Meet Our Team of CyberKnife Cancer Specialists
The CyberKnife team at Southeast Georgia Health System consists of oncologists,
radiologists, and cancer doctors and specialists who have been specially
trained in the use of CyberKnife technology. Our radiation oncologists
work in partnership with a physicist, dosimetrist, a nurse navigator and
two CyberKnife therapists to map out your specific plan of care, and to
make you as comfortable as possible during treatment.
Questions about CyberKnife treatment options?
Call our CyberKnife nurse navigator at
1-800-537-5142 ext. 5149.
Timothy A. Jamieson, M.D., Ph.D., Radiation Oncologist
Dr. Jamieson is the medical director of the CyberKnife program. A board-certified
radiation oncologist and trained CyberKnife specialist, he previously
directed the CyberKnife Center at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington.
After receiving both his medical and doctoral degrees from the University
Of Virginia School Of Medicine in Charlottesville, Va., Dr. Jamieson completed
his residency in radiation oncology at Duke University Medical Center
in Durham, N.C., and co-authored several publications on radiation oncology.
He is also a medical staff leader who has served as chair of the Health
System's Cancer Committee and Multidisciplinary Tumor Board.
"CyberKnife has a proven track record of success with thousands of
cancer patients worldwide and having this technology will give our patients
yet another treatment option."
Kenyon M. Meadows, M.D., Radiation Oncologist
Dr. Meadows is a board-certified radiation oncologist and trained CyberKnife
specialist. He completed his medical degree at Case Western Reserve University
in Cleveland, Ohio, and an internship in internal medicine at MetroHealth
Medical Center, also in Cleveland. He completed his radiation oncology
residency at Shands Hospital at the University of Florida in Gainesville.
Dr. Meadows has contributed to several prestigious medical journals including
the American Journal of Clinical Oncology and the American Journal of
Otolaryngology. He is a credentialed member of the American Society of
Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, as well as the Radiological Society
of North America.
Meadows clinical interests include prostate cancer, breast cancer and lymphoma.
Bruce G. Tripp, M.D., Radiation Oncologist
Dr. Tripp is a board-certified radiation oncologist and trained CyberKnife
specialist. He completed his initial CyberKnife training in 2007 and had
a three year affiliation with the CyberKnife Center in Jacksonville, Florida.
Dr. Tripp is the founder of Southeast Georgia Health System’s tumor
board and tumor registry. He has served as the medical director of radiation
oncology, chair of the Cancer Committee and chief of the Department of
Radiology on the Brunswick Campus.
Dr. Tripp received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia
in Augusta, where he also completed an internship in general surgery and
a residency in radiation oncology.
He is a credentialed member of the American Society of Therapeutic Radiology
Brenda C. Vashaw, R.N., OCN, BSN, Nurse Navigator
Brenda Vashaw is a registered nurse specializing in hematology-oncology.
As a trained CyberKnife nurse navigator, she is the first point of contact
for CyberKnife patients and assists them in “navigating” through
their cancer diagnosis and treatment by guiding, supporting and educating
them and their families and by coordinating the efforts of the CyberKnife team.
Brenda earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Armstrong State
University in Savannah and has maintained national oncology and chemotherapy
certifications since 1996. Prior to joining Southeast Georgia Health System,
Brenda served cancer patients at the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer
Center in Savannah and at Georgia Cancer Specialists in Atlanta, where
she was clinical manager for hematology-oncology. She is also an ONS (Oncological
Nursing Society) National Chemotherapy Administration instructor.
David McNally, M.S., Ph.D., MHSA, DABR, Manager, Chief Medical Physicist,
Physicist David McNally directly oversees and manages the medical physics,
dosimetry and radiation therapy activities at the Cancer Care Center,
including all cancer therapies associated with our CyberKnife program.
He works closely with the physicians, dosimetrists, nursing, and therapists
in all technical aspects of therapeutic imaging and radiation therapy
A board-certified therapeutic medical physicist, David has been with Southeast
Georgia Health System since 1992. He earned his master’s degree
in medical physics from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta,
a master’s in health services administration from Armstrong Atlantic
State University in Savannah, and his doctorate in radiation clinical
physics from the Medical College of Virginia -Virginia Commonwealth University,
Questions for our CyberKnife team?
Call our CyberKnife nurse navigator at 1-800-537-5142 ext. 5149 or contact
us by submitting a
CyberKnife contact form!