Kenneth B Roberts MD

Professor of Therapeutic Radiology; Medical Director, Yale-New Haven Shoreline Medical Center, Department of Radiation Oncology; Associate Chief and Medical Director for Radiation Oncology at Shoreline Medical Center, Yale-New Haven Hospital

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical GroupGamma Knife Center, Yale-New HavenCancer Center, Yale: Brain Tumor Center; Gastrointestinal Cancer Program; Gynecologic Oncology Program; Pediatric Hematology & Oncology Program; Hematology Program; Radiobiology & RadiotherapyTherapeutic Radiology/Radiation Oncology: Prostate and Genitourinary Radiotherapy Program; Pediatric Radiotherapy Program; Shoreline Medical Center; Stereotactic Radiosurgery/Gamma Knife Program; Gastrointestinal Radiotherapy Program; Spine Radiosurgery Program; Therapeutic Radiology - Patient CareRadiobiology and Radiotherapy

Research Interests

Cervix cancer and hypoxic cell cytotoxins; Brachytherapy; Pediatric malignancies; Hodgkin's disease; Health services research more...


  • B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1979
  • M.D., Duke University, 1984
  • MAST OTHER, Duke University School of Law, 1994

Selected Publications

  • Smith B, Smith G, Roberts K, Buchholz T, “Baseline Utilization of Breast Radiotherapy Prior to Institution of the Medicare Practice Quality Reporting Initiative,” International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physics, 74(5):1506-1512, 2009.
  • The Chemoradiation for Cervical Cancer Meta-analysis Collaboration (CCCMAC), “Reducing uncertainties about the effects of chemoradiation for cervical cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis of individual patient data from 18 randomized trials,” Journal of Clinical Oncology 26(35):5802-5812, 2008.
  • Chen ZJ, Deng J, Roberts K, Nath R, “On the need to compensate for edema-induced dose reductions in preplanned (131) Cs prostate brachytherapy,” International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physics 70(1):303-10, 2008.



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