Dr. John Lamond graduated from Hahnemann Medical School with AOA honors in 1991 after being awarded a full merit scholarship. During his radiation oncology residency at the University of Wisconsin, he was trained in radiosurgery and authored many articles on the subject. He was awarded numerous grants to perform research on radiation sensitizers and won an American Cancer Society award in 1995. Dr. Lamond has also authored articles on the radiosensitizing properties of topisomerase-1 inhibitors.
After completion of his residency in 1996, he worked at the University of Illinois-Peoria and continued to perform radiosurgery. He moved to the Philadelphia area in 1998 and has been working in the Crozer-Keystone Health System since that time. Dr. Lamond’s other research interests include internal radiation (brachytherapy) techniques, particularly high-dose rate brachytherapy for lung and female malignancies.
He performs clinical research through the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) and is a clinical assistant professor at Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Lamond has treated patients at Philadelphia CyberKnife since July 2006. His radiosurgery special interests include CNS malignancies and the curative treatment of lung cancers.