John P. Kirkpatrick
John P. Kirkpatrick

John Kirkpatrick

Professor of Radiation Oncology


Malignant and benign tumors of the brain, spine and base of skull. Mathematical modelling of tumor metabolism, mass transfer and the response to ionizing radiation. Enhancing clinical outcome in stereotactic radiosurgery, fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy and stereotactic body radiotherapy.


Professor of Radiation Oncology in the School of Medicine

2018 School of Medicine

Professor in Neurosurgery in the School of Medicine

2018 School of Medicine

Member of the Duke Cancer Institute in the School of Medicine

2000 School of Medicine


Ph.D. 1978

1978 Rice University

M.D. 1999

1999 University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio

Publications, Grants & Awards

DCI Centers, Cancer Types & Labs

Offices & Contact

Department of Radiation Oncology
Durham, NC
DUMC Box 3085
Durham, NC