Our Team

Your treatment team consists of many different people working together to provide you with excellent care. They are all available to answer any questions you may have. Below is a brief description of each position and what they do for you.

Sidney C. Roberts, MD, FACR

Sidney C. Roberts, MD, FACR

Radiation Oncologist

Dr. Roberts is the leader of your treatment team. He will facilitate the development of your individualized treatment plan. As the radiation oncologist, Dr. Roberts will coordinate with your other cancer doctors (such as surgeons and medical oncologists) and provide them with a summary of your treatment once completed. 

Learn more about Dr. Roberts's credentials and training

Kim Burnett, RN, MS, FNP-BC

Kim Burnett, RN, MS, FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner

Our Cancer Center nurse practitioner is Dr. Roberts’s right hand. She works with him on all initial consultations to gather pertinent medical history and information and educate patients on what to expect from radiation treatment. She and the oncology nurse, Madelene, coordinate any tests or scans that need to be scheduled as well as referrals to other physicians as needed.

Madelene Collier, RN, OCN

Madelene Collier, RN, OCN

Radiation Oncology Nurse

Your radiation oncology nurse is a licensed, registered nurse specializing in cancer care who works together with Dr. Roberts and radiation therapists. She will be here to answer your questions, discuss possible side effects (and how to best manage them), and provide any support you need from your first appointment right through your follow-up care.

Jewel Randle, RT (R)(T)

Jewel Randle, RT (R)(T)

Lead Radiation Therapist

Under the supervision and guidance of Dr. Roberts, our radiation therapists administer the daily radiation treatments. They are also responsible for ensuring the treatment machines are in good working order and for maintaining your daily treatment records. Each of our therapists is licensed and certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.

Aimee Salas, RT (T)

Aimee Salas, RT (T)

Radiation Therapist

Under the supervision and guidance of Dr. Roberts, our radiation therapists administer the daily radiation treatments. They are also responsible for ensuring the treatment machines are in good working order and for maintaining your daily treatment records. Each of our therapists is licensed and certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.

Josh Yarbrough, RT (R)

Josh Yarbrough, RT (R)

Student Radiation Therapist

Our radiation therapists and the rest of your team believe it is important to help train up the next generation of cancer treatment professionals. Periodically, we have student therapists who are “learning the ropes” from our highly experienced therapists. However, our licensed therapists remain in charge of your daily treatment.

Julie McClain, RT (R)(T)

Julie McClain, RT (R)(T)

Dosimetrist

One of the benefits of radiation therapy is the extremely targeted nature of the treatment. Our dosimetrist is a specially trained radiation therapist who works with our physicist to calculate the right dose of radiation to destroy your tumor while minimizing the impact on surrounding tissues. She develops several treatment plans, then works closely with Dr. Roberts to customize the treatment to best meet your needs.

Linda Miller, MS

Linda Miller, MS

Medical Radiation Physicist

Our medical radiation physicist oversees the work of the dosimetrist and works directly with Dr. Roberts during the planning and delivery of your treatment. She performs regular safety checks on all equipment to measure the radiation beams and is responsible for quality control for all equipment and procedures. Ms. Miller is certified by the American Board of Radiology in both Diagnostic Radiological Physics and Radiation Therapy Physics.

Genesis Valdes, RDN, LD

Genesis Valdes, RDN, LD

Nutrition Services

Fueling your body properly is essential during your course of treatment. Our on-staff clinical dietitian, Genesis Valdes, works with you to ensure you get the proper nutrition, and can help you effectively modify your diet if treatments are causing side effects. She also can provide suggestions for both your daily menu and any valuable nutritional supplements as well.

Apollonia Ellis, LMSW

Apollonia Ellis, LMSW

Social Worker

An oncology social worker is an important member of your care team, helping you navigate the healthcare system and find support to manage the day-to-day challenges of living with cancer. This includes providing education, information on counseling and other services, discharge and home care planning services, and referrals to community resources for people with cancer and their families and friends.

Evelyn Leach

Evelyn Leach

Receptionist

Our receptionist greets you each day you come for a consultation, treatment, or follow-up, and lets the therapists know you are here for treatment. She schedules appointments and works with insurance companies to make sure your tests and treatment are approved to be done. She may have paperwork for you to fill out as well.