- Name : Robert M. Weinacker, MD, JD, MBA, SJD
Dr. Weinacker earned a BS in Biology and Pre-Med from the University of Alabama and his MD from the
University of Alabama School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Radiation Oncology at
Montefiore/Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Bronx, NY) as well as at Eastern
Virginia Graduate School of Medicine (Norfolk, VA).
Before coming back to Mobile, where he grew up, he spent almost 20 years at the Clinch Valley Medical
Center in Richlands, Virginia as Radiation Oncologist and Medical Director of the Department of
Dr. Weinacker's accomplishments are vast and include a JD from the University of Alabama School of
Law, an MBA from Averett University and a Doctor of Juridical Sciences degree-SJD (specifically in
Health Law) from Widener University School of Law. He was awarded honorary
Fellowship Degrees by the American College of Legal Medicine (FCLM Degree) and the American Academy of
Radiology in Radiation Oncology (FAAR Degree).
Dr. Weinacker has a long history of work with the U.S. Military. He is a former member of the 20th
Special Forces Group (ABN) for the Alabama and later Maryland Army National Guards. During Operation
Desert Storm, he was activated as a Special Forces Scuba Team Detachment
Commander where he had organized and directed Airborne and Scuba Operations in the U.S. and Europe; he
was awarded the Italian· Jump Wings" medal by the Italian Special Forces and also worked with the
Spanish Special Forces. In addition to being a Special Forces Scuba Team
Commander, he is also a Master Parachutist, Flight Surgeon and Dive Medical Officer. During Operation
Desert Storm, Dr. Weinacker was handpicked as Battalion Surgeon leading the medical treatment of 400
Special Forces (Green Beret) soldiers.
Dr. Weinacker is a Diplomate of the American Board of Legal Medicine, National Board of Medical
Examiners, Medical (FLEX) Examination, and ABPS's (American Board of Physician Specialties) Board of
Certification in Radiation Oncology, Alabama State Bar and the U.S. Patent &
Trademark Office Exam. He is a current member of the Alabama State Bar and is certified to Practice
before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.
Dr. Weinacker is Board Certified in Radiation Oncology by ABPS's Board of Certification, and he
served as the President of AAPS's American Academy of Radiology/Radiation Oncology for the 2007-2009
Term. He is also a Fellow of the Academy and was nationally recognized as the
Academy's Physician of the Year for 2008.
Dr. Weinacker treats all types of cancer which are normally treated with radiation, except pediatric
cancers which are better treated at dedicated pediatric centers of excellence. His expertise is in
talking with you, listening to you, answering your questions, explaining in
simple language how radiation treatments can help you, and developing a treatment plan consistent with