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George E. Laramore, MD PhD FACR FASTRO

“High tech medicine can be adapted to the individual patient's needs. I enjoy using the latest technological innovations in radiation oncology to design and carry out the optimal treatment for each patient.”

George E. Laramore, MD PhD FACR FASTRO

Head and Neck Cancers; Prostate Cancer

Dr. Laramore is the past Medical Director of SCCA Proton Therapy Center, and the past Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Washington. Dr. Laramore is board certified in therapeutic radiology and radiation oncology with expertise in proton therapy, and is the Peter Wootton Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Washington. He has pioneered work in neutron radiotherapy and specializes in the treatment of salivary gland tumors, head and neck cancers, and prostate cancer.  

Dr. Laramore earned his Doctorate of Philosophy in Physics at the University of Illinois and his medical degree at the University of Miami. He completed his residency in radiation oncology at the University of Washington.

Dr. Laramore believes in using technological innovations in ways tailored to the individual patient in order to optimize the treatment of their cancer.

Dr. Laramore has authored more than 250 papers on topics including the efficacy of different types of radiotherapy and their usefulness in treating specific cancers. He has directed a number of national studies, and serves on the Board of Directors of the Proton Collaborative Group. He has also participated in a number of visiting professorships and regional, national and international guest lecture opportunities. Dr. Laramore has been recognized many times as a “Top Doctor” by Seattle Magazine.