Doug Clark, M.D.
Dr. Clark is a radiation oncologist who earned his degree at the University of Washington in Seattle and completed a residency and later a fellowship in radiation oncology at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. His work has taken him to a number of locations around the country where his life and knowledge of cancer have been enriched by patients from all walks of life. He has a wealth of technical radiation knowledge in many areas including specialized training and certification for Gamma Knife and CyberKnife stereotactic radiosurgery modalities.
Dr. Clark selected the specialty of radiation oncology because it perfectly married his love for science with the opportunity to provide cure and relieve suffering. Combating cancer with compassion, warmth, intellectual rigor, and treating each patient as a unique individual are absolutely vital to Dr. Clark.
“When you have treatment at the St. Francis Cancer Treatment Center, I want you to feel like a part of our family.”
Radiation Therapy Team
The radiation therapy team at the St. Francis Cancer Treatment Center has a combined total of more than 125 years of experience in radiation oncology, ensuring our patients receive only the highest quality of care. The team includes the following:
- Radiation Oncologist: A doctor who specializes in radiation treatment for cancer patients, both evaluating the need for treatment and administering it to patients.
- Dosimetrist: Works with the radiation oncologist and radiation therapists to design the treatment plan, controlling the radiation dose to the tumor so it does not damage surrounding tissue.
- Radiation Therapist: Works with the radiation oncologist and dosimetrist to develop a treatment plan for the patient, and administer treatment to patients through the use of a linear accelerator machine.
- Radiation Oncology Nurse: Works with the rest of the radiation oncology team, caring for the patient throughout the course of treatment.