Ajay Bhatnagar, MD, MBA

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology
  • Physician and Medical Director of the Cancer Treatment Services Arizona/21st Century Oncology Affiliate, Casa Grande, Arizona

My areas of professional interest include health policy; I serve on multiple committees for ASTRO and ACRO and serve as physician leader for these societies. My academic interest currently focuses on the use of electronic brachytherapy for the primary treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer. I currently serve as PI for a multi-site prospective study and PI for a single-center retrospective study.

Education & Training

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center -Residency

Representative Publications

Hahn C, Kavanaugh B, Bhatnagar A, Jacobsen G, Lutz S, Patton C, Potters L, Steinberg M. Choosing Wisely: The American Society of Radiation Oncology’s Top 5 List. Practical Radiation Oncology 2014; 4 (6): 349-355.

Research Interests

Xoft Industry Sponsored Clinical Study, “ CTPR-0009: A Safety and Efficacy Study of Intra-Operative Radiation Therapy (IORT) Using the Xoft® Axxent® eBx™ System at the Time of Breast Conservation Surgery for Early Stage Breast Cancer”, Investigator, July 2011- Present

Xoft Industry Sponsored Clinical Study. “Xoft Axxent® Electronic Brachytherapy For the Primary Treatment of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Protocol”, PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, June 2009-Present

Xoft Industry Sponsored Clinical Sudy.Electronic Brachytherapy For the Treatment of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer: A Retrospective Single Center Data Collection Study”, PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, January 2010-Present