Our team of board certified Radiation Oncologists is committed to providing world class radiation technology and treatments to our patients.
All of our physicians are board certified in radiation oncology and have years of specialized experience in radiation therapies for various types of cancers. Our physicians are experts in the field of radiation therapy and have adopted the latest equipment and technology used to deliver therapy with precision accuracy.
Your physician will serve as the team leader for your personalized care and work with other medical staff, including nurses and therapists, to coordinate your individual treatment plan.
Robert L. Franklin III, M.D.
Certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Radiology, Dr. Franklin is also a past president of the Alabama Society of Radiation Oncology. He was educated at Samford University and The University of Alabama School of Medicine with further training at Lloyd Nolan Hospital and the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham.
Along with his wife, Michelle and three children, Dr. Franklin enjoys outdoor activities in all seasons. He and his family are active members of Vaughn Forest Church.
Michael L. Ingram, M.D.
Dr. Ingram graduated magna cum laude from the University of Louisville where he also received his medical degree. At the University of Louisville, he was president of the student body and received the Department of Pathology Award for Writing. Also board certified by the American Board of Radiology in radiation oncology, Dr. Ingram has made presentations on various oncology topics and has published articles in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics.
Dr. Ingram, his wife Allison and three daughters are members of First United Methodist Church. In addition to involvement in civic organizations, he likes to run, ski and travel.
Dr. Marcrom is originally from Manchester, Tennessee. He attended Lipscomb University for his undergraduate education on a collegiate golf scholarship, and he graduated as valedictorian of his class. Subsequently, he attended the University of Tennessee College of Medicine where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society and graduated at the top of his medical school class. He completed his radiation oncology residency training at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
During residency, he was enrolled in the Clinical Trials Pathway at UAB where his main research efforts involved the central nervous system, head and neck malignancies, and resident education. He published several manuscripts, and he wrote and opened a prospective phase I trial during his training. Dr. Marcrom was elected to represent radiation oncology residents on the ARRO executive committee, and he served as a guest editor for the ACR Journal Advisor. He is excited to join the team at Central Alabama Radiation Oncology and looks forward to serving the community.
Dr. Alex Whitley, holds a Ph.D. in Gastrointestinal Malignancies with clinical interest in head and neck, gynecological, and esophageal cancers. Among his many honors and awards, Dr. Whitley served as Chief Resident at UAB in Radiation Oncology in 2013; received the 2014 ABS/Nucletron HDR Brachytherapy Scholarship; and was named UAB Clinical Trial Auditor in 2014.
Certified by the American Board of Radiology, Dr. Whitley maintains professional membership in a number of medical societies, including the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO), American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO), American Brachytherapy Society (ABS).
He and his wife Heather have three children and are members of Vaughn Forest Church.