Yolanda I. Garces, M.D.

  1. Radiation Oncologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Breast cancer
  2. Head and neck cancer
  3. Lung cancer
  4. Tobacco use
  1. Brain stereotactic radiosurgery
  2. Stereotactic radiosurgery
  • Tobacco dependence treatments and quality of life for oncology patients
  • GammaKnife and stereotactic body radiosurgery
  • Head and neck, lung and breast cancers

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 2008
    MS - Biomedical Sciences, Clinical and Translational ScienceMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2000
    Resident - Radiation OncologyMayo Clinic in Rochester
  3. 1996
    Internship - Transitional InternshipEvanston Hospital
  4. 1995
    MDUniversity of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
  5. 1990
    BA - ChemistryNorthwestern University

Certifications

  1. 2000
    Radiation OncologyAmerican Board of Radiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2004
    Excellence in Teaching Recognition in Radiation OncologyMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  2. 2004
    Best Poster Award at 28th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Preventive OncologyAmerican Society of Preventive Oncology
  3. 2004
    Eagle's Cancer Fund GrantFraternal Order of the Eagles
  4. 2003
    Falk FellowshipDr. Ralph & Marion C. Falk Medical Research Trust
  5. 2002
    Eagles' Cancer Fund GrantFraternal Order of the Eagles
  6. 2001
    K-awardNational Institutes of Health
  7. 2000
    Robert T. and Alma Moreton Oncology FellowAwarding Organization
  8. 2000
    Travel AwardRadiation Therapy Oncology Group Semi-Annual Meeting
  9. 1999
    Resident Travel Grant AwardAmerican Brachytherapy Society
  10. 1999
    Davenport Fellowship AwardAwarding Organization
  11. 1993
    Research Training Fellowship for Medical StudentsHoward Hughes Medical Institute
  12. 1992
    National Institutes of Health Research ScholarHoward Hughes Medical Institute
  13. 1991
    Student Summer Research FellowDr. W.R. Craig
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Professional memberships

  1. 2010 - present
    ChairCancer Center Data Safety Monitoring Board, Department of Oncology
  2. 2010 - present
    MemberClinical Studies Oversight Committee, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  3. 2009 - 2012
    MemberFinance Committee, Minnesota Cancer Alliance
  4. 2007 - 2013
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Radiation Oncology
  5. 2006 - 2010
    Representing Mayo Clinic Cancer CenterSteering Committee, Minnesota Cancer Alliance
  6. 2003 - 2011
    ChairMayo Clinic Cancer Center Education Network, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Committees, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  7. 2003 - present
    MemberCancer Center Data Safety Monitoring Board, Department of Oncology
  8. 2002 - 2011
    MemberQuality of Life Group, North Central Cancer Treatment Group, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - Rochester
  9. 2001 - 2011
    MemberMayo Clinic Cancer Center Education Network, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Committees, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  10. 2000 - 2015
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  11. 2000 - 2011
    MemberLung Study Group, North Central Cancer Treatment Group, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - Rochester
  12. 2000 - 2007
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Radiation Oncology
  13. 2000 - present
    Alternate MemberCancer Center Clinical Research Administrative Subcommittee, Department of Oncology
  14. 2000 - present
    MemberAmerican Board of Radiology
  15. 1999 - 2011
    MemberRadiological Society of North America
  16. 1998 - 2005
    MemberAmerican College of Radiology
  17. 1998 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Radiation Oncology
  18. 1998 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Women Radiologists
  19. 1996 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  20. 1996 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  21. 1996 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  22. 1990 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  23.  
    MemberMayo Clinic Cancer Center - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
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