David Howell, MD, FACR, FAAHPM

Radiation Oncology

Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus

Radiation Oncology, Cancer

Board Certification

American Board of Radiology in Radiation Oncology
American Board of Hospice and Palliative Care
American Board of Radiology in Hospice and Palliative Medicine


Residency in Radiation Therapy, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Medical School

University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan


Transitional Internship at Henry Ford Hospital Detroit, Michigan


Dr. Howell has been in practice for 30 years and is board certified in radiation oncology as well as in hospice and palliative medicine. He has been honored as a Fellow of both the American College of Radiology (FACR) and the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (FAAHPM).

Dr. Howell has cared for nearly 8,000 cancer patients in his career. He has managed patients with the entire spectrum of malignant disorders, both as a consultant in private practice as well as an academic physician. As a clinical oncologist, caring for patients, their family members and loved ones is what he does best. He has a strong interest in the individualization of care and treatment for each cancer patient, and the knowledge and experience to recommend the right course.

Dr. Howell is known to be thoughtful, forthright, honest and a compassionate caregiver. He focuses on all facets of the patients he serves—not only the physical, but also the psychological and social aspects of each individual. Dr. Howell specializes in providing evaluation and treatment of patients with all types of cancers and will help determine the best radiation therapy treatment plan for you.

Dr. Howell practices at OhioHealth Cancer Care at OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital:

OhioHealth Radiation Oncology
OhioHealth Cancer Care
OhioHealth Castrop Health Center
75 Hospital Drive, Suite 170
Athens, Ohio 45701
Phone: (740) 331.7085
Fax: (740) 331.7072

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