Thomas A. Sheldon, MD
Concord | Radiation Treatment & Oncology
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Radiation Oncology New Hampshire | Dr. Thomas A SheldonDr. Sheldon received his Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1976 where he was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honors society. While in college, he worked with a research team studying interferon. He graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine in 1980. During medical school, he participated in research in radiobiology at the Harvard School of Public Health.

Dr. Sheldon completed an internship in medicine and surgery at Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Massachusetts, where he received the Margaret Derby Scholarship award in 1981. He completed a residency in radiation oncology at the Joint Center for Radiation Therapy at Harvard Medical School in 1983. He received a National Research Service Award.

After his training, Dr. Sheldon joined the staff of the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and the New England Deaconess Hospital as an instructor in radiation therapy at Harvard Medical School, where he remained for two years. He did research and wrote extensively on locally advanced breast cancer. He also participated in pioneering work combining chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery in lung cancer.

Since coming to New Hampshire in 1986, Dr. Sheldon has worked extensively with the American Cancer Society, serving as the N.H. President and on the National Board of Directors. He received the St. Georges Medal, the highest honor given to volunteers. Over the years, Dr. Sheldon has worked hard to maintain his Harvard affiliation to bring academic quality care to the Merrimack Valley and Seacoast. In recent years, he and Dr. Becht established a prostate seed program, performing more than 1,000 procedures at Elliot Hospital, and more recently at Concord Hospital. With others, he developed a new radiation oncology program at Concord Hospital in partnership with the Elliot Hospital. He serves as the medical director of the Concord center.
Schedule a visit with Dr. Sheldon in:
Concord Hospital
250 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
Telephone: (603) 230-6100

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