Radiation Oncologists

Dr. James Blom
aarmblom_bioDr. Blom is the medical director of the Department of Radiation Oncology. He is a board certified radiation oncologist with over 20 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.

Dr. William Magnuson
drmagnusonbioDr. Magnuson is the medical director of the Alaska CyberKnife Center and is board certified in radiation oncology. Dr. Magnuson completed his Doctor of Medicine and Internship in Internal Medicine at Saint Louis University. After completing medical school, he completed his residency in Radiation Oncology at the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Magnuson then completed a fellowship in Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy at Yale University.

While at Yale, he performed over 500 cases of radiosurgery, wrote research protocols and published numerous articles in peer reviewed journals. Dr. Magnuson has published extensively in publications pertaining to stereotactic radiosurgery, brain metastases, primary CNS malignancies, head and neck cancer, skin cancer, gynecologic malignancies, prostate cancer and gastrointestinal cancers.

Dr. Magnuson feels very blessed to return home and provide the highest level of care for his fellow Alaskans. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, cross-country skiing, exercising and exploring Alaska.

For More Information

Please contact the Providence Radiation Oncology at (907) 212-3186 to learn more about our services and programs. We are always happy to hear from you.