Surgical Oncologist Joseph Edward Ronaghan, MD, FACS, FICS Has Been Awarded Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and the International College of Surgeons

Get to know Surgical Oncologist Dr. Joseph Edward Ronaghan, who serves the Fort Worth, TX area with the University of North Texas Health Science Center.

Dr. Ronaghan graduated in 1977 with his Medical Degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. He has been practicing medicine for over four decades. After obtaining his Medical Degree Dr. Ronaghan completed his internship with Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. Following his internship he completed his General Surgery Residency with Wright State University in Ohio. Furthering his training he completed a fellowship as a General Medical Officer with the Columbus Air Force Base in Missouri. He is also the former Chief of Surgery at Cannon AFB, New Mexico. He is certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery. To remain up to date in his field, he is a professional member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, American Society of Breast Disease, and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and the International College of Surgeons.

Dr. Ronaghan is currently an Associate Professor with the University of North Texas Health Science Center. Dr. Ronaghan is also involved in the only research trial in the Fort Worth area designing pacemakers to reduce the symptoms of diabetic gastroparesis. He has co-author the section on office surgery in Rakel’s Textbook of Family Medicine, as well as being on the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine Surgery Promotion & Tenure Committee as Chair.

Surgical oncology is the use of surgery to treat cancer. Surgery is done to remove tumors that are cancer. Surgery can be used by itself to treat the cancer or it can be done with other treatments. Surgery in cancer care is used to, diagnose and stage a cancer, remove the whole cancer tumor or mass, ease symptoms caused by the cancer, to return or change the body’s condition after a surgery. Dr. Ronaghan specializes in treating breast disease and cancers, as well as thyroid, hernias, and colorectal cancer.

Dr. Ronaghan attributes his success to the work ethic his parents instilled in him, love of the field that he grew up with as his parents were in the medical field as well. When he is not working he enjoys playing golf, reading, and working with computers.

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