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Treatment Team

Radiation Therapy

J. Spencer Thompson, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology

Dr. Thompson attended the University of Utah School of Medicine and graduated in 1989. He completed his residency in radiation oncology at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine at Camden in 1993. He subsequently practiced radiation oncology in Phoenix, AZ with Valley Radiation Oncology and in St. Augustine, FL with Florida Radiation Oncology Group. He joined the faculty at the University of Oklahoma in 2006. He completed the Faculty Leadership Development Program at OUHSC in 2009 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2012. He is an accomplished amateur musician with proficiency on the piano, violin and viola. He is fluent in both English and Spanish.


Residency: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Medical School: University of Utah School of Medicine

Research Interests:

Image-based gynecologic brachytherapy
Improving the reliability of patient set-up for external beam treatment
Stereotactic radiosurgery
Volumetric dosimetry to pelvic organs during external radiation and brachytherapy
Mitigation of oral mucositis.

Honors and Awards:

Invited to compete in the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs in 201

Professional Associations:

American Society for Radiation Oncology (member CME/MOC committee)
American Medical Association
American Brachytherapy Society
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Society of Gynecologic Oncology
NRG Oncology (Gynecologic Oncology Group/Radiation Therapy Oncology Group/National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project, member cervix cancer committee, previous member genitourinary committee)