Dr. James S. Welsh, MD, FACRO?
Update this Profile
Dr. James S. Welsh, MD, FACRO, Radiation Oncologist
We verify the medical license of each FindaTopDoc Verified Doctor to ensure that their license is active and they are in good medical standing.

Dr. James S. Welsh, MD, FACRO

Radiation Oncologist | Radiation Oncology

4/5(3)
600 Highland Ave Madison WI, 53792
Rating

4/5

About

Dr. James Welsh practices Radiation Oncology in Madison, WI. Radiation oncology is a medical specialty that involves treating cancer with radiation. Dr. Welsh 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

Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine 1990

Board Certification

American Board of Radiology (ABR)

RadiologyAmerican Board of RadiologyABR

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Areas of expertise and specialization

brain tumorHDR/LDR brachytherapylung cancerprostate cancerproton therapyradiosurgery

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Professor Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine -

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Radiology  
  • American Society for Radiation Oncology  
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society  
  • Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (on the Board of Directors)  

Fellowships

  • University of Wisconsin helical tomotherapy 

Fellowships

  • University of Wisconsin

Professional Society Memberships

  • American College of Radiology, American Society for Radiation Oncology, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics

Articles and Publications

  • Dr. Welsh has authored over 100 scientific articles and is a sought-after lecturer. He is the author of Sharks Get Cancer, Mole Rats Dont: How Animals Could Hold the Key to Unlocking Cancer Immunity in Humans.

Dr. James S. Welsh, MD, FACRO's Practice location

Practice At 600 Highland Ave

600 Highland Ave -
Madison, WI 53792
Get Direction
New patients: 608-263-5394

Practice At 200 N Berteau Ave

200 N Berteau Ave -
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Get Direction
New patients: 630-833-1400
Fax: 630-932-0838

Loyola Outpatient Center & Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center

2948 Kirk Rd Suite 106-181 -
Aurora, IL 60502
Get Direction
New patients: 708-202-3586
https://loyolamedicine.org/doctor/james-welsh

2160 S 1ST AVE -
MAYWOOD, IL 60153
Get Direction
New patients: 708-216-9000

Dr. James S. Welsh, MD, FACRO's reviews

(3)
Write Review

Patient Experience with Dr. Welsh


4.0

Based on 3 reviews

Dr. James S. Welsh, MD, FACRO has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 3 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.

Media Releases

Get to know Radiation Oncologist Dr. James S. Welsh, who serves patients in Maywood, Illinois.

Dr. Welsh is a highly trained radiation oncologist whose clinical interests include brain tumor, HDR/LDR brachytherapy, lung cancer, prostate cancer, proton therapy, and radiosurgery. He works out of Loyola Outpatient Center & Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center in Maywood, Illinois.

The Loyola Outpatient Center is located at the south end of the Loyola University Medical Center campus. It brings together dozens of medical services in one location to collaborate on complex clinical issues.

The Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center is on the east side of the Loyola University Medical Center campus, facing First Avenue and south of the main hospital. It brings together all aspects of cancer care to one site. Beautifully designed for the comfort and convenience of patients, the center also promotes optimal collaboration between healthcare providers. 

Professionally, Dr. Welsh is affiliated with Edward Hines, Jr. Veterans Affairs Hospital (serving as Chief of Radiation Oncology), Loyola University Medical Center, and AMITA Health Resurrection Medical Center. He has led research in boron neutron capture therapy and fast neutron therapy when he was the neutron therapy physician at the NIU Institute for Neutron Therapy at Fermilab.

Committed to the education of resident physicians and medical students, he enjoys teaching both at the bedside and in the classroom. He is a Professor at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.

Back in the early days of his academic career, Dr. Welsh graduated with his medical degree from the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University in 1990. He then went on to serve his residency in radiation oncology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Furthering his training, he completed a fellowship in helical tomotherapy at the University of Wisconsin.

Dedicated to clinical excellence, the doctor is board-certified in radiation oncology by the American Board of Radiology (ABR). The mission of the ABR is to certify that its diplomates demonstrate the requisite knowledge, skill, and understanding of their disciplines to the benefit of patients.

A Fellow of the American College of Radiation Oncology (FACRO), Dr. Welsh is a member of the American College of Radiology, the American Society for Radiation Oncology, the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, and the Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (on the Board of Directors). 

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.

An expert in his field, Dr. Welsh has authored over 100 scientific articles and is a sought-after lecturer. He is the author of “Sharks Get Cancer, Mole Rats Don’t: How Animals Could Hold the Key to Unlocking Cancer Immunity in Humans.” 

