G. Richard Polkinghorn

G. Richard Polkinghorn, MD




Hematology and Medical Oncology

Areas of Interest

Dr. Polkinghorn is a board-certified medical oncologist at MaineGeneral's Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care in Augusta, where he also serves as oncology medical director. He worked at Maine Center for Cancer Medicine in Brunswick for more than 13 years, and served as medical director of medical oncology at Mid Coast Hospital as well. Since 1998, he also has been a clinical professor of medicine at University of Vermont College of Medicine in Burlington, VT. A member of MaineGeneral Medical Center's active staff, he established his practice locally in March 2012.

Languages Spoken

  • English



Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, Medical School
Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA, Master's


UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, Internal Medicine


UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, Internal Medicine


Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, Medical Oncology

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Medical Association
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
  • National Board of Medical Examiners, Medical Examiner

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