Dr. Powell practices primarily at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital and the AMITA Cancer Institute in Hinsdale. She has written publications and given lectures locally and nationally on the effects of radiation therapy of the heart after breast cancer treatment, the dosimetry of breast irradiation, the use of BAT ultrasound for prostate localization, esophageal cancer, lymphoma and oncologic emergencies. Dr. Powell is trained in the use of conformal 3-D radiation therapy, intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), high dose brachytherapy, permanent brachytherapy (seed implants), neutron radiotherapy, neutron radiation therapy, CyberKnife and Gamma Knife radiosurgery. She has a particular interest in cervical cancer, endometrial cancer, ovarian cancer and uterine cancer, breast cancer, gastrointestinal malignancies, prostate cancer and palliative care.
Dr. Powell has participated in AIDS prevention programs for inner city school children, and hospice programs for oncology patients and their families. She spends her leisure time with her husband, Vince, and enjoys travel, cooking, University of Michigan sporting events and reading.
Dr. Powell welcomes patients from Warrenville, Park Ridge, Hinsdale, Chicago, Elk Grove Village and neighboring communities.