Curtiland Deville Jr., M.D.

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  • Medical Director, Johns Hopkins Proton Therapy Center
  • Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences

Languages: English, Portuguese


Prostate Cancer, Radiation Oncology, Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Urological Oncology more

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Sibley Memorial Hospital

Appointment Phone: 202-537-4787
5255 Loughboro Road NW
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Phone: 202-537-4787

Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Phone: 410-502-8000


Curtiland Deville, MD, is the Medical Director of the Johns Hopkins Proton Therapy Center, Clinical Director of Radiation Oncology at Sibley Memorial Hospital, co-director of the Kimmel Cancer Center Prostate Multidisciplinary Clinic at Sibley Memorial Hospital and an Associate Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Listen to Dr. Deville’s On Target podcast episode to learn more about his work.

Dr. Deville is an expert in proton therapy and a leader in several institutional and national clinical trials. He treats genitourinary malignancies, including prostate cancer, and soft tissue sarcomas, and is dedicated to creating individualized treatment plans for each patient. 

His research interests involve better targeting tumors through proton and photon therapies and reducing radiation to healthy tissues. He analyzes toxicity rates with modern radiation techniques and uses the most advanced technology for his patients’ care. 

Dr. Deville is also a Senior Editor for Advances in Radiation Oncology, as well as a reviewer for several journals that focus on radiation oncology.

He is an expert on physician workforce diversity and widely published in the field. He is the immediate past Chair of the American Society of Radiation Oncology's Committee on Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Chair of the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s Diversity in Oncology Subcommittee. more


  • Medical Director, Johns Hopkins Proton Therapy Center
  • Clinical Director, Radiation Oncology, Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences
  • Associate Professor of Oncology

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Brown University School of Medicine (2005)


  • Radiation Oncology; Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (2010)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology (Radiation Oncology) (2011)

Research & Publications

Clinical Trials

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Selected Publications

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Deville C, Both S, Hwang WT, Tochner Z, Vapiwala N. Clinical toxicities and dosimetric parameters after whole-pelvis versus prostate-only intensity-modulated radiation therapy for prostate cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Nov 1;78(3):763-72. PubMed PMID: 20171807

Deville C, Ben-Josef E, Vapiwala N. Radiation therapy modalities for prostate cancer. JAMA. 2012 Aug 1;308(5):451; author reply 451-2. PubMed PMID: 22851101

Fang P, Mick R, Deville C, Both S, Bekelman JE, Christodouleas JP, Guzzo TJ, Tochner Z, Hahn SM, Vapiwala N. A case-matched study of toxicity outcomes after proton therapy and intensity-modulated radiation therapy for prostate cancer. Cancer. 2014 Nov 25;PubMed PMID: 25423899

Deville C. Chapter 46. Proton Beam Therapy. In: Mydlo JH, Godec CJ (eds.) Prostate Cancer: Science and Clinical Practice, 2nd ed. Elsevier Press, 2015

Baldini EH, Wang D, Haas RL, Catton CN, Indelicato DJ, Kirsch DG, Roberge D, Salerno K, Deville C, Guadagnolo BA, O'Sullivan B, Petersen IA, Le Pechoux C, Abrams RA, DeLaney TF. Treatment Guidelines for Preoperative Radiation Therapy for Retroperitoneal Sarcoma: Preliminary Consensus of an International Expert Panel. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Jul 1;92(3):602-612. PubMed PMID: 26068493

Activities & Honors


  • American Society for Radiation Oncology


  • American Society of Clinical Oncology


  • National Medical Association


  • American College of Radiology


Videos & Media

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Let's Talk Health: Prostate Cancer

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

On Target Podcast: Dr Akila Viswanathan discussing the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer, Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center Podcasts. (August 13, 2019)

End-of-Radiation PSA Helps Predict the Success of Treatment, DISCOVERY Winter 2017, Volume 13

Meet Our Radiation Oncologists, Sibley On Health, Winter 2015

Women, minorities still underrepresented in medical specialties, Reuters, August 24, 2015

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