Tri Nguyen received his MD at the Medical School of the University of Saigon (South Vietnam), completed Radiation Therapy residency training at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (Philadelphia) in 1979. He came to Bradenton to head the department of Radiation Oncology at Blake Medical Center. Dr. Nguyen has received extensive training in external beam radiation and different forms of brachytherapy, from cesium to gold, iridium, iodine and palladium. He holds a special interest in cancer of the prostate, the breast, and cancer of the head and neck area. He performs seed implants of the prostate and brachytherapy of the breast. Professional association memberships include: ASTRO (American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology) ACRO (American College of Radiation Oncology) ABS (American Brachytherapy Society) ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) Dr Nguyen has been named a Fellow of the American College of Radiation Oncology. He is a past-President and past-Medical Advisor of the American Cancer Society, Manatee Unit.
Cornelius Turalba received his MD at the College of Medicine of the University of the Philippines, He completed Radiation Therapy residency training at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (Philadelphia) in 1977, was an Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia until 1986 when moved to Bradenton. Dr Turalba's broad experience covers multiple modalities of radiation therapy as applied to cancers of different body sites, particularly breast, brain, lung, prostate. He uses external-beam therapy to treat most forms of cancer and performs brachytherapy for cancers such as lung, esophagus, breast. Professional association memberships include: ASTRO (American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology) ACR (American College of Radiology) Dr. Turabla has been named Fellow of the American College of Radiology and Fellow of the American College of Radiation Oncology. He is a past-President and past-Medical Advisor of the American Cancer Society, Manatee Unit, and is a past-President of the Manatee County Medical Society.
Mary Koshy was brought up in Sarasota, Florida and received her undergraduate training at Cornell University where she graduated Suma Cum Laude. She received her medical school training at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida. She then went on to do her Internship in Internal Medicine at Emory University in Atlanta, GA and stayed on to complete her residency in Radiation Oncology where she served as Chief Resident in her final year. She stayed on at Emory for the following year on faculty as a Clinical Instructor and then served as Assistant Professor in Radiation Oncology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston for another 2 years before returning to Florida. Dr. Koshy is a member of numerous organizations, including the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, the American College of Radiology and The American Society of Clinical Oncology. She has authored several papers on IMRT, pediatric tumors, gastrointestinal tumors and PET-CT imagines. She has been recipient of the ARS Young Oncologist Travel Award, RSNA Roentgen Research Award and the AAWR National Resident Award. She maintains a strong interest in clinical research, and has a special interest in Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy, PET-CT and gastrointestinal oncology.