Treating cancer requires the knowledge, expertise, and commitment of many people. Our cancer experts use a multidisciplinary team approach to diagnosis, treatments and cancer care follow up to assure that patients receive the best-coordinated and most effective care possible.
The multidisciplinary team consists of physician specialists and sub-specialists along with nurses and radiation therapists who are trained in cancer care. All of our physicians are board certified or board eligible and the nursing team is certified in oncology.
Our exceptionally skilled practitioners use highly advanced technology and medical, surgical, and radiological treatments to tailor individual treatment plans for each patient.
Meet Our Oncologists
Albert S. Malcolm, MD, Medical Director of Compton Infusion Center
Dr. Albert S. Malcolm has been part of our team since 1991. He served as section head of Internal Medicine in 1996 and has been Chair of the Cancer Committee since 2001.
Dr. Malcolm earned his Bachelor’s degree from Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana, in 1982, and his medical degree from The Ohio State University in 1986. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus in 1989. Dr. Malcolm completed his fellowship in Medical Oncology at Penn State University Hospital and Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania, from 1989 to 1991.
Dr. Malcolm served as a member of the Central Pennsylvania Oncology Group. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology.
Mary Ellen Broadstone-Gaeke, MD, Medical Oncologist
Dr. Mary Ellen Broadstone-Gaeke has more than 30 years of experience in internal medicine, hematology, and oncology. Dr. Broadstone-Gaeke earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Dayton in 1970 and completed medical school at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine in 1975. She also completed her residency in Internal Medicine in 1978 and a fellowship in Hematology and Oncology in 1980 at the University of Chicago.
Dr. Broadstone-Gaeke is board certified in Internal Medicine, Oncology, and Hemotology.
Prasad R. Kudalkar, MD, Medical Oncologist
Dr. Prasad Kudalkar earned his medical degree from Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai, India, in 1993. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at State University of New York at Buffalo in 2001 and his fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York, in 2004.
Dr. Kudalkar is board certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Oncology.
Mridula Reddy, MD, Medical Oncologist
Dr. Mridula Reddy earned her Bachelor in Medicine and Bachelor in Surgery from Osmania Medical College in Hyderabad, India. She served an internship as a House Surgeon at Osmania General Hospital (and affiliated hospitals) in India in outpatient, inpatient and acute care settings in the departments of Internal Medicine and Specialties, Surgery, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Community Medicine. Dr. Reddy completed her residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Wright State University in Dayton.
Dr. Reddy is board certified in Medical Oncology.
Cheryl A. Skinner, MD, Medical Oncologist
Dr. Cheryl Skinner earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Dayton in 1973 and her medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 1981. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine in 1984 and her fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at the University of Cincinnati in 1986.
Dr. Skinner is board certified in Hematology, Oncology and Internal Medicine.
Nandagopal S. Vrindavanam, MD, Medical Oncologist
Dr. Nandagopal Vrindavanam earned his medical degree from Madurai Medical College, T. Nadu, India in 1990. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Medical University of South Carolina in 2000 and his fellowship at the University of Cincinnati Hospital in Medical Oncology in 2003.
Dr. Vrindavanam is board certified in Medical Oncology.
Debbie Gibson, RN, BSN, OCN, Infusion Center Manager and Nurse Navigator
Debbie Gibson is manager of the Infusion Center at Atrium Medical Center and one of the cancer program’s nurse navigators. She is also a member of the Cancer Committee.
Debbie received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from The Ohio State University in 1998. She is certified in Oncology and Chemotherapy/Biotherapy and is also a Basic Life Support Instructor.
Phyllis A Rudokas, RN, BS, OCN, CBCN
As Breast Care Coordinator, Phyllis Rudokas provides emotional support, coordinates follow-up consultations and serves as a personal guide for women and their families throughout the medical process.
Phyllis has more than 18 years of practical experience in hospital and oncology care environments. She has been with Atrium since 1991, most recently as Oncology Clinical Research Coordinator. Phyllis has a Bachelors of Science degree in Health Education and earned her Oncology Nurse Certification in 1998. She was Dayton Community Clinical Oncology Program Nurse of the Year in 2005.