Dr. Thomas M. Churilla is a graduate of The Commonwealth Medical College, Scranton, having entered as a member of its charter class, and receiving full tuition as a scholarship recipient. Prior to enrolling at Scranton’s medical school, (now GCSOM) he was a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of Scranton. After completing an internship in Internal Medicine at Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, PA, he completed his Radiation Oncology residency at Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia. He is board certified in Radiation Oncology.
Dr. Churilla has presented and published numerous clinical research studies, several of which were accomplished in conjunction with NROC physicians and staff. Areas of research interest have included: Brain metastases, Vitamin D deficiency in cancer patients, and population-based studies of anal cancer, breast cancer, and cervical cancer.
He has also been recognized with several awards during training, including the 2017 RSNA Roentgen Resident Research Award at Fox Chase Cancer Center, 2016 ASTRO Resident Clinical Research Abstract Award, and the 2012 AMA Physician of Tomorrow Award.
Dr. Churilla is a member of several medical societies including ASTRO (the American Society for Radiation Oncology) ACR (the American College of Radiology) and ASCO (the American Society of Clinical Oncology.)