William D. Burleson, MD, a Radiation Oncologist with Cedar Lake Oncology Center

Get to know Radiation Oncologist Dr. William D. Burleson, who serves patients in Biloxi, Mississippi.

Dr. Burleson is a board-certified radiation oncologist who is currently serving patients at Cedar Lake Oncology Center in Biloxi, Mississippi. “Cancer treatment can be a confusing and overwhelming process, but at Cedar Lake Oncology Center, we use our combination of expertise and compassion to make our patients and their loved ones feel as comfortable as possible during this difficult time” as stated on the practice’s website. Cedar Lake Oncology Center is the only outpatient radiation oncology center in Biloxi. It is able to serve patients throughout the Mississippi Gulf Coast and surrounding areas in the comfort of their own community.

Dr. Burleson graduated with his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He then went on to complete his residencies at The University of Oklahoma and The University of New Mexico before relocating to the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Dr. Burleson is board-certified in radiation oncology by the American Board of Radiology (ABR). The ABR is an independent, not-for-profit organization and is one of 24 national medical specialty boards that make up the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).

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

Dr. Burleson is very passionate about what he does. He has proven this through multiple published studies of his research on ocular globe topography, multiple brain metastases treated with surgery and radiotherapy, as well as on vivo isocenter doses in hip prosthesis patients.

Learn More about Dr. William D. Burleson:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/1001175-William-Burleson-Radiation-Oncologist or through Cedar Lake Oncology Center, http://cedarlakeoncology.com/blog/2014/5/16/doctor-spotlight-dr-william-burleson

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