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R. Bryan Barriger, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Degrees Awarded

  • Doctor of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology | Minors: Mathematics and Spanish

Board Certification

  • American Board of Radiology, May 2011

Professional Societies and Activities

  • American Society for Radiation Oncology
  • American Radium Society               
  • American Medical Association
  • Journal Peer Reviewer:
    Cancer

    International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics

    Clinical and Translational Oncology

Awards and Honors

  • Educational grant to attend the 2008 NCCN Fellows Recognition Program: New Horizons in Quality Oncology Care™ and the NCCN 13th Annual Conference: Clinical Practice Guidelines & Quality Cancer Care™, Hollywood, Florida, 2008

  • Phi Beta Kappa, Indiana University, 2001

  • Golden Key National Honor Society, Indiana University, 2000

  • Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, Indiana University, 1999

  • Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, Indiana University, 1999

  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars, 1999          

Physician Group

Indiana University Medical Group

Hospital Affiliations


Indiana University Hospital
Wishard Memorial Hospital
Roudebush Veterans Administration Hospital

Primary Clinic Location

Indiana Cancer Pavilion
535 Barnhill Dr #041
Indianapolis, IN  46202

Clinical Interests


General Radiation Oncology
Thoracic Malignancies
Lung Cancer
Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy
Esophageal Cancer
Gamma Knife
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Proton Therapy
Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy
3D conformal radiotherapy

Presentations and Abstracts

S. Keole, O. Zeidan, R. Rodriguez, D. Smidebush, K. Hahn, E. Nordhues, G.Larson,  R.B. Barriger, C. Vargas. “Initial Report of Toxicities in Men with Prostate Cancer treated with Uniform Scanning Protons.” Oral Presentation, PTCOG Annual Meeting, Seoul, South Korea, May 2012.

 

S. Keole, O. Zeidan, A. Mascia, K. Prabhu, G. Larson, R. Barriger, E. Nordues, R. Gaston, J. Taylor, L. Doh, C. Vargas. “Initial Toxicities of Prostate Cancer PatientsTreated with Uniform Scanning Proton Therapy.” Poster Presentation, ASTRO Annual Meeting, Miami, Florida, October, 2011.

 

R.B. Barriger, J.A. Forquer, M.A. Henderson, P.A.S. Johnstone, A.J. Fakiris. “A Dosimetric Analysis of Radiation Pneumonitis in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer Patients Treated with Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy.” Oral Presentation, ASTRO Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, November 2009.

 

V.P. Moskvin, M.A. Henderson, R.B. Barriger, M. Cao, C. DesRosiers, P.A.S. Johnstone, I.J. Das. “Inhomogeneity Correction Using Monte Carlo Simulation for Leksell Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery.” Poster Presentation, ASTRO Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, November 2009.

 

R.H. Shapiro, J.A. Forquer, M.A. Henderson, J.G. Brabham, R.B. Barriger, D.L. Andolino, P.A.S. Johnstone, A.J. Fakiris. “Central Tumors in Node Negative Early-Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Survival and Toxicity Outcomes Following Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy.” Poster Presentation, ASTRO Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, November 2009.

 

R.B. Barriger and H.R. Cardenes. “Treatment of Anal Carcinoma in Immune-compromised Patients.” Oral Presentation, American Radium Society Annual Meeting, Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada, April 2009.

 

R.B. Barriger, R.C. McGarry, P.A.S. Johnstone, A.J. Fakiris. “Rates and Risk of Pneumonitis in Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma Patients Treated with Concurrent Chemoradiation.” Poster Discussion, ASTRO Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, September 2008.

 

R.B. Barriger, P.A.S. Johnstone, S.S. Lo, A.J. Fakiris. “P-32 Therapy for Cystic Craniopharyngioma.” Poster Presentation, American Radium Society Annual Meeting, Dana Pointe, California, May 2008.

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Selected Publications

Andolino DL, Forquer JA, Henderson MA, Barriger RB, Shapiro RH, Brabham JG, Johnstone PA, Cardenes HR, Fakiris AJ. “Chest wall toxicity following stereotactic body radiotherapy for malignant lesions of the lung and liver.” International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics,2011 Feb 1. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 21288656.

 

Barriger RB, Chang A, Lo SS, Timmerman RD, DesRosiers C, Boaz JC, Fakiris AJ. “Phosphorus-32 therapy for cystic craniopharyngiomas.Radiother Oncol. 2011 Feb;98(2):207-12. Epub 2011 Jan 25.

PMID:21269713.

 

R.B. Barriger, J.A. Forquer, M.A. Henderson, P.A.S. Johnstone, A.J. Fakiris. “A Dosimetric Analysis of Radiation Pneumonitis in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer Patients Treated with Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy.” International Journal of Radiation Oncoilogy Biology Physics.  2010 Oct 29 [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 21035956

 

R.B. Barriger, R.C. McGarry, P.A.S. Johnstone, A.J. Fakiris. “Dose-volume Analysis of Radiation Pneumonitis in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer Patients Treated with Concurrent Cisplatinum and Etoposide with or without Consolidation Docetaxel.” International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. Dec 1;78(5):1381-6. PMID: 20231061

 

R.B. Barriger and P.A.S. Johnstone. “Advanced Radiation Technology in the Treatment of Anal Cancer.” Oncology 2009; 23(12):1096,1098. PMID: 20017293.

 

Barriger RB, Calley C, and Cardenes HR. “Treatment of Anal Carcinoma in Immune-compromised Patients.” Clin Transl Oncol 2009 Sep;11(9):609-14. PMID: 19776001.