Jared R. Robbins, MD

Biography

Dr. Robbins grew up in a rural, farming community in Southeastern Idaho as the oldest son of a carpenter father and a high school teacher mother. He received his Bachelors of Science in Molecular Bioscience and Biotechnology at Arizona State University and his medical degree at the University of Arizona-College of Medicine. He completed residency in Radiation Oncology at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. Afterwards he was faculty at the Medical College of Wisconsin. During that time, he focused on providing excellent patient care, helped facility multidisciplinary research, and engaged in resident and medical student education. Dr. Robbins is excited to have recently joined the Radiation Oncology Department.

Cancer Focus

Dr. Robbins specializes in head and neck cancers, skin malignancies, palliative radiation therapy and stereotactic radiosurgery(SRS)/stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT). His research interests include methods to improve long-term toxicity for head and neck cancers, the application of new radiation techniques (Intensity-modulated radiation therapy, SBRT) to improve patient outcomes, using wearable technology to better assess symptoms and activity in patients receiving radiation therapy, and improving image-guided radiation therapy and using information acquired from these imaged to better tailor the treatment to patients’ individualized response.