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Sherif Yacoub, MD, PhD

Sherif Yacoub, MD

Accepting New Patients

Radiation Oncology

WellSpan Medical Group

My Locations

WellSpan Radiation Oncology
40 V-Twin Dr.
Gettysburg, PA 17325
(717) 339-2640
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About Me

Why I chose to pursue a career in healthcare:

I pursue this fantastic field of oncology to allow me as a physician to use high-tech, have frequent patient contact, and be an integral part of an interdisciplinary team. The field is very data- and trial-driven, and new developments are occurring at a breakneck pace. I am constantly walking down the hall to discuss a case with my medical oncology or radiology colleagues, or on the phone or meeting in-person at tumor boards with my surgical (and other) colleagues. We are more than a set of guidelines when it comes to patient cancer care. I enjoy delivering the highest standard in my field.

What I want my patients to know about me:

I'm board-certified and spent one year at Lyon Sud Hospital, France as a radiation oncology resident. I joined the radiation oncology department of Eastern Virginia Medical School as a post-doctoral fellow and completed my PhD dissertation. I completed an internal medicine internship at Mercer University Medical School in Macon, Georgia. I completed my radiation oncology residency at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio and served as chief resident and clinical instructor at the Radiation Oncology Department. I completed a fellowship at the Seattle Prostate Institute, Seattle, WA.

What I do when I'm not seeing patients:

I enjoy watching movies, travel abroad and explore different countries, enjoy time off on the beach and fishing with my wife, two kids and friends. I am actively involved helping other underdeveloped countries to get better radiation oncology standard.

Clinical Interests

  • Intensity Modulated Rad Therap
  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology | Radiation Oncology

Education & Credentials

  • Medical School: Ain Shams University
  • Medical School: Ain Shams University
  • Internship Program: Ain Shams University | Internal Medicine
  • Internship Program: Mercer University Medical School | Internal Medicine
  • Residency Program: Ain Shams University | Radiation Oncology
  • Residency Program: Lyon Sud Hospital | Radiation Oncology
  • Fellowship Program: Eastern Virginia Medical School | Radiation Oncology
  • Fellowship Program: Seattle Prostate Institute | Brachytherapy
  • Undergraduate Education: Ain Shams University

WellSpan Hospital Affiliations

  • WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital
  • WellSpan Ephrata Hospital
  • WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital
  • WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital
  • WellSpan Surgery & Rehabilitation Hospital
  • WellSpan Waynesboro Hospital
  • WellSpan York Hospital

Health Plans Accepted

WellSpan Financial Assistance Program participant

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Amerihealth Caritas PA
  • Capital BlueCross
  • Cigna Healthcare
  • Cigna Medicare Advantage
  • Gateway Highmark Wholecare
  • Geisinger
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • HPP/Jefferson Health Plan
  • InterGroup/Prime Health Services
  • John Hopkins Health Care
  • PA Health & Wellness (Centene)
  • PA Medical Assistance
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care
  • Railroad Medicare
  • South Central Preferred
  • Tricare
  • UHC
  • United Healthcare
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Vibra Health Plan

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