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Bryan J. Traughber, M.D.

  1. Radiation Oncologist


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Bryan J. Traughber, M.D., is a radiation oncologist specializing in genitourinary (GU) malignancies including cancers of the prostate, kidney, penis, and bladder. He is actively engaged in translational and clinical research often done in collaboration with other scientists from Mayo Clinic as well as from other institutions.

  • Clinical focus includes management of newly diagnosed and recurrent prostate cancers
  • Metastasis directed therapy with stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for low volume (oligometastatic) genitourinary cancers
  • Utilizes both photon and proton-based treatment techniques
  • Research interests include new medical devices, molecular imaging, radiopharmaceutical development, and novel combination therapies involving either external beam radiotherapy or radiopharmaceuticals
  • Management of newly diagnosed prostate and bladder cancers
  • Metastasis directed therapy for men with recurrent or low volume (oligometastatic) prostate cancer
  • Salvage reirradiation for recurrent prostate cancer that has been previously treated with radiation therapy
  1. 2016
    Residency - University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, Department of Radiation OncologyCase Western Reserve University
  2. 2012
    Post Doctoral Fellowship - School of Medicine, Departments of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering, Case Center for Imaging Research.Case Western Reserve University
  3. 2010
    Residency - Department of RadiologyCase Western Reserve University
  4. 2009
    Preliminary Medicine Internship - Metrohealth Medical CenterCase Western Reserve University
  5. 2008
    MDDavid Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles
  6. 2007
    Research Scholar - Clinical Center, Imaging Sciences ProgramNational Institute of Health
  7. 2001
    BA - Bachelor of Arts, Major: Chemistry and Biochemistry, Summa Cum LaudeWartburg College


  1. 2019
    Radiation OncologyAmerican Board of Radiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2016
    Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award in Radiation OncologyRadiological Society of North America (RSNA)
  2. 2014
    Chief Resident, Department of Radiation OncologyUniversity Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  3. 2013
    Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award in Radiation OncologyRadiological Society of North America (RSNA)

Professional memberships

  1. 2019 - present
    InvestigatorNRG Oncology Group
  2. 2017 - present
    GU Subcommittee of the Scientific ProgramECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group
  3. 2016 - present
    Commiittee MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), Working Group on Robotic Brachytherapy
  4. 2014 - present
    MemberRadiological Society of North America
  5. 2013 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)