Michael A. Papagikos, MD

Michael Papagikos
Radiation Oncology

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Dr. Papagikos is married with two teenage boys. He was born in California and raised in New England, but has been a proud North Carolinian since 1997. His hobbies include alpine skiing, biking, sailing, and watching NY Mets baseball.


  • Certified by the American Board of Radiology

    Professional memberships include:

    • American Society for Radiation Oncology
    • American Brachytherapy Society
    • American Society of Clinical Oncology


    • NHRMC Multi-disciplinary Lung Program Director
    • NHRMC Physician Leadership Institute Graduate
    • Belmont University Lean Healthcare Certificate Program
    • ASCO Clinical Trials Participation Award
    • ABS/Seattle Prostate Institute Brachytherapy Fellowship
    • Chief Resident, Radiation Oncology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine
    • RSNA Resident Research Grant Recipient
    • AACR/ASCO Methods in Clinical Cancer Research Fellow
    • M. Robert Cooper Oncology Award
    • RSNA Medical Student Scholar Award
Licensed by the North Carolina Medical Board
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  • Areas of Interest Include:

    • Prostate cancer (SBRT, IMRT, RapidArc, LDR Brachytherapy)
    • Lung and Thoracic cancers (IMRT and SBRT)
    • Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for liver, adrenal, pancreas and bone cancers
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery for brain metastases
  • Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT
  • Doctor of Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
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Media & Publications

Dr. Papagikos discusses the new NHRMC Lung Program for lung cancer awareness month.

Publications, Abstracts and Lectures

Clinical Research Activities

Local Principal Investigator for:

  • GU-003
  • GU-005
  • RTOG 0924
  • RTOG 0232
  • Phase II SBRT Prostate Clinical Trial
  • OSI 3602 Head and Neck Clinical Trial

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