Dr. John Halligan
Dr. John Halligan is the medical director for radiation oncology at the Providence Cancer Center.
Dr. Halligan has over 14 years of experience in treating all types of cancer with radiation therapy. Before coming to the Providence Cancer Center, he worked the past 10 years for Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, WA, where of those years he was chief of Radiation Oncology Services for the last four years. He was also on staff at the University of Washington Medical Center and a clinical assistant professor at Overlake Hospital in Bellevue, WA.
Prior to this experience he worked for three years at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and for two years as a brigade surgeon and flight surgeon for the United States Army Berlin Brigade in Berlin, Germany.
Dr. Halligan received his medical training from the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. He completed his residency in radiation oncology at the University of Washington Medical Center. Dr. Halligan is board certified by the American Board of Radiology.
Dr. James Blom
Dr. Blom is the medical director of brachytherapy and stereotactic radiosurgery in the radiation oncology department. He is a board certified radiation oncologist with over 14 years experience in the treatment of all types of cancer with radiation therapy.
Dr. Blom comes to us in Alaska from the hills of east Tennessee, where he was in private practice for many years. Prior to his civilian practice, he served 12 years in the US Army Medical Corps, attaining the rank of Major. He served with the 10th Mountain Division in Somalia during Operation Restore Hope. He then completed his residency at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland. Subsequently, he was a staff radiation oncologist at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
Dr. Blom is an avid outdoorsman and loves life in the Last Frontier.
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