Robert L. Foote, M.D.

  1. Radiation Oncologist
  2. Chair, Radiation Oncology, Minnesota

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Head and neck cancer
  2. Neuroendocrine carcinoma
  1. Stereotactic radiosurgery
  • Benign and malignant head and neck tumors
  • Endocrine malignancies
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery
  • Charged particle therapy
  1. 1988
    Fellow - Mayo Foundation Scholar, Department of Radiation Oncology, Head and NeckUniversity of Florida, Shands Teaching Hospital
  2. 1988
    Senior Resident Associate - Division of Radiation OncologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1988
    Resident - Radiation OncologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 1986
    Visiting Resident - Department of Therapeutic RadiologyUniversity of Minnesota Medical School
  5. 1985
    Internship - Transitional InternshipLDS Hospital
  6. 1984
    MDUniversity of Utah School of Medicine
  7. 1980
    BSBrigham Young University

Certifications

  1. 1989
    Radiation OncologyAmerican Board of Radiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2012
    Distinguished Service AwardAmerican Board of Radiology
  2. 2010
    Fellow, American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and OncologyAmerican Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  3. 2008
    Fellow, American College of RadiologyAmerican College of Radiology
  4. 2004
    Outstanding Educator AwardMayo Clinic School of Health-Related Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  5. 2003
    Mayo Fellow Association Teacher of the Year AwardDivision of Radiation Oncology, Department of Oncology
  6. 2002
    Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology Teacher of the Year AwardMayo Clinic
  7. 2002
    Laureate AwardDepartment of Internal Medicine
  8. 2001
    Spanish Fork High School Distinguished Alumni AwardAwarding Organization
  9. 2000
    Mayo Fellow Association Teacher of the Year AwardDivision of Radiation Oncology, Department of Oncology
  10. 1999
    Excellence in Teaching RecognitionMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  11. 1998
    Faculty Award for Outstanding Didactic Instruction, Class of 1998Radiation Therapy Program, Mayo Clinic School of Health-Related Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  12. 1997
    Teacher of the Year Hall of Fame AwardMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  13. 1997
    Outstanding Clinical InstructorProgram in Physical Therapy, Mayo Clinic School of Health-Related Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  14. 1996
    Mentored Winner of the Research Trainee Prize in Radiation Oncology and Radiobiology82nd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America. Chicago, IL.
  15. 1996
    The Best Doctors in AmericaBest Doctors in America
  16. 1995
    Mayo Fellow Association Teacher of the Year AwardDivision of Radiation Oncology, Department of Oncology
  17. 1991
    Alumnus of the YearUniversity of Missouri, Kansas City
  18. 1990
    Mayo Fellow Association Teacher of the Year AwardDivision of Radiation Oncology, Department of Oncology
  19. 1987
    Clinical FellowshipAmerican Cancer Society
  20. 1985
    Intern of the Year AwardLDS Hospital
  21. 1980
    Undergraduate Research AwardBrigham Young University
  22. 1977
    MemberPhi Eta Sigma National Honor Society
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Professional memberships

