Drs. Mannion, Shank, Geier - 2/26/2020

Dr. MannionDr. Mannion was raised in Pennsylvania, attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he majored in chemical engineering. He then continued with parallel clinical and research training at the New York University School of Medicine, simultaneously receiving an MD and a PhD.

He completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at Brigham & Women's Hospital and a fellowship in medical oncology at Dana Farber Cancer Institute both in Boston, Mass

Dr. Mannion has been practicing medical oncology full time in Cincinnati since 1997. He provides care for all types of malignancies but has a special interest in genitourinary cancers which include cancers of the prostate, bladder, testicles, and kidneys. He was one of the founders of the Prostate Cancer Collaborative at Christ Hospital, a multidisciplinary program where patients are seen simultaneously by several prostate cancer specialists to optimize their care.

Dr. Mannion also has an interest in hospital administration. He serves as the medical director of oncology services at The Christ Hospital Health Network, overseeing operations of the oncology service line. He also sits on various hospital committees at the administrative level. He sees patients at the Red Bank location in Cincinnati and at the Fort Wright location in Northern Kentucky.

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology

American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine


New York University School of Medicine(Professional Education)

Brigham and Women's Hospital(Internship Program)

Brigham and Women's Hospital(Residency Program)

Harvard Medical School(Fellowship Program)

Specialties as they relates to Prostate Cancer

The primary job of a medical oncologist is managing cancer. Most medical oncologists think of themselves as more than just chemotherapy doctors. In fact most medical oncologists wear many hats.

Contact Information

The Christ Hospital outpatient center 1955 Dixie Hwy, Suite G ChristHospitalLogo

Fort Wright, KY 41011

(859) 331-3304

  Rodney Geier Specialties

Radiation Oncology

Areas of Interest

General Radiation Oncology, Prostate Cancer

Rodney P. Geier, MD

Dr. Geier earned his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati where he also completed his residency. He also completed an internship in the department of surgery at The Jewish Hospital.

Dr. Geier specializes in radiation oncology, specifically prostate cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, lung cancer and breast cancer.

Dr. Geier is certified by the American Board of Radiology. He is a member of the Academy if Medicine-Cincinnati, American College of Radiology, American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology, Ohio Radiological Society and the Ohio State Medical Society. Dr. Geier also serves on The Christ Medical Cancer Committee.

In his free time, Dr. Geier enjoys playing golf, practicing yoga and the performing arts

  Dr. Shank Specialties


Dr. Shank specializes in general urology with an emphasis in prostate cancer, female urology and voiding dysfunction.

He completed his education and residency at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and has been practicing medicine in Cincinnati for more than 25 years. He joined The Christ Hospital Physicians - Urology group in 2011 and serves as the director of the Urology Department.

Dr. Shank has been listed as Cincinnati Magazine's Top Doctors for the past 10 years. In his free time, he enjoys sailing and painting.


Survivorship Program

Allison Padgett has been working as The Christ Hospital's Survivorship Nurse Practitioner since May 2018. She graduated from The University of Cincinnati's Masters of Science in Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner program) in 2017. Her experience so far, combined with her years as an  inpatient oncology RN, has helped enable her to build and enhance the Survivorship Program at The Christ Hospital to better serve the needs of the population. She is very passionate about making sure survivors and their caregivers feel supported and confident in where they are in their cancer journey and beyond. She feels very fortunate to spend ample time getting to know her patients and specifically enjoys discussing ways to stay physically and emotionally healthy after treatment.