Medical Advisors

Assistant Professor of Neurology
 Deputy Director, Division of Neuro-oncology

Fabio M. Iwamoto MD

Dr. Iwamoto is an assistant professor of Neurology and the deputy division director of Neurology at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City. Originally from Brazil, Dr. Iwamoto finished his residency at Weill Cornell Medical Center at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and his fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

On 4/19/2015 Keep Punching funded a new research study led by Dr. Iwamoto

Deputy Director And Chief Of Radiation Oncology

Minesh P. Mehta MD

Minesh Mehta, M.D., a widely renowned expert in radiation oncology, proton therapy and cancer research joins the executive leadership of Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida as deputy director and chief of radiation oncology. Dr. Mehta will position Miami Cancer Institute’s proton therapy center—the only one of its kind in South Florida and one of fewer than two dozen of its kind in the United States—as the region’s top destination for this leading-edge treatment.

Dr. Mehta comes to Baptist Health from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, where he served as medical director of the Maryland Proton Treatment Center in Baltimore—the area’s first proton treatment center, which he helped to launch. Dr. Mehta was also the University’s associate director of clinical research in the Department of Radiation Oncology. Prior to his time at Maryland, Dr. Mehta held major academic, research and administrative leadership positions at Northwestern University in Chicago, and University of Wisconsin, in Madison, WI.

Isadore & Fannie Schneider Foxman Chair in the Department of Radiation Oncology; Executive Director, Maryland Proton Treatment Center (MPTC)

William F. Regine M.D., FACR, FACRO

Dr. Regine leads a department which has achieved a Top 5 national ranking in National Institutes of Health research funding. He is recognized nationally and internationally in the areas of gastrointestinal and central nervous system malignancies and in the use of stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS). As Executive Director of the Maryland Proton Treatment Center, he leads the first and most advanced facility of its kind in the Batlimore-Washington, DC region — providing nearly 2,000 cancer patients a year with precise, “pencil-beam” technology to treat solid tumors.