Mohan Suntha, M.D., M.B.A.
Dr. Mohan Suntha earned his A.B. in Human Biology (Biology and Psychology) from Brown University in 1986. He then went on to receive his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in 1990. He completed his residency in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Maryland in 1994, where he was chief resident in his final year. Upon completing residency, he was a clinical oncology fellow of the American Cancer Society at the University of Maryland from 1994-1995 with a focus on the study of head and neck malignancies. He completed his ACS fellowship with subspecialty rotations at the University of Florida and the Royal Marsden Hospital in London for a Conformal Therapy Research program. He has been a member of the faculty at the University of Maryland School of Medicine since 1995 achieving the rank of professor with tenure. He received his MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania in 2009.
Dr. Suntha has distinguished himself academically as an accomplished clinical researcher. His research focuses on the design and implementation of novel combined modality trials aimed at improving the therapeutic outcome for patients diagnosed with thoracic and head and neck malignancies. These trials have attempted to define optimal ways of delivering chemotherapy and radiation concurrently, either as definitive therapy or in the neoadjuvant setting prior to surgical resection. Based on his clinical and academic accomplishments, he was awarded the Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Professorship in Radiation Oncology in 2008.
Dr. Suntha has assumed numerous administrative roles within the Medical System and School of Medicine. He has served as the vice chairman and clinical director in the Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, and the associate director for clinical affairs in the Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center. In 2009 he was appointed as the vice president for system program development in University of Maryland Medical System. In this role, he successfully leveraged the strengths of the University of Maryland School of Medicine faculty to address clinical needs across the Medical System.
Dr. Suntha and his family reside in Timonium.