Dr. Todd Pezzi first became interested in oncology at a young age after seeing cancer impact his own family. He is passionate about delivering state-of-the-art oncologic care to the residents of Southwest Florida.
A Philadelphia native, Dr. Pezzi attended Pennsylvania State University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree with high distinction. In 2017, Dr. Pezzi obtained his doctorate degree with honors from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Additionally, he obtained his MBA from the Rice Jones Graduate School of Business and completed one year of residency in internal medicine.
Dr. Pezzi also completed a four-year residency program at the nation’s largest radiation oncology department: University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. During this time, he has published nearly 40 peer-reviewed manuscripts in prestigious journals such as JAMA Oncology and Lancet Oncology. He also served as the primary investigator for a prospective clinical trial investigating a novel indication of stereotactic radiation therapy.
At Advocate Radiation Oncology, Dr. Pezzi treats patients for a variety of cancers including breast, prostate, lung, head and neck, skin, gastrointestinal, lymphoma, brain, sarcoma and also various benign diseases. All patients receive an individualized treatment plan based upon his experience using the most modern radiation techniques and advanced technology, including IMRT/VMAT, SBRT, IGRT, and brachytherapy.
Outside of the clinic, he enjoys spending time with his wife Ashley. Together, they are raising their daughter Sloane, as well as their two dogs. Dr. Pezzi loves to travel, explore local restaurants, watch the Philadelphia Eagles and work on old cars.