Dan L. Curtis, MD is part of Comprehensive Cancer’s board certified and award-winning radiation oncologist team that provides world-class cancer care in a supportive and caring environment.
Dan L. Curtis, MD, completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan, earning his Bachelor of Science in chemistry with high honors and high distinction. He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and a James B. Angell Scholar. He received the Gomberg Chemistry Scholarship and earned class honors.
Dr. Curtis earned his medical degree at Wayne State University and completed his internal medicine training at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. He received his training in radiation oncology at Thomas Jefferson University and passed his written and oral board exams for his second board certification in radiation oncology in 1991.
AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST
Treats all cancers with a special interest in CyberKnife Radiosurgery, multidisciplinary lung cancer, prostate cancer, head and neck cancer, breast cancer and skin cancer.
Dr. Curtis is a radiation oncologist and one of the founding members of Comprehensive Cancer Centers. He is currently chief subdivision of radiation oncology at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center as well as chairman of its Cancer Conference, Breast Cancer Conference, Radiation Safety Committee and Tumor Board. He is also Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine (Radiation Oncology) at University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine as well as Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at UNLV School of Medicine. Dr. Curtis currently serves as President of the Nevada Oncology Society.
In 2004, Dr. Curtis started the intravascular brachytherapy program at Valley Hospital. He also pioneered and facilitates regular cancer conferences and breast cancer conferences at Summerlin Hospital and in 1998 he started their prostate brachytherapy program.
Previously, Dr. Curtis was a radiation oncologist at Nevada Radiation Oncology Centers, which eventually became Comprehensive in 2000. He was also part of a multispecialty group practicing internal medicine from 1984 to 1987.
For all of his accomplishments and contributions to the healthcare community, Dr. Curtis has been named Top Doctor by Castle Connolly, U.S. News & World Report, Desert Companion, VEGAS INC Health Care Quarterly, Las Vegas Life and Vegas Seven. He has also been recognized among America’s Most Honored Professionals by The American Registry.
Dr. Curtis has one daughter, Brittany, who is a corporate attorney in San Francisco Bay Area. Dr. Curtis enjoys western outdoor activities including skiing, hiking and fly-fishing as well as college football, being a loyal fan for more than 40 years to the University of Michigan football program. He is also a fan of the Vegas Golden Knights.
MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
American College of Radiology
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
Clark County Medical Society
Nevada Oncology Society, President
Nevada State Medical Association
Nevada State Representative for Radiation Oncology, Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee
Summerlin Radiation Center
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