The Benefits of Genetic Counseling

Johnny Ray Bernard, Jr., MD

BernardDr. Bernard is board certified in radiation oncology and treats all disease sites, including breast, thoracic, Central Nervous System (CNS), gastrointestinal, skin, gynecologic and prostate, with a special interest in stereotactic radiation for lung, prostate, and CNS cancer. Dr. Bernard has treated a diverse cancer population with a variety of advanced radiation therapy techniques—from brachytherapy to 4D CT planning and electron therapy to radio-immunotherapy. An impressive amount of research, peer-reviewed articles in Journal of Clinical Oncology and International Journal of Radiation Oncology, lectures, honors and volunteer services, make Dr. Bernard an asset to the cancer team.

Education & Certifications

  • Board Certified, Radiation Oncology
  • Major and Captain, United States Army
  • Captain and 2nd Lieutenant, United States Army Reserve
  • Chief Resident, Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic Florida, Jacksonville, FL
  • Residency, Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic Florida, Jacksonville, FL
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center,
    Memphis, TN
  • Medical Degree, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
  • Member, American College of Physician Executives, American Brachytherapy Society, American Society for Radiation Oncology and American Medical Association


  • Brachytherapy
  • Breast cancer
  • Central nervous system cancer
  • Electron therapy
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Gynecologic cancer
  • Prone breast irradiation
  • Radio-immunotherapy
  • Radioisotopes
  • Skin cancer
  • Thoracic cancer
  • Urologic cancer

External Beam Radiation Therapy Services

  • 3D&4D Conformal Radiation Therapy
  • Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS)
  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)
  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)