In addition, he is the Associate Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Radiation Oncology, the Associate Editor of the American Journal of Clinical Oncology, the Associate Editor of the Biochemical and Biophysical Journal of Neutron Therapy & Cancer Treatment, and a member of the Editorial Board of Technology in Cancer Research and Treatment.

Recommended Articles

  • What Procedures Are Used to Treat Bladder Cancer?

    There are various treatment options for bladder cancer. Each option has its own procedure on how it is carried out. The type of treatment is also chosen based on several factors such as:...

  • Radiotherapy for Cervical Cancer

    Radiotherapy is a treatment that involves high-energy X-rays or particles, which kill cancerous cells. It is sometimes used to treat non-cancerous tumors. Studies have shown that almost half of people with cancer receive radiotherapy as a part of their treatment plan.The type of radiotherapy to be...

  • Treatments for Liver Cancer

    During liver cancer treatment, different healthcare professionals work together to come up with an overall treatment plan. The treatment plan combines different types of cancer treatment to get a successful cure. This group of doctors is called a "multidisciplinary team", which include:...

  • What Medications Are Used for Prostate Cancer?

    Prostate cancer treatments can be administered to cure cancer or to manage or alleviate its symptoms. There are several ways of treating prostate cancer and the treatment options depend on various factors such as:...

  • Cervical Cancer Defined

    The cervix connects the uterus and vagina. The endocervix is the part of the cervix that is closest to the uterus while an ectocervix is nearer to the vagina. Most cases of cervical cancer begin in the cell at the transformation zone. This zone is where the two main types of cells in the cervix...

  • How Is Bladder Cancer Diagnosed?

    In case you have symptoms of bladder cancer such as the presence of blood in the urine, you should see your doctor immediately. Your doctor will use many tests to possibly diagnose a bladder cancer and will also find out how far it has spread. Sometimes, bladder cancer may have spread to other parts...

Nearby Providers

Nearest Hospitals

ST MARYS HOSPITALl

700 SOUTH PARK ST MADISON WI 53715

Head south 109 ft
Make a slight left 579 ft
Turn right onto Highland Avenue 1023 ft
Take the ramp on the right 770 ft
Merge left onto Campus Drive (CTH MS) 555 ft
Turn left onto University Bay Drive 65 ft
Turn left onto University Avenue (CTH MS) 252 ft
Go straight onto Campus Drive (CTH MS) 1.2 mi
Continue straight onto West Johnson Street 2217 ft
Turn right onto North Park Street 4456 ft
Turn right onto Erin Street 413 ft
Turn left onto South Brooks Street 281 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the left

UNITYPOINT HEALTH - MERITERl

202 S PARK ST MADISON WI 53715

Head south 109 ft
Make a slight left 579 ft
Turn right onto Highland Avenue 2853 ft
Make a slight left 94 ft
Turn left onto Speedway Road 139 ft
Go straight onto Regent Street 1.3 mi
Turn right onto South Brooks Street 858 ft
Turn left 270 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right

STOUGHTON HOSPITALl

900 RIDGE ST STOUGHTON WI 53589

Head south 109 ft
Make a slight left 579 ft
Turn right onto Highland Avenue 1023 ft
Take the ramp on the right 770 ft
Merge left onto Campus Drive (CTH MS) 555 ft
Turn left onto University Bay Drive 65 ft
Turn left onto University Avenue (CTH MS) 252 ft
Go straight onto Campus Drive (CTH MS) 1.2 mi
Continue straight onto West Johnson Street 4196 ft
Turn right onto North Bassett Street 1989 ft
Keep left at the fork onto West Wilson Street 621 ft
Keep right at the fork 298 ft
Take the ramp on the right 50 ft
Keep right at the fork 280 ft
Merge left onto John Nolen Drive (US 151) 1.9 mi
Keep left at the fork 2043 ft
Merge left onto US 12 2.7 mi
Take the ramp on the right towards US 51: Stoughton Road 857 ft
Keep right at the fork 626 ft
Merge left onto South Stoughton Road (US 51) 2.4 mi
Continue onto County Highway B (US 51) 10.0 mi
Turn left onto North Franklin Street 655 ft
Turn left onto Ridge Street 209 ft
Turn right 234 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the left

ELMHURST MEMORIAL HOSPITALl

155 EAST BRUSH HILL ROAD ELMHURST IL 60126

Head south on Avon Road 403 ft
Turn right onto Schiller Street 1885 ft
Turn left onto Robert T. Palmer Drive 1823 ft
Turn left onto South York Street 1.9 mi
Continue straight onto South York Road 2469 ft
Turn right onto East Brush Hill Road 1323 ft
Turn right 191 ft
Turn left 301 ft
Turn right 526 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the left

