Santanu Samanta, MD is a Radiation Oncologist and Assistant Professor at the University for Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, and the UAMS- Baptist Health, North Little Rock. He treats patients with head and neck and gynecological cancer with advanced treatment modalities and performs brachytherapy procedures for patients with gynecological cancers. His expertise includes treatment with proton therapy for head and neck – skull base cancers, re-radiation treatments, and a variety of other cancers.
Dr. Samanta joined the UAMS team after completing a residency in Radiation Oncology at the University of Maryland, and Maryland Proton Treatment Center. Prior to this residency training, he also completed a residency training in radiation oncology at CMC Vellore, India.
Dr. Samanta received several academic research and travel grant awards during his residency training including the 2022 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Roentgen Resident/ Fellow award for outstanding research in 2022. He also served as the Chief resident of Radiation Oncology, the University of Maryland from 2020-2021.
Outside of medicine, Dr. Samanta enjoys traveling, playing soccer, cricket and cooking.