Michael T. Milano, M.D., Ph.D.

Michael T. Milano, M.D., Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 647
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-URMC (8762)

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Milano is an Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.



Dr. Milano's practice focuses on the care of patients with primary brain tumors, brain metastases, spine tumors, benign intracranial tumors (such as pituitary tumors, acoustic neuromas and meningiomas) and trigeminal neuralgia. Dr. Milano also treats patients with lung cancer and other thoracic tumors, head and neck cancer and metastatic cancer. He is involved in clinical research in all of these areas.

Dr. Milano is a board certified Radiation Oncologist. His undergraduate training was at the University of Notre Dame. His medical school, graduate school and internship training were at the University of Rochester. He received his residency training in Radiation Oncology at the University of Chicago. In 2005, he returned to Rochester to become a faculty member at University of Rochester's internationally recognized Department of Radiation Oncology. Dr. Milano has clinical expertise in stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), stereotactic body (including spine) radiation therapy (SBRT), intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), image guided radiation therapy (IGRT) and tomotherapy.

Awards & Honors (National)

Simon Kramer New Investigator Award | Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) 2009
Teacher of the Year Award | Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology (ARRO) 2008
Young Investigator Travel Award | International Workshop on Radiation Damage to DNA 1997
Student Travel Awards | Radiation Research Society 1996 - 1997
Phi Beta Kappa | Epsilon of Indiana Chapter | University of Notre Dame 1992
National Honor Society | McQuaid Jesuit High School 1988

Awards & Honors (Local)

Patient- and Family-Centered Care Award 2012
Hero Fund Recognition/Strong Star Certificate of Appreciation (2 awarded) | University of Rochester Medical Center 2011
Hero Fund/Strong Star Certificate of Appreciation (2 awarded) | University of Rochester Medical Center 2010
Hero Fund Recognition/Strong Star Certificate of Appreciation (8 awarded) | University of Rochester Medical Center 2009
Hero Fund Recognition/Strong Star Certificate of Appreciation (3 awarded) | University of Rochester Medical Center 2008
Rubin-Mitchell Teaching Award | University of Rochester 2008
George V. Metzger Award | University of Rochester 1999
Academic Commendation | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry 1993
The Dean's Research Fellowship | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry 1993
Research Scholar | Strong Children's Research Center 1992
Outstanding Senior Physics Major Award | University of Notre Dame 1992
Alpha Epsilon Delta | University of Notre Dame 1991
Dean's List (all semesters) | University of Notre Dame 1988 - 1992
1988 to 1992 National Dean's List (all years) | University of Notre Dame 1988 - 1992
Honors Program | University of Notre Dame 1988 - 1992
Notre Dame Scholar | University of Notre Dame 1988

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Radiation Oncology (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Radiation Oncology - American Board of Radiology

Education

MD | Medicine | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent2000
PhD | Biophysics | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent1998
MS | Biophysics | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent1996
BS | Physics | University of Notre Dame1992

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in Radiation Oncology at University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine07/01/2001 - 06/30/2005
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester07/01/2000 - 06/30/2001