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Morehouse School of Medicine/Medical College of Georgia
American Board of Radiology - Board Certified in Radiation Oncology
James Benton, MD is board certified as a Radiation Oncologist by the American Board of Radiology, and he believes in providing quality, personalized cancer care in a community setting, and demonstrates that commitment daily in his patient care activities.
A Magna Cum Laude graduate of Armstrong State University in Savannah, Georgia with a bachelor's degree in Chemistry and Math, Dr. Benton attended Morehouse School of Medicine, where he completed his medical degree and graduated as the Valedictorian of his class. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the Medical College of Virginia, and a second residency in Radiation Oncology at Emory University, where he was the Chief Resident.
Dr. Benton’s love of math, physics, and science led him to radiation oncology, a specialty he admires for the depth of its technical detail and the breadth of its clinical application. Prior to joining the staff at Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia in 1998, Dr. Benton served as Chief Resident and Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at Emory University. Dr. Benton is a life-time member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. This distinction is given out to only 5% of medical school graduates throughout the United States, and Dr. Benton has been named Atlanta’s Top Doc for numerous years.
Dr. Benton practiced as a board-certified Internist for a few years before becoming a board-certified Radiation Oncologist more than 22 years ago. Currently, he is President of Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia (RCOG), and he practices at RCOG’s main campus in Decatur and Conyers, specializing in treating a variety of cancers such as breast, gastrointestinal, lung, skin, and many others. He also performs a unique treatment for prostate cancer: ProstRcision. Along with other experts in the field of prostate cancer treatment, Dr. Benton has authored numerous medical research manuscripts, and his work has been published in numerous peer-review journals.
Dr. Benton is married with three children. He is an avid reader of history and enjoys sports.