Our Oncologists


The medical specialists at the Vernon Cancer Center are highly trained cancer specialists working together to provide advanced treatment and support for all aspects of the patient experience, from cancer screening and diagnosis to treatment and ongoing care.

Serving communities throughout Greater Boston, each member of our cancer care team has the same mission – providing support and helping patients and their families deal with cancer and the anxieties and concerns that go along with diagnosis and treatment.

Medical Oncologists

Jeffrey Wisch, MD, Chief (profile)
Timothy O'Connor, MD, Assistant Clinical Director (profile)
Caroline Block, MD (profile)
Kelly Bodio, MD (profile)
Barbara Healey, MD (profile)
Revati Rao, MD (profile)
Susan Schumer, MD (profile)
Prashant Shankar, MD (profile)

Radiation Oncologists

Mass General Hospital Radiation Oncology Program at Newton-Wellesley Hospital

John McGrath, MD, Interim Medical Director
Christine Olsen Small, MD (profile)
Gayle Tillman, MD (profile)

Pappas PACT (Parenting At a Challenging Time) Program

Susan Swick, MD (profile)


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Free Running Clinic

Join us on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 6:00-8:00 pm in the Shipley Auditorium at Newton-Wellesley Hospital for a free presentation for beginner and intermediate runners. Registration required.
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"Top Doctors"

Boston Magazine featured Newton-Wellesley Hospital in their annual “Top Doctors” issue as a top community hospital outside of Boston.
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US News and World Report

US News and World Report has ranked Newton-Wellesley Hospital 16th in Massachusetts.
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