Dr. Robert Heath, MD, Radiation Oncologist
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Dr. Robert Heath, MD

Radiation Oncologist | Radiation Oncology

4/5(14)
2013 Jefferson St Sw First Floor Roanoke VA, 24014
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4/5

About

Dr. Robert Heath practices Radiation Oncology in Roanoke, VA. Radiation oncology is a medical specialty that involves treating cancer with radiation. Dr. Heath specializes in treating cancer with radiation, using radiation therapy to treat a wide variety of cancers. Radiation therapy uses carefully targeted and regulated doses of high-energy radiation to kill cancer cells.

Education and Training

Univ of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 1981

University of Michigan Medical School 1981

Board Certification

Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM

RadiologyAmerican Board of RadiologyABR

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Treatments

  • Prostate Cancer
  • Throat Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Brain Tumor
  • Lung Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Extra Corporeal Shockwave Therapy

Residency

  • Univ Of Nc Hosps, Radiation Oncology; Mi State Univ Clinical Ctr, Internal Medicine  
  • University of North Carolina Hospitals Program   

Dr. Robert Heath, MD's Practice location

Practice At 2013 Jefferson St Sw First Floor

2013 Jefferson St Sw First Floor -
Roanoke, VA 24014
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New patients: 540-981-7377
Fax: 540-982-0103

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Dr. Robert Heath, MD has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 14 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Radiation Oncologist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Get to know Radiation Oncologist Dr. Robert Heath, who serves patients in Roanoke, Virginia.

Highly qualified in the field of radiation oncology, Dr. Heath has been practicing for over two decades at Blue Ridge Cancer Care in Roanoke, Virginia.

For more than forty years, Blue Ridge Cancer Care has helped patients with cancer and blood disorders get the most out of life. As a privately-owned practice of 18 physicians, it serves patients in nine locations throughout Southwest Virginia. The high quality care provided at Blue Ridge Cancer Care includes state-of-the-art technologies and treatments delivered in a compassionate and comfortable setting. 

Alongside his clinical role, Dr. Heath serves as an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine.

With years of experience in his field, he is board-certified in radiation oncology by the American Board of Radiology, which is a not for profit physician-led organization that oversees the certification and ongoing professional development of specialists in diagnostic radiology, radiation oncology, and medical physics.  

Furthermore, Dr. Heath is board-certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine, which is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

A 1981 graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School, Dr. Heath went on to serve his residency in internal medicine at Michigan State University. This was followed by a residency in radiation oncology at the University of North Carolina.

An active member of the American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, the doctor also formerly served as President of the Mid-Atlantic Society of Radiation Oncology. 

Radiation oncology is a medical specialty that involves the controlled use of radiation to treat cancer. It is one of the three primary specialties, the other two being surgical and medical oncology, involved in the treatment of cancer. A radiation oncologist is a specialist physician who uses ionizing radiation in the treatment of cancer.

Outside of the office, Dr. Heath enjoys working on his farm, skiing, white water rafting, and spending time with his wife and three children.

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