Scott L. Sailer, M.D.
||St. Olaf College
||Harvard Medical School
||Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
American Board of Radiology, Radiation Oncology
Dr. Scott Lee Sailer joined Cancer Centers of North Carolina in 2011. He is one of the nation’s leading radiation oncologists and brings an outstanding breadth of experience treating a variety of cancers, including cancer of the head, neck, and prostate.
After graduating from the Harvard Medical School, Dr. Sailer was appointed Chief Resident in Radiation Therapy in the Department of Radiation Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. In 1988, he moved to North Carolina to join the radiation therapy staff at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill. There he worked as an associate professor, clinical researcher and, most recently, was Medical Director of the Radiation Therapy Program. While on staff at Chapel Hill, Dr. Sailer played a key role in the early clinical use of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT). Prior to joining CCNC, Dr. Sailer was co-medical director of Wake Radiology’s Cary Oncology Center.
Dr. Sailer’s dedication to the development of effective new treatments has brought national acclaim and such well-earned accolades as being named one of "America’s Top Doctors," by Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. He was also honored by his peers when asked to be an examiner of new radiologists by the American College of Radiology. In addition, he is the recipient of eight research grants from such groups as the American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute.