M. Maitland Deland, M.D.
Dr. DeLand is an Honors graduate from the University of Florida Medical School and completed her residency in radiation oncology at Duke University Medical Center. From 1983 until its sale in 2012, she served as President and Director of OncoLogics, Inc. in Lafayette, Louisiana. She expanded her practice to include centers throughout the southeast with the intent to provide cancer treatment to patients close to their homes and families.
Dr. DeLand is a clinical site surveyor with the American College of Radiology, an organization that serves to accredit radiation oncology facilities throughout the United States. This involves a site visit to the requesting facility to review patient and site records, and on site interviews with physicians and staff, to be sure that all standards (from equipment provided, physician services, documentation standards, physics guidelines, etc.) meet the highest standards within the industry in order to achieve accreditation.
Dr. DeLand currently holds four patents and has four pending in the medical field pertaining to dermatology and radiology. Additionally she has one media patent pending.
Dr. DeLand is a published author of children’s books and documentaries. The Great Katie Kate series, which is aimed at kids and families to help them to learn more about the serious illnesses they are facing such as asthma, diabetes, cancer and epilepsy. Two new books in the series are scheduled to be released in Fall of 2014 and spring of 2015. She has also authored the fun and festive children’s series Baby Santa, Busy Bees and Fishing for Flowers. Dr. DeLand is also a playwright and a novelist. Her play has been entered into the 2014 Tennessee Williams Festival and her first novel has just been completed.
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