Nathan Tennyson, MD

Primary Specialties:
  • Radiation Oncology  (Board Certified)
Accepting New Patients
  • About

    About

    Physician Bio

    A West Palm Beach native, Dr. Tennyson decided to return to the Palm Beaches after finishing his education. He completed his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Florida and graduated cum lade from both; he was also awarded membership in the prestigious AOA (Alpha Omega Alpha) Honor Medical Society in medical school. He completed his internship and residency training in radiation oncology at Virginia Commonwealth University, where he served as chief resident during his final year of training. He spent a significant amount of his training caring for veterans at the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center, which houses the national office for radiation oncology for veterans’ affairs. Dr. Tennyson is published in peer-reviewed journals and has presented at numerous national and international scientific meetings on such topics as lung and prostate cancer, GI malignancies and radiation uses in benign diseases. Upon returning to the area, Dr. Tennyson joined Jupiter Medical Specialists at the esteemed Anderson Family Cancer Institute’s Foshay Radiation Oncology Center at Jupiter Medical Center.

  • Education

    Education

    Medical School:

    University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL, Cum Laude

    Internship:

    Virginia Commonwealth University Hospital , Richmond, VA

    Residency:

    Virginia Commonwealth University Hospital , Richmond, VA

    Board Certification:

    American Board of Radiology -- Radiation Oncology American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

    Areas of Interest

    Brain Cancer, Lung Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Head and Neck, Liver Cancer, Skin Cancer, & Pancreatic Cancer

    Awards

    Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA); Palm Beach County Medical Society Auxiliary Scholarship 2010;
    Psychiatry Award for Clinical Excellence 2009; Chemical Physics Scholarship 2007

  • In The News

    In The News

    Read Dr. Tennyson's recent article about Jupiter Medical Center's Radiation Oncology program

  • Research & Publications

    Research & Publications

    Publications:

    1,Tennyson, Nathan et al. Effect of variations in atelectasis on tumor displacement duringradiation therapy for locally advanced lung cancer. Advances in Radiation Oncology , Volume 2 ,Issue 1 , 19 – 26 Jan-Mar 2017

    2.Schuster J, Saraiya S, Tennyson N, Nedelka M, Mukhopadhyay N, Weiss E Patient-reportedoutcomes after electron radiation treatment for early-stage palmar and plantar fibromatosis.Pract Radiat Oncol 2015 Nov-Dec

    3.Tennyson, N., et al., Transanal excision with radiation therapy for rectal adenocarcinoma. Clin Med Res., 2012. 10(4): p. 224-9. doi: 10.3121/cmr.2012.1072. Epub 2012 Sep 20

    4.Peng, R. Paek, E. XIA C. , Tennyson, N., Clare-Salzler, M., Heightened Interferon-α/β Response Causes Myeloid Cell Dysfunction and Promotes T1D Pathogenesis in NOD Mice. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 2006. 1079(1): p. 99-102.

    Oral Presentations and Abstracts

    1. N. Tennyson, E. Weiss, W. Sleeman, M. Rosu, T. Catron, N. Jan and G. Hugo. The Effect of Variations in Atelectasis on Tumor Displacement During Radiation Therapy for Locally Advanced Lung Cancer. Oral presentation, American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 56th Annual Meeting 2015

    2. Tennyson, N. Mukhopadhyay, N. Moghanaki, D. Chang, M. Hagan, M. Post Treatment Testosterone Levels do not Affect Rates of Biochemical Failure in Men Who Have Undergone Definitive Radiation for Prostate Cancer: Implications for Testosterone Replacement. Poster presentation, American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 56th Annual Meeting 2015

    3. N. Tennyson, G. Hugo, A. Sima, W. Sleeman, M. Rosu, T. Catron, N. Jan and E. Weiss Does Tumor Reduction During Radiation Therapy Predict for Local Recurrence in Locally Advanced Lung Cancer? Poster presentation, American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 56th Annual Meeting 2015

    4. N. Mahon, N. Tennyson, E. Weiss, and G. Hugo CT intensity change of lung tumors duringradiation therapy. Poster presentation, AAPM Annual Meeting 2015

    5. Schuster, J. Saraiya, S. Nedelka, M. Tennyson, N. Weiss, E. Patient-Reported Outcome After Electron Radiation Treatment for Early-Stage Palmar and Plantar Fibromatosis. Poster presentation, American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 55th Annual Meeting 2014

    6. Tennyson, N. Schuster, J. Weiss, E. Dupuytren’s Disease, Treatment of early stage disease with a novel dose fractionation schedule; proposition of a clinical trial. Oral Presentation, Radiation Oncology Research Day 2014.

    7. Tennyson, N. Mukhopadhyay, N. Moghanaki, D. Chang, M. Hagan, M. Short-term Androgen Deprivation Therapy Does Not Cause Long-term Testosterone Suppression or Increased Acute Side Effects in Patients Treated With Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer. Poster presentation, American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 55th Annual Meeting 2013

    8. Schutzer, M. Moghanaki, D. Tennyson, N. Yu J. Anscher, M. Simultaneous Radiotherapy Boost to Recurrent Tumor Nodules on Multiparametric MRI after Prostatectomy. Poster presentation, American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 55th Annual Meeting 2013

    9. Tennyson, N. Mukhopadhyay, N. Moghanaki, D. Chang, M. Hagan, M. Short-term Androgen Deprivation Therapy Does Not Cause Long-term Testosterone Suppression or Increased Acute Side Effects in Patients Treated With Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer. Oral presentation, VCU research day 2013

    10. Tennyson, N. Multiparametric MRI in prostate cancer. Podium presentation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Multidisciplinary Genitourinary Oncology Grand Rounds 2012

    11. Tennyson N, Mendenhall WM, Morris CG, Huang EH, Zlotecki RA. Transanal Excision Combined with either Preoperative or Postoperative Radiation Therapy for Rectal Adenocarcinoma: The University of Florida Experience. Poster presentation, American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 53rd Annual Meeting 2011