Dr. Brian Lawenda

Brian D. Lawenda

Brian D. Lawenda
Brian D.
Radiation Oncologist

Languages spoken


Expert in

Radiation oncology, Integrative Oncology and Medical acupuncture



Kennewick (Radiation oncology)
Kennewick (Radiation oncology)

7379 West Deschutes Avenue, Suite 100
Kennewick, Washington 99336

46.2123113, -119.2224607

Dr. Brian Lawenda received the “Top Doctor” Award in radiation oncology by US News & World Report. He incorporates Integrative Oncology and medical acupuncture into his practice and is the National Director of Integrative Oncology and Cancer Survivorship. Dr. Lawenda enjoys speaking to the community in regards to education on new technologies and cancer treatments that are offered at Northwest Cancer Clinic and GenesisCare.

On January 1, 2009, Dr.Lawenda launched IntegrativeOncology-Essentials as a means of sharing up to date “Integrative Oncology” news, information and resources with patients; and is also the founder of IOEProgram.com, an online educational course covering many of the topics patients need to know before, during and after cancer treatment.

Career Positions

Current position(s)

  • Medical Director, GenesisCare
  • West Division Clinical Management Committee Chair

Past position(s)

  • National Director of Integrative Oncology and Cancer Survivorship, GenesisCare, Kennewick, WA
  • GenesisCare - Clinical Director, Radiation Oncologist, Las Vegas, NV
  • Indiana University School of Medicine - Adjunct Assistant Professor, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, Indianapolis, IN
  • Pacific College of Oriental Medicine - Adjunct Faculty, San Diego, CA



  • Stanford University and UCLA Schools of Medicine, Medical Acupuncture, Berkeley, CA
  • University of California at San Diego, BS, Biochemistry and Cellular Biology, San Diego, CA
  • Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA


  • Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Radiation Oncology, Chief Resident, Boston, MA


  • Naval Medical Center, General Surgery, San Diego, CA


  • Helms Medical Institute
  • Kalish Institute of Functional Medicine

Professional associations

Awards and honors

  • 2014-2021 “America’s Top Doctors” Castle & Connolly
  • 2012 2021 “Top Doctor” US News & World Report
  • 2014-2016 “Top Radiation Oncologist in the Nation” Top Doctor Competition, Health Tap
  • 2014-2015 “Top Doctor” VEGAS INC HelathCare Quarterly Magazine
  • 2013-2014 “Medical Marvel” Nevada Business Magazine
  • 2013 “Excellence in Physician Care” Healthcare Headliner award, VEGAS INC Magazine
  • 2012 “Superb” rating, 10 out of 10, Avvo Ratings


  • Breast Cancer Lymphedema: A Review of Recent Developments
  • Prostate cancer patients can help control disease through diet and exercise
  • Prostate cancer may be controlled with Pomi T supplement

In the media

Doctors Say These Are the Signs of Thyroid Cancer, Including Lump in Throat

January 15, 2023

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