Oncology (General Cancer)/Expert Profile

Juliet Seigle, MD

U.S.
On Vacation
returns 01/22/2017
Expertise

I am a fully trained radiation oncologist and can answer many questions about cancer and its treatment. I can't answer questions about specific chemotherapy agents. I have also worked in general medicine and emergency medicine, so I can give advice about these areas as well. I would like to do this based on my very positive experience with one of your experts (real estate).

Experience in the area

For the past three years, I have been the Medical Director of Kauai Oncology in Kauai, Hawaii. Prior to that, I was on the staff at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. I completed my residency and fellowship in radiation oncology at Georgetown University's Lombardi Cancer Center in Washington DC. I have done research and given talks on neurooncology (tumors of the nervous system) at national meetings. I have been trained in the use of state-of-the-art technologies such as the CyberKnife. I was emergency physician at a busy community hospital (Calvert Memorial Hospital) in Maryland for 3 years (1989-1991).

Organizations

ASTRO (American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology)

Education/Credentials

Georgetown University Hospital: fellowship radiation oncology 2005-2007 Georgetown University Hospital: residency radiation oncology 1991-1994 Georgetown University Hospital: residency neurosurgery 1984-88

Awards and Honors

Award for best abstract - CyberKnife Users meeting 2005 (topic: chordoma) ASTRO research award $30,000, 1993

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Recent Answers from Juliet Seigle, MD

2013-03-20 urine:

Red-colored urine is not necessarily blood - red or brownish urine discoloration can be caused by other things (for example, muscle breakdown, foods, etc).  Part of the reason for doing the urine microscopic

2011-03-14 Night Sweats:

Alex,    Do you keep up with your checkups?  This sort of thing is best dealt with by making an appointment with your primary care doctor or family practitioner.  In general, sweating is virtually never

2010-03-10 Metatstatic spinal cancer:

Dear Olivia,    As you probably know, pancreatic cancer is a very, very serious illness.  Very few people with it survive for a long time.  There are some who can be cured with a Whipple procedure, and

2010-03-07 candida spp & ca:

Dear Nitin,    An infection involving the bone after a major operation for cancer of the esophagus is a very serious complication.  Any kind of surgery, or other invasive procedure, carries a risk of infection

2010-02-27 Stomach ache:

Lori,     I am assuming you mean "upper endoscopy" - because colonoscopy is also known as lower endoscopy.  Since your main symptom is a stomach ache and weight loss, an upper endoscopy is the best place

 

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