Get to Know Austin CyberKnife

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Austin CyberKnife was the first in the central Texas region to offer CyberKnife® treatment, giving our physicians the most experience treating patients with this technology in the area. The CyberKnife program at University Medical Center Brackenridge launched in 2005 and focused primarily on the treatment of brain tumors. Since Austin CyberKnife was formed, the center has expanded the clinical applications of CyberKnife to treat other areas of the body, such as the lung, liver and kidney.

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Get to Know Austin CyberKnife

  1. 1. + Get to Know Austin CyberKnife 1400 North IH 35, Austin, TX 78701 (512) 324-8060 www.austincyberknife.com
  2. 2. + Austin CyberKnife n  Austin CyberKnife was the first in the central Texas region to offer CyberKnife® treatment, giving our physicians the most experience treating patients with this technology in the area. n  The CyberKnife program at University Medical Center Brackenridge launched in 2005 and focused primarily on the treatment of brain tumors. Since Austin CyberKnife was formed, the center has expanded the clinical applications of CyberKnife to treat other areas of the body, such as the lung, liver, prostate and kidney. 1400 North IH 35, Austin, TX 78701 (512) 324-8060 www.austincyberknife.com
  3. 3. + Hospital Partner: Seton Healthcare Family n  n  In 2011, the center upgraded to the latest CyberKnife technology under a partnership between the Seton Healthcare Family, a group of local physicians and US Radiosurgery. n  1400 North IH 35, Austin, TX 78701 Austin CyberKnife is a department of University Medical Center Brackenridge, a member of the Seton Healthcare Family. Seton Healthcare Family is a National Cancer Institute Community Cancer Centers Program (NCCCP) site. NCCCP is designed to create a community-based cancer center network to support cancer research and enhance access to and increase quality of care at community hospitals. (512) 324-8060 www.austincyberknife.com
  4. 4. + Medical Director: Doug Rivera, M.D. n  Dr. Rivera is a member of the American College of Radiology, the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology & Oncology and the American Brachytherapy Society. n  Dr. Rivera has been honored with numerous awards from several prestigious medical associations, including the American Brachytherapy Society, the American Federation for Medical Research and the American College of Physicians. 1400 North IH 35, Austin, TX 78701 (512) 324-8060 www.austincyberknife.com
  5. 5. + Our Team Radiation Oncologists Surgeons Nurse/Staff 1400 North IH 35, Austin, TX 78701 (512) 324-8060 www.austincyberknife.com
  6. 6. + Brain Tumors: A Multidisciplinary Approach n  Austin CyberKnife has treated 450 patients with brain tumors since opening, accounting for 65% of all patients, a number that is expected to increase from the center’s collaboration with local neurosurgical groups. n  Austin CyberKnife’s collaborative partnerships now include all neurosurgical groups throughout Austin as part of the center’s ongoing effort to provide multispecialty care to patients affected by brain tumors. n  CyberKnife typically treats brain tumors in a single outpatient session, but treatment could take up to five sessions depending on the individual diagnosis. In contrast, conventional radiation therapy for brain tumors may require consecutive treatments five days per week for up to six weeks. 1400 North IH 35, Austin, TX 78701 (512) 324-8060 www.austincyberknife.com
  7. 7. + Learn More! How does CyberKnife Work? Conditions Treated [Click here] [Click here] Patient Guide Information For Physicians [Click here] [Click here] 1400 North IH 35, Austin, TX 78701 (512) 324-8060 www.austincyberknife.com
  8. 8. + Connect with us! Read Our Blog! [Click here] 1400 North IH 35, Austin, TX 78701 (512) 324-8060 www.austincyberknife.com
  9. 9. + Contact Us For more information about Austin CyberKnife, call our CyberKnife intake specialist. We will discuss your information with our physicians and determine the best next step specific to your individual needs. 1400 North IH 35, Austin, TX 78701 (512) 324-8060 www.austincyberknife.com

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