WESTLAKE COMMUNITY HOSPITALl

1225 LAKE ST MELROSE PARK IL 60160

Head south on Avon Road 403 ft
Turn left onto Schiller Street 536 ft
Turn left onto Berteau Avenue 1931 ft
Turn right onto East North Avenue (IL 64) 345 ft
Continue straight onto North Avenue (IL 64) 1358 ft
Keep right at the fork onto US 20 4.0 mi
You have arrived at your destination

LOYOLA GOTTLIEB MEMORIAL HOSPITALl

701 WEST NORTH AVE MELROSE PARK IL 60160

Head south on Avon Road 403 ft
Turn left onto Schiller Street 536 ft
Turn left onto Berteau Avenue 1931 ft
Turn right onto East North Avenue (IL 64) 345 ft
Continue straight onto North Avenue (IL 64) 1358 ft
Keep left at the fork onto North Avenue (IL 64) 3.9 mi
Keep left 284 ft
Turn left onto 9th Avenue 959 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right

COPLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITALl

2000 OGDEN AVENUE AURORA IL 60504

2948 Kirk Rd, Aurora, IL 60502, USA
Head north toward Mesa Ln
92 ft
Turn left
52 ft
Turn right
0.1 mi
Continue straight
213 ft
Turn right onto Mesa Ln
397 ft
Turn right at the 1st cross street onto Kirk Rd
0.3 mi
Continue onto N Farnsworth AvePass by Taco Bell (on the right in 2.5 mi)
4.7 mi
Turn left onto 5th Ave
0.4 mi
Turn right onto Waterford Dr
1.2 mi
Turn right
364 ft
Turn left
466 ft
Turn right
253 ft
Turn leftDestination will be on the right
308 ft
2000 Ogden Ave, Aurora, IL 60504, USA

PRESENCE MERCY MEDICAL CENTERl

1325 N HIGHLAND AVENUE AURORA IL 60506

2948 Kirk Rd, Aurora, IL 60502, USA
Head north
92 ft
Turn left
52 ft
Turn left
0.2 mi
Turn left toward IL-56 W/Butterfield Rd
371 ft
Turn right onto IL-56 W/Butterfield Rd
1.0 mi
Turn left onto Mitchell Rd
2.0 mi
Turn right onto E Indian Trail Rd
1.1 mi
Turn right onto Mercy Ln
0.2 mi
Continue straightDestination will be on the left
272 ft
1325 N Highland Ave, Aurora, IL 60506, USA

DELNOR COMMUNITY HOSPITALl

300 RANDALL RD GENEVA IL 60134

2948 Kirk Rd, Aurora, IL 60502, USA
Head north toward Mesa Ln
92 ft
Turn left
52 ft
Turn right
0.1 mi
Continue straight
213 ft
Turn right onto Mesa Ln
397 ft
Turn left at the 1st cross street onto Kirk Rd
3.1 mi
Turn left onto Douglas Rd
0.4 mi
Turn right onto Kingsland Dr
0.5 mi
Turn left onto E Fabyan Pkwy
2.8 mi
Turn right onto S Randall Rd
1.3 mi
Turn left onto Keslinger Rd
0.1 mi
Turn right onto Delnor Dr
0.1 mi
Turn left
187 ft
Turn rightDestination will be on the left
436 ft
300 S Randall Rd, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

RUSH OAK PARK HOSPITALl

520 S MAPLE AVE OAK PARK IL 60304

Head east 429 ft
Turn left 965 ft
Turn right onto 13th Street 141 ft
Turn left onto 1st Avenue (IL 171) 3015 ft
Take the ramp on the right 1231 ft
Merge left onto Eisenhower Expressway (I 290) 1.1 mi
Take the ramp on the left towards IL 43: Harlem Avenue (7200 West) 1287 ft
Turn left onto South Harlem Avenue (IL 43) 1672 ft
Turn right onto Monroe Street 232 ft
Turn left onto South Maple Avenue 136 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right

WESTLAKE COMMUNITY HOSPITALl

1225 LAKE ST MELROSE PARK IL 60160

Head east 429 ft
Turn left 965 ft
Turn right onto 13th Street 141 ft
Turn left onto 1st Avenue (IL 171) 1.9 mi
Turn left onto Lake Street 2788 ft
Continue straight onto West Lake Street 1151 ft
You have arrived at your destination

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTERl

2160 S 1ST AVENUE MAYWOOD IL 60153

Head east 429 ft
Turn left 965 ft
Turn left onto 13th Street 373 ft
Continue slightly right onto West B Street 573 ft
Continue slightly left onto 5th Avenue 984 ft
Turn left 413 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right