Dr. Richard Crownover specializes in tumors of the breast, musculoskeletal system, liver and brain with a special emphasis on stereotactic body radiotherapy and radiosurgery. He provides radiation treatments for pediatric patients from all of the major hospital systems in San Antonio. He previously served as Chief of the breast and musculoskeletal tumor services at the Cleveland Clinic department of radiation oncology. For his work with breast cancer, Dr. Crownover was named one of the “Best Doctors for Women” by Ladies Home Journal and one of “America’s Top Doctors” by Redbook. He joined the department of radiation oncology at UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center in 2007. In 2017, he received the Presidential Clinical Excellence Award. He is actively researching ways to improve outcomes for breast cancer and pediatric tumors.
Bartanusz, V., Ziu, M., Jimenez, D. F., Crownover, R. L. & Langevin, A. M. Zoledronic acid therapy for recurrent giant cell tumor of the C2 vertebra in an adolescent. Spine J. 1;15(8):1886-7 (2015). PMID: 25817726
Gutierrez, A.N., Stathakis, S., Crownover, R., Esquivel, C., Shi, C. & Papanikolaou, N. Clinical evaluation of an immobilization system for stereotactic body radiotherapy using helical tomotherapy. Med Dosim 36(2):126-9 (2010). PMID:20435464