Meet Dr. Rosalyn Morrell, MD.
Meet Dr. Rosalyn Morrell, recognized by her patients and peers as one of the best board-certified radiation oncologists in the Los Angeles area. For nearly 20 years, Dr. Morrell has been committed to giving the highest quality care through compassion, communication, and connection.
Meet Dr. Rosalyn Morrell – recognized as one of the best board-certified radiation oncologists in Los Angeles area. For nearly 20 years, Dr. Morrell has been committed to giving the highest quality care. She delivers such commitment through compassion, communication, and connection.
Dr. Morrell received her medical degree and radiation oncology training at the University of Arizona. She then completed a fellowship at the prestigious Mayo Clinic.
Cancer Treatment with Care and Comfort
At age 11, Dr. Morrell knew she wanted to become a doctor. Her educational journey never wavered from this path to truly help others in need. While on her rotations, she connected with cancer patients and developed strong relationships with each one. It was during this time that Dr. Morrell developed her principles for practicing medicine.
Principle #1: Care for Patients Like Family
For Dr. Morrell, patients are not just objects of treatments. It is not enough that patients come to their appointments and go. Dr. Morrell knows what they have to go through. She makes sures they know she cares and understands. She gets to know their stories, and their questions. This way, she can recommend a personalized treatment plan that looks at the whole patient experience.
Principle #2: Educate Patients
Dr. Morrell makes sure she doesn’t leave a gray area on matters that patients must know and understand. She takes time informing and educating patients. She hopes to alleviate anxiety stemming from misinformation. Patients must put any concerns to rest and focus on healing, so Dr. Morrell does not leave any questions unanswered.
Principle #3: Proper Communication with Patient’s Caregivers
Dr. Morrell coordinates with the patient’s caregivers and other providers to ensure patient’s holistic well-being.
Dr. Morrell prides herself on listening to all in her care. Her cancer treatment approach delivers the best possible outcomes in a caring and comfortable environment that eliminates patient stress so they can focus on healing.
Rosalyn Morrell, MD: Specializations and Expertise
Dr. Rosalyn Morrell has extensive experience treating all types of cancer including, breast, prostate, gynecologic, lung, skin, head-and-neck, as well as many other cancers.
Dr. Morrell is an expert in the most advanced radiotherapy techniques, as follows:
- intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
- stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT)
- stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)
- volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT)
- 3-D conformal radiation, image-guided radiation
- HDR brachytherapy for breast and gynecological cancer
Lectures and Publications
Dr. Morrell’s dedication to the field of Oncology has led to publication in numerous peer journals, including the following:
- Journal of Clinical Oncology
- Oncology Times
- Practical Radiation Oncology
- Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
Dr. Morrell is often asked to be a lecturer and speaker to share her expertise about cancer diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship. She has chaired hospital cancer committees and tumor boards. She is most proud of her volunteer work focused on reducing cancer health disparities in vulnerable populations.
Awards and Recognitions
Dr. Morrell has been selected for the Los Angeles Castle Connolly Top Doctors list since 2017 and has been named one of Southern California’s SuperDoctors® for the past seven years.
– R. Morrell, MD