoretinal Lymphoma

Vocal Cord Cancer

Vocal Fold Carcinoma In Situ

Peer Reviewed Publications

Medek, Sara; Correa, Zelia M; Huth, Brad; Takiar, Vinita 2023. Early treatment and toxicity outcomes for small posterior uveal melanomas treated using custom loaded eye plaques. Frontiers in medicine, 10 , 1055141

Nelson, Bailey; Medek, Sara; Kharofa, Jordan; Struve, Timothy; Barrett, William 2020. The Impact of a Multidisciplinary Third-Year Oncology Elective Rotation on Decisions to Pursue Oncologic Careers and Oncology Exposure. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics, 108 4, 886-890

Medek, Sara; De, Brian; Pater, Luke; Breneman, John; Mahajan, Anita; Wolden, Suzanne; Vatner, Ralph E 2019. Practice patterns among radiation oncologists treating pediatric patients with proton craniospinal irradiation. Practical radiation oncology, ,