John Francis Gleason, Jr., MD

Radiation Oncologist

Dr. Gleason is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Phi Beta Kappa) and the Wake Forest University School of Medicine (Alpha Omega Alpha). He completed his internship and radiation oncology residency at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. He served as chief resident in his final
year of training.

Dr. Gleason has presented at national meetings, been published in medical journals, and written book chapters on a variety of radiation oncology topics. His works have covered subjects such as imaging in modern radiation oncology, the role of radiation for sarcomas, neoadjuvant approaches to head and neck cancer, and quality of life issues related to the treatment of brain tumors, among others.

Dr. John “Jack” Gleason and his wife Margaret are both natives of Louisville, Kentucky. They have twins and enjoy being involved in many community activities. Dr. Gleason is a member of the American Society for Radiation Oncology, the Medical Association of the State of Alabama, and the Madison County Medical Society.

Dr. Gleason joined Alliance Cancer Care in 2013. He also is the medical director of the Novalis® Certified Alliance Radiosurgery Program.

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