  1. 2015
    MemberMayo Clinic Cancer Center Endocrine Cancer Specialty Council
  2. 2015
    Committee MemberCancer Care Advisory Council Executive Committee
  3. 2014
    Abstract ReviewerAnnual Meeting Head & Neck Abstract Reviewer, American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  4. 2014
    DiscussantAnnual Meeting Head and Neck Session, American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  5. 2014
    Workgroup MemberASTRO Clinical Practice Statements Topic Selection and Prioritizations Workgroup
  6. 2014 - present
    Committee MemberNRG Oncology Head and Neck Steering Committee, National Institutes of Health, National Institutes of Health
  7. 2013
    Abstract ReviewerAnnual Meeting Head & Neck Abstract Reviewer, American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  8. 2013
    Scientific Abstract ReviewerInternational Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society
  9. 2013 - present
    MemberBusiness Advisory Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Workgroups
  10. 2013 - present
    MemberChildren's Research Center
  11. 2013 - present
    MemberCancer Care Advisory Council, Communications Advisory Board, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Committees
  12. 2013 - present
    MemberPayer Relations Subcommittee, American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  13. 2012 - 2013
    MemberUniversity of California Los Angeles, Western Islet Biology Research Symposium Organizing Committee
  14. 2012
    MemberIndividualized Medicine Clinic Work Group, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine
  15. 2012
    Abstract ReviewerAnnual Meeting Head & Neck Abstract Reviewer, American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  16. 2011 - 2014
    MemberNominating Committee, American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  17. 2011 - 2013
    ChairRadiation Oncology Specialty Council Group
  18. 2011
    MemberScientific Committee, International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society
  19. 2011
    ModeratorInternational Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society
  20. 2011 - present
    Advisory Board MemberCommunications Advisory Board, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Committees, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  21. 2011 - present
    Co-ChairWritten and Oral Examination for Head/Neck/Skin, American Board of Radiology
  22. 2010
    MemberAmerican Society for Radiation Oncology
  23. 2009 - present
    ChairExecutive Committee, Department of Radiation Oncology
  24. 2008
    Course Co-DirectorUpdate on Thyroid and Parathyroid Ultrasound: Imaging and Intervention - Post Graduate Course, National Harbor, MD, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
  25. 2008
    ExaminerOral Board Examination, Head, Neck, and Skin, American Board of Radiology
  26. 2008
    FellowAmerican College of Radiology
  27. 2007 - 2011
    ChairRadiation Oncology Subcommittee, Radiological Society of North America
  28. 2007 - 2011
    MemberRadiation Oncology Subcommittee, Radiological Society of North America
  29. 2007 - 2010
    ChairHead and Neck Cancer Disease Oriented Group, Task Force on Regional Clinical Trials Network, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  30. 2007 - present
    MemberEndocrine Neoplasia Disease Oriented Group, Task Force on Regional Clinical Trials Network, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  31. 2007 - present
    MemberHead and Neck Cancer Disease Oriented Group, Task Force on Regional Clinical Trials Network, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  32. 2005 - 2011
    Abstract ReviewerRadiological Society of North America
  33. 2005 - 2011
    Abstract GraderEducation Exhibits Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  34. 2005 - 2011
    MemberEducation Exhibits Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  35. 2005 - 2010
    MemberAnnual Meeting - Educational Sessions, Education Council, American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  36. 2005 - present
    Team LeaderHeavy Charged Particle Therapy, Department of Radiation Oncology
  37. 2004
    ModeratorAnnual Meeting Head and Neck Session, American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  38. 2004 - present
    MemberAngoff Testing of Written Questions, American Board of Radiology
  39. 2002 - 2004
    Committee MemberAnnual Meeting and Program Committee, American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  40. 2002
    ModeratorAnnual Meeting Head and Neck Session, American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  41. 2002
    MemberField Testing of Computer Authoring Program for Recertification Examination and Oral Board Examination, American Board of Radiology
  42. 2001
    MemberPhD Thesis Dissertation Oral Examination Committee, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
  43. 2000 - 2013
    Committee MemberHead and Neck Steering Committee, Radiation Therapy Oncology Group, National Institutes of Health
  44. 2000 - 2005
    Vice Chair, Regional PracticesDepartment of Oncology
  45. 2000 - 2005
    MemberExecutive Committee, Department of Oncology
  46. 2000 - 2004
    MemberMayo Clinic Marketing Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  47. 2000 - present
    MemberInternational Society of Intraoperative Radiation Therapy
  48. 1999
    MemberPhD Thesis Dissertation Oral Examination Committee, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
  49. 1999
    MemberLibrary Curriculum Task Force, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  50. 1999 - present
    MemberTriennial Conference, Working Group 6, International Medical Informatics Association
  51. 1999 - present
    MemberDiabetes Working Group, Mayo Management Services, Inc., Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  52. 1998 - 2008
    ChairPhysician Compensation Committee, Board of Trustees, Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea
  53. 1998 - 2001
    MemberWorkstation Oversight Group, Information Systems Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  54. 1998 - 2001
    MemberMedical Information Technology Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  55. 1997 - 2005
    ChairRegional Practice Committee, Department of Radiation Oncology
  56. 1997 - 2004
    MemberMayo Policy on Misconduct in Research Task Force, Mayo Clinic Rochester Task Forces
  57. 1997 - 2001
    MemberDiabetes Steering Committee HSE, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  58. 1997 - 1998
    MemberHumanities in Medicine - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  59. 1997 - 1998
    MemberHospital Ethics Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  60. 1997 - 1998
    MemberScientific Planning Committee, Atorvastatin Study, SWPNSG
  61. 1997
    ChairTask Force on Regional Clinical Trials Network
  62. 1996 - 2008
    MemberBoard of Trustees, Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea, Mayo Clinic Health System
  63. 1996 - 2008
    MemberPhysician Compensation Committee, Board of Trustees, Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea
  64. 1996 - 2000
    MemberMultidisciplinary Staffing Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  65. 1996 - present
    MemberDiabetes Core Group, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  66. 1995 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Radiology
  67. 1995 - present
    MemberMinnesota Radiological Society
  68. 1995 - present
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  69. 1994 - 2005
    MemberExecutive Committee, Department of Radiation Oncology
  70. 1994 - 1996
    ChairClinical Practice Committee, Department of Radiation Oncology
  71. 1994 - 1996
    RepresentativeRevenue Systems Intermediary Group, Department of Radiation Oncology
  72. 1994 - 1996
    MemberExecutive Committee, Department of Oncology
  73. 1994 - 1996
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Oncology
  74. 1994 - present
    MemberMedical Concept Representation, Working Group 6, International Medical Informatics Association
  75. 1993 - 1996
    ChairQuality Performance Improvement Committee, Department of Radiation Oncology
  76. 1993
    MemberVolume XIV, Cancers of the Head and Neck in Adults and Children, Radiation Oncology Self-Assessment Program
  77. 1993 - present
    MemberHospital Core Group, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  78. 1992 - 2004
    MemberMayo Clinic Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  79. 1992 - 2004
    MemberEducation Executive Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  80. 1992 - present
    MemberInternational Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society
  81. 1991 - 2005
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Radiation Oncology
  82. 1990
    ReviewerBroadening the Base of Treatment for Alcohol Problems, National Academy of Sciences
  83. 1990 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  84. 1989 - 1996
    Patient LiaisonMayo Clinic Health Education Library Representative, Department of Radiation Oncology
  85. 1989 - 1993
    MemberTask Force for New Item Development, American Board of Radiology
  86. 1989 - present
    ChairGamma Knife Working Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Workgroups
  87. 1988 - 1989
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Oncology
  88. 1988 - present
    Group LeaderHead, Neck, and Skin Disease Site Group
  89. 1988 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  90. 1984 - 1989
    MemberUndergraduate Education Committee, Department of Neurology
  91. 1984 - 1987
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Neurology
  92. 1983 - present
    MemberCollegium Aesculapium
  93.  
    Faculty ContributorVolume XIV, Cancers of the Head and Neck in Adults and Children, Radiation Oncology Self-Assessment Program
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Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.