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Konstantin “Kos” Kovtun, M.D.


Dr. Konstantin “Kos” Kovtun is a radiation oncologist in Baton Rouge and Gonzales, Louisiana and a member of Southeast Louisiana Radiation Oncology Group. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Cornell University’s College of Engineering in Ithaca, New York, where he transferred from Tulane after Hurricane Katrina. He earned his Medical Doctorate degree from Harvard Medical School before completing his internship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital Department of Medicine and his radiation oncology residency at the Harvard Radiation Oncology Program, all in Boston, Mass. Dr. Kovtun also completed the Harvard School of Public Health Program in Clinical Effectiveness and served on the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Radiation Oncology Quality Improvement Committee. Dr. Kovtun also has original peer reviewed publications in “Cancer” and “Brachytherapy” along with numerous presentations, posters and abstracts.

Dr. Kovtun is a founder of the Augmented and Virtual Reality in Oncology Lab at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and is the creator of a new software technology aimed to improve the speed, quality, and precision of image-guided treatment planning. “DICOM VR,” a novel technology will enable clinicians to intuitively view and manipulate medical images in a 3D virtual reality environment, as well as enable effective communication between providers and patients. His work has received grants from a Brigham Research Institute and the Joint Center for Radiation Therapy to aid in its development.

Dr. Kovtun is a credentialed Gamma Knife Icon (GKI) physician and currently serves on the Lung, Neuro, Hepatobiliary/Upper GI, Head and Neck, Skin and Soft Tissue and Colorectal Multidisciplinary Care Teams.

  • Cancer Center or Physician Group Affiliations Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center
    Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Gonzales
    South Louisiana Radiation Oncology Group
  • Experience and Training Residency: Harvard Radiation Oncology Program – Boston, MA
    Internship: Brigham and Women’s Hospital Department of Medicine – Boston, MA
  • Education Medical School: Harvard Medical School
    Undergraduate: Cornell University (BS, Bioengineering)
  • Certifications American Board of Radiology (Radiation Oncology)
  • Radiation Oncology
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Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center (Baton Rouge): (225) 767-0847

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