Chuck Riggs

Chuck Riggs, M.D.

Professor

Department: MD-HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 273-7832

About Chuck Riggs

Originally trained in oncology clinical pharmacokinetics and analytical biochemistry, Dr. Riggs presently focuses on clinical and experimental therapeutics in head & neck, thoracic, and musculoskeletal malignancies.  He is a Vice-Chair of the University’s IRB, and teaches biomedical ethics.  He is Board-certified in Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine and -eligible in Hematology and Clinical Pharmacology.  He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American College of Physicians, American Medical Association, and the Florida Medical association, and Past President of the Alachua County Medical Society.

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018
MDC7200 Medicine Clerkship
2018
MDC7203 Senior Medicine Clerk

Board Certifications

  • Oncology
    American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Medicine
Subspecialties
  • Hematology
  • Oncology
Areas of Interest
  • Cancer – resources
  • Cancer treatment information
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung cancer – small cell
  • Non-small cell lung cancer

Publications

2013
Racial disparity in oral and pharyngeal cancer in Florida in 1991-2008: mixed trends in stage of diagnosis.
Community dentistry and oral epidemiology. 41(2):110-9 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1600-0528.2012.00738.x. [PMID] 22882581.
2012
Selecting a comparison group for 5-year oral and pharyngeal cancer survivors: two methods.
BMC medical research methodology. 12 [DOI] 10.1186/1471-2288-12-63. [PMID] 22551236.
2010
Altered fractionation and adjuvant chemotherapy for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
Head & neck. 32(7):939-45 [DOI] 10.1002/hed.21261. [PMID] 19894219.
2010
Concomitant weekly cisplatin and altered fractionation radiotherapy in locally advanced head and neck cancer.
Cancer. 116(19):4533-40 [DOI] 10.1002/cncr.25189. [PMID] 20572028.
2009
Cisplatin 30 Mg/M(2)/Week Decreases Toxicity Without Sacrificing Efficacy in Patients Treated With Concomitant Chemoradiotherapy for Locally Advanced Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck
International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 75
2009
Definitive altered fractionation radiotherapy and concomitant weekly cisplatin for locally advanced head and neck cancer.
American journal of clinical oncology. 32(5):488-91 [DOI] 10.1097/COC.0b013e318194f418. [PMID] 19528791.
2009
Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Anal Margin: the Uf Experience
International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 75
2006
Sinonasal undifferentiated carcinoma.
American journal of clinical oncology. 29(1):27-31 [PMID] 16462499.
2005
Adult head and neck soft tissue sarcomas.
Head & neck. 27(10):916-22 [PMID] 16136585.
2003
Altered fractionation and/or adjuvant chemotherapy in definitive irradiation of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.
The Laryngoscope. 113(3):546-51 [PMID] 12616212.

Grants

Jul 2002 – Jun 2017
94101912
Role: Project Manager
Funding: EASTERN COOP ONCOLOGY GROUP via NATL INST OF HLTH

Education

Fellowship – Oncology
1981 · University of Maryland
Residency – Internal Medicine
1978 · University of Florida
Medical Degree
1976 · Johns HopkinsUniversity

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-7832
Emails:
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE FL 32610