Alexander Engelman, M.D.

Dr. Engelman, a native of Tampa, is a Radiation Oncologist with experience in treating all cancer sites. He is board certified in Radiation Oncology and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Radiology.

Dr. Engelman received his medical training at Georgetown University School of Medicine where he served as the chair of both the Student Medical Education Committee and the Professionalism Committee. During his tenure at Georgetown he received the Cura Personalis Outstanding Service award and the Eisenberg Humanities Dahlgren Memorial READ Award. He also obtained a Master’s Degree in Physiology and Biophysics from Georgetown and completed his Internship in Internal Medicine at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital.

For his residency training, Dr. Engelman attended the University of Maryland Medical Center and the Maryland Proton Treatment Center, with additional time at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. He has experience with external beam radiotherapy, LDR and HDR brachytherapy, partial breast irradiation, Gamma Knife and CyberKnife radiosurgery, and stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT). He is one of few radiation oncologists to receive dedicated training in proton therapy in Tampa Bay. Before joining the Cancer Center of South Tampa, Dr. Engelman was proud to serve our nation’s veterans at the CW Bill Young Bay Pines VA.

Dr. Engelman and his team view cancer care as a calling and believe in a comprehensive approach that requires not only the highest level of technical excellence but also a personal atmosphere and positive environment. At the Cancer Center of South Tampa, every patient will be treated with importance and receive thoughtful, individualized care from Dr. Engelman and his team. We encourage patients and their care givers to engage their optimism, spirit, and community in the fight against cancer.


  • University of South Florida – Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology – Tampa, FL
  • Georgetown University School- master’s degree in Physiology and Biophysics - Washington, D.C.
  • Georgetown University School of Medicine - Washington, D.C.


  • Medstar Georgetown University Hospital - Internal Medicine- Washington, D.C


  • University of Maryland Medical Center - Baltimore, MD
  • Maryland Proton Treatment Center - Baltimore, MD
  • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital - Memphis, TN

Board Certification:

  • Board Certified - Radiation Oncology

Medical Accreditation:

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Radiology

Clinical Expertise:

  • Radiation Oncology

Special Interests:

  • External beam radiotherapy
  • LDR and HDR brachytherapy
  • Partial breast irradiation
  • Gamma Knife and CyberKnife radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT)

Awards, Publications & Research Studies

  • Cura Personalis Outstanding Service Award
  • Eisenberg Humanities Dahlgren Memorial READ Award