Roy H. Decker M.D.
- Assistant Professor of Therapeutic Radiology
- Yale University School of Medicine
Dr. Roy Decker is an assistant professor of therapeutic radiology at the Yale University School of Medicine. In addition to his faculty position at Yale, Dr. Decker also is affiliate physician at the Yale-New Haven Shoreline Medical Center and the Lawrence and Memorial Hospital Community Cancer Center in New London.
Dr. Decker received his bachelor’s degree in science from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. He then enrolled in VCU’s school of medicine, receiving his M.D. Ph.D. in 2002. His interest in internal medicine led him to complete an internship in the field at the Medical College of Virginia Hospital. Dr. Decker then completed his residency in therapeutic radiology at Yale-New Haven Hospital between 2003 and 2007.
Dr. Decker’s clinical interests run the gamut of cancer treatment areas. Among the highlights of his research interests are thoracic oncology, prostate cancer, and cancers of the neck and head. Dr. Decker, while comparatively young next to his peers, is well published between 1992 and the present, and has received a great deal of acclaim from his patients and fellow physicians for his innovative approaches to cancer treatment and therapeutic radiology.
In 2007, Dr. Decker received the prestigious Travel Award as well as the Resident/Fellow Research Award from the Radiological Society of America. He was also appointed to his current position on the Yale University School of Medicine that same year.
- Yale University School of Medicine. Physician Profile.
Last modified: December 24, 2010.