Dr. Larry Daugherty
Dr. Daugherty received his medical degree in 2007 from University of Utah School of Medicine. He completed a residency in Radiation Oncology at the Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia.
Dr. Daugherty has held an assistant professorship at the Mayo Clinic. He is also the co-founder of Radiating Hope International, an organization that works on building cancer facilities in developing countries.
My most important job as a radiation oncologist is educating patients. I have many other important hats that I wear, but to me, that is the most important.
I enjoy being the doctor who will take the time to explain in plain English what a diagnosis means, what the treatment options are, etc. I also pride myself in the Golden Rule – I would want to know everything about my condition if I were diagnosed with cancer, even the answers to the sometimes difficult questions about prognosis.
I am the type of oncologist who will shoot you straight and not try to sugar coat anything..that is how I would want to be treated and so when a patient asks me a question that some doctors might be wishy-washy with an answer – they can expect the straight truth from me.
- Medical School - University of Utah School of Medicine Internship/Residency - Radiation Oncology – Mayo Clinic, Radiation Oncology
- Drexel University College of Medicine Advanced Degree - Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, College of Idaho
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