Dr. Indelicato is a tenured Professor and Associate Vice Chair of the University of Florida Department of Radiation Oncology. He currently holds the William and Joan Mendenhall Endowed Professorship of Pediatric Radiotherapy and directs the University of Florida pediatric radiotherapy program. He specializes in caring for children with brain tumors and sarcomas.
Dr. Indelicato received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and medical degree from the University of Miami. He completed a general oncology internship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center before residency training in radiation oncology at the University of Florida. An established cancer researcher, he is the author of multiple book chapters and his research has been published in over 150 articles in respected medical journals, including the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Lancet Oncology, Cancer, The International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology and Physics, and Medical Physics. His research focuses on decreasing the acute and late side effects of radiation in children and young adults. In 2017, he was awarded the Pioneer of Innovation Award from the Northeast Florida Pediatric Society. In 2018, he was awarded a University of Florida Term Professorship position. Over the past decade, he has received over $1 million dollars in funding to conduct groundbreaking research on childhood cancer.
Dr. Indelicato plays an active role in University of Florida resident education and directs the pediatric proton therapy fellowship program. In 2010 and 2011 he received the University of Florida College of Medicine Exemplary Teacher Award and in 2011 he was recognized with the University of Florida College of Medicine International Educator Award for Junior Faculty. He is the current North American Education Chair for the Pediatric Radiation Oncology Society. He is a pediatric cancer examiner for the American Board of Radiology and serves on the National Cancer Institute Pediatric Central IRB.