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John B. Fiveash, M.D.


Residency Program Director

  • Specialty
  • Sub - Specialty
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Radiation Oncology
    • Brain Cancer
  • Phone
    • (205) 934-9999
    • 1-800-UAB-8816
  • Primary Clinic Location
  • Hospital Affiliation

    UAB Hospital

    UAB Highlands

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Education and Training
  • Medical School
    • Medical College of Georgia
    • 1993
  • Residency
    • Medical College of Georgia
    • 1994 - 1997
  • Internship
    • Memorial Medical Center
    • 1993 - 1994
  • American Board of Radiology 1998

Clinic Information

Locations and Directions
Hazelrig-Salter Radiation Oncology Center
1700 6th Ave South
Birmingham, AL 35233
The Kirklin Clinic at Acton Road
2145 Bonner Way
Birmingham, AL 35243 Office Phone: 2059349999
UAB Highlands
1201 11th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35205 Office Phone: 205-934-3411
The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital
2000 6th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233 Office Phone: 205-934-3411

Clinical Interests

Clinical Interests

Prostate cancer, CNS cancer, brachytherapy, gamma knife, radiosurgery, brain tumor and IMRT.

Treatment Therapies:

• External Beam Radiation Therapy (EBRT)
• Three-Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy (3D CRT)
• Image-Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT) ¿ RapidArc
• Image-Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT) ¿ Tomotherapy
• Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
• Superficial Radiation Therapy

• Radioisotope Therapy

• Radioimmunotherapies(RIT)

• Stereotactic Radiosurgery

• Gamma Knife (SRS)

• Brachytherapy

• Low Dose Rate(LDR)

Treatment Speciaties:

• Brain
• Pediatrics
• Sarcoma
• General Urology
• Prostate
• Metastatic Disease
• Bone
• Brain
• Liver
• Lungs
• Spine
• Skin
• Melanoma





Research Interests

“My research interests include clinical trials of novel therapeutics in combination with radiation therapy particularly in the treatment of brain and prostate tumors. In addition, I have been very involved in treatment planning research and education for IMRT and IGRT. As residency director, I have established online educational opportunities for residents and students to better enable more efficient learning.”

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