Aaron Spalding, MD, PhD, a Radiation Oncologist with Norton Cancer Institute

Get to know Radiation Oncologist Dr. Aaron Spalding, who serves patients in Louisville, Kentucky.

Voted by his peers as one of Louisville Magazine’s Top Docs for 2019, Dr. Spalding is a board-certified radiation oncologist who joined Norton Cancer Institute in Louisville, Kentucky in 2009. Norton Cancer Institute is a regional leader in cancer prevention, treatment, research, and survivorship. In addition to current, state-of-the-art therapies, the Institute provides a gateway to the National Cancer Institute and industry-sponsored cancer clinical research trials, offering promising new options. 

A 2003 graduate of the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Dr. Spalding completed his internship in internal medicine and his residency in radiation oncology at the University of Michigan Hospital. His fellowship training focused on pediatric radiation oncology at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Additionally, he holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in pharmacology from the University of Colorado Denver.

With regards to board certification, Dr. Spalding is board-certified in radiation oncology by the American Board of Radiology (ABR). The ABR is a not for profit physician-led organization. It oversees the certification and ongoing professional development of specialists in diagnostic radiology, radiation oncology, and medical physics.

A radiation oncologist, like Dr. Spalding, is a specialist physician who uses ionizing radiation (such as megavoltage X-rays or radionuclides) in the treatment of cancer. Radiation oncology is one of the three primary specialties, the other two being surgical and medical oncology, involved in the treatment of cancer. 

Learn More about Dr. Aaron Spalding:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/2149274-Aaron-Spalding-Internist or through Norton Cancer Institute, https://providers.nortonhealthcare.com/provider/Aaron+C+Spalding/465668?_ga=2.243550656.496142579.1569499502-913253177.1569499502

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