Alexandra Sherman, MD
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Alexandra Sherman

Alexandra Sherman
MD
Radiation Oncologist

Languages spoken

English

Expert in

Breast, Lung, Skin cancer

Overview

Centers

Providence (Radiation oncology)
Providence (Radiation oncology)
41.83614439999999, -71.4343427
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Warwick (Radiation oncology)
Warwick (Radiation oncology)
41.70457308470228, -71.47782996367292
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Woonsocket (Radiation oncology)
Woonsocket (Radiation oncology)
42.0048858, --71.4954227
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Specializes in

Anal/rectum cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Anal rectum cancer
Bile duct cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Bile duct cancer
Bladder cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Bladder cancer
Brain cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Brain and spine cancer
Breast cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Breast cancer
Cervical cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Cervical cancer
Colorectal cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Colorectal cancer
Esophageal cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Esophageal cancer
Fallopian Tube cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Fallopian tube cancer
Gallbladder cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Gallbladder cancer
Gastrointestinal
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Gastrointestinal cancer
Genitourinary cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Genitourinary cancer
Gynecological cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Gynaecological cancer
Head & Neck cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Head and neck cancer
Hodgkin
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Hodgkins lymphoma
Kidney cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Kidney cancer
Large bowel cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Large bowel cancer
Laryngeal cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Laryngeal cancer
Leukemia
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Lukemia
Liver cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Liver cancer
Lung cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Lung cancer
Lymphoma
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Non-hodgkin's lymphoma
Malignant Melanoma
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Melanoma skin cancer
Mouth cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Mouth cancer
Multiple Myeloma
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Multiple myeloma
Nasal cavity cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Nasal cavity cancer
Nasopharyngeal cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Nasopharyngeal cancer
Non Malignant melanoma
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Non-melanoma skin cancer
Non-Hodgkin
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Non-hodgkin's lymphoma
Ovarian cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Ovarian cancer
Pancreatic cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Pancreatic cancer
Parathyroid disease
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Parathyroid disease
Penile cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Penile cancer
Prostate cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Prostate cancer
Salivary gland cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Salivary gland cancer
Skin cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Skin cancer
Small bowel cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Small bowel cancer
Stomach cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Stomach cancer
Testicular cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Testicular cancer
Thymus gland cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Thymus gland cancer
Thyroid disease
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Thyroid cancer
Ureter cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Ureter cancer
Urethral cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Urethral cancer
Uterus cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Uterus cancer
Vaginal cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Vaginal cancer
Vulva cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Vulval cancer

Treatments

3D Conformal Radiation Therapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/3D Conformal Radiation Therapy
Brachytherapy High Dose Rate
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/High-dose rate brachytherapy
External Beam Radiation Therapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/External beam radiation therapy (EBRT)
Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Image guided radiation therapy (IGRT)
Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Intensity modulated radiation therapy
Radiation therapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Radiation therapy
Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Stereotactic ablative radiation therapy
Alexandra Sherman, MD earned her medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, MA. She went on to complete an internship at Carney Hospital in Boston, followed by a combined residency in Radiation Oncology at Tufts Medical Center in Boston and Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. Dr. Sherman served as a Project Leader teaching anatomy to medical students at the University of Massachusetts Medical School before entering residency. She also worked as a Research Assistant at QARC/UMASS Medical school contributing to a pediatric Hodgkin Disease trial. Dr. Sherman co-authored book chapters on various radiation oncology topics including normal tissue toxicity and breast cancer. One of her interests is improving palliative cancer care, and she completed a project in residency examining this topic.

Education

Universities

  • Barnard College, Columbia University, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science & Environmental Science, New York, NY
  • University of Massachusetts Medical School, Medical Degree, Worcester, MA

Residencies

  • Tufts Medical Center, Radiation Oncology, Boston, MA

Internships

  • Carney Hospital, Internal Medicine, Boston, MA

Professional association