Radiation Oncology and Radiosurgery Team at Palomar Health Downtown Campus
Radiosurgery treatment at Palomar Health Downtown Campus utilizes a team approach where our medical experts collaborate with San Diego County and South Riverside County patients receiving radiation care at our facility. Team members may include a surgeon, radiation oncologist, medical oncologist, medical physicist, nurse, radiation therapist and other team members within the clinic.
Palomar Medical Center Escondido’s professionally trained team in radiation therapy services such as the Novlis Tx Radiosurgery System includes:
Lori A. Coleman, M.D. - Medical Director, Radiation Oncology
Lori A. Coleman, M.D is the Medical Director of radiation oncology at Palomar Medical Center Downtown Campus. Dr. Coleman received a degree in biomedical engineering from the University of California, San Diego, where she graduated summa cum laude. She received her medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco and served an internship in San Diego at Mercy Hospital. Dr. Coleman returned to the University of California, San Francisco to complete a residency in radiation oncology.
Brian Volpp, M.D., MPH, Medical Director of San Diego Radiosurgery
Brian Volpp, M.D., is a radiation oncologist at Palomar Medical Center Downtown Campus, with a special interest in stereotactic body radiosurgery to extracranial sites as well as integrative medicine.
He completed undergraduate work at Princeton University, where he graduated cum laude and Academic All-Ivy League with a degree in history and a certificate in American Studies. He also was a four-time varsity letter winner in baseball and played two seasons of semi-professional baseball prior to starting medical school. His post-baccalaureate study was a dual MD/MPH program, studying medicine in his adopted home state of Nevada and public health administration at Loma Linda University, where he was selected to the Delta Omega Honor Society. He completed his residency in preliminary medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, followed by radiation oncology training at Southern California Kaiser Permanente.
Dr. Volpp has published research on spinal cord tumors and prostate cancer and has been primary investigator for an IRB-approved clinical trial in stereotactic radiosurgery for prostate cancer within both Palomar Health and Sharp Health systems.
Jennifer Joiner, RT(R)(T) Radiation Therapy Supervisor
Linda Wolfgram, R.N. Registered Oncology Nurse
Connie McConnell, R.N. Registered Oncology Nurse
Cathy Blazek, R.N. Registered Oncology Nurse
Jeannine Schattner, M.A. Licensed Medical Assistant
Jean Perry, CMD Certified Medical Dosimetrist
Glenn Kuwahara, CMD Certified Medical Dosimetrist
Mark Young, M.S. Medical Physicist
Richard Seier, M.S., Medical Physicist
George Sutliff, R.T(T) Radiation Therapist
Jeannie Lobue-Roldan, R.T(T) Radiation Therapist
Noah Werner, RT(R)(T) Radiation Therapist
Annelise Lorson, R.T(T) Radiation Therapist
Monica Ortega, R.T(T) Radiation Therapist
Joe Reyna, SDRS Liaison
Crystal Francis, Administrative Partner Lead
Thea McKenzie, Administrative Partner
Elija Shoesmith, Administrative Partner
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