David M. Routman, M.D.

  1. Radiation Oncologist


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Dr. David Routman is a radiation oncologist in the Department of Radiation Oncology, Rochester, MN. Dr. Routman has special interest in complex tumors of the head and neck and central nervous system as well as emerging technologies in radiation oncology.

He is active in research with the goal to improve the quality of life and outcomes for patients undergoing treatment for cancer. He has published studies in many oncology journals and is involved in leading clinical trials.

His work has been recognized by the American College of Radiation Oncology and the American Society of Therapeutic Oncology.

  • Head and Neck Malignancies
  • Central Nervous Malignancies
  • Proton Therapy
  • Remote Patient Monitoring
  • Patient Reported Outcomes
  • Cancer Biomarkers
  • Advanced Treatment Planning
  1. 2021
    ResidencyRadiation Oncology Residency Program, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2020
    ResidentRadiation Oncology, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2016
    Internship - Preliminary MedicineKaiser Permanente
  4. 2015
    Doctorate of MedicineKeck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
  5. 2005
    BA - Molecular and Cell Biology PsychologyUniversity of California Berkeley


  1. 2021
    Radiation OncologyAmerican Board of Radiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2022
    Basic/Translational Science AwardASTRO
  2. 2021
    Patient Experience AwardPress Ganey
  3. 2020
    Individual Top Performing Provider Patient Experience awardPress Ganey
  4. 2020
    Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award (RSNA)Mayo Clinic
  5. 2019
    Late Breaking Abstract selected for Best of ASTROAmerican Society for Radiation Oncology
  6. 2019
    Eagles 5th District Cancer Research Award (Grant)5th District Eagles Cancer Telethon
  7. 2018
    Outstanding Abstract Travel AwardAmerican College of Radiation Oncology
  8. 2015
    Honor SocietyAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  9. 2014
    Beverly Brines Scholarship for Outstanding Community ServiceKeck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
  10. 2014
    Schweitzer FellowshipKeck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - present
    Committee MemberNRG Brain Tumor General Committee
  2. 2022 - present
    Commiittee MemberNRG Oncology Translational Science Committee
  3. 2021 - present
    MemberRadiation Oncology Executive Operations Committee, Department of Radiation Oncology
  4. 2021 - present
    Chair/Co-ChairRadiation Oncology IT Governance, Radiation Oncology Specialty Council, Mayo Clinic Specialty Council
  5. 2020 - present
    MemberRadiation Oncology Research Executive Committee
  6. 2019 - 2020
    DelegateMinnesota Medical Association
  7. 2017 - 2020
    DelegateRadiation Oncology Education Committee
  8. 2016 - present
    Bronze LevelMayo Clinic Quality Academy
  9. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  10. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Radiation Oncology
  11. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Radiation Oncology
  12. 2015 - present
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society


Research activities

See a description of research activities.