Dr. Brian Lawenda, MD

Dr. Brian Lawenda, MD

Radiation Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Brian Lawenda, MD is a radiation oncology specialist in Kennewick, WA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in radiation oncology, integrative oncology, and more.Read his story

7379 W Deschutes Ave Ste 100

Kennewick, WA 99336

Contact Information

(509) 987-1800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative
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more than 96% of peers
Head and Neck Cancer
very high
more than 94% of peers
Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Lawenda's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lawenda "I am a Harvard-trained Radiation Oncologist, Stanford/UCLA-trained Medical Acupuncturist, Integrative Oncologist and former U.S. Navy Commander. I combine the latest state-of-the-art cancer treatments, evidenced based complementary therapies and anti-cancer lifestyle counseling to optimize cancer outcomes, minimize treatment side effects and empower my patients to take an active role in their care."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lawenda "I am committed to providing premiere, quality, cost-effective radiation therapy and integrative oncology services that are responsive to the needs of our patients through continuous improvement and innovation. I am commited to clinical and scientific excellence in a caring environment."


  • Radiation Oncology
  • Acupuncture
  • Functional Medicine
  • Integrative Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Radiation Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Radiology*

Conditions Treated


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  • 3D Conformal Radiotherapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Breast Brachytherapy
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • High-Dose Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy
  • Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Prostate Brachytherapy
  • Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT)
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stress Management

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of California
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Temple University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Naval Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Helms Medical Institute UCLA/Stanford (Medical Acupuncture)
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lawenda has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lawenda's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lawenda to family and friends
based on 60 total reviews (11 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (60)

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Dr. Lawenda's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

He has given excellent care and direction for treatment for my friend’s Mom who was diagnosed with bladder cancer.
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in Benton City, WA
Highly recommend Dr. Lawenda for your cancer care needs. His cancer treatment programs and methods are excellent along with he/staff being totally engaged in your treatment and recovery. While undergoing immunotherapy for melanoma, incorporated his holistic approach and integrated oncology...more
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in Kennewick. WA
I can be a difficult patient because as a scientist I tend to take nothing for granted and ask a lot of questions. This Doctor gave me straight, complete answers. He is broadly competent and technically up to date. He uses latest diagnostic methods (e.g., DNA) and designs treatment for each...more
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in Kennewick, WA
Dr Lawenda is clearly a physician who cares - he is very through and brings a such a command of this disease. He will help you through this and will go the extra mile to insure you are comfortable and understand what you need. He is a 'true healer' and his compassion is very evident the minute he...more
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in Pasco, WA
I would highly recommend Dr. Lawenda to my friends and family. My Mom is 82 years old and was diagnosed with breast cancer. Dr. Lawenda is the second Radiological Oncologist that we've seen because we wanted a second opinion. Dr. Lawenda had studied my Mom's test results and was prepared to speak...more
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