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James A Betler, DO
Radiation Oncology
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Expertise: Bladder Cancer, Brain...See all...


AGH Radiation Oncology
Jefferson Hospital (Primary)
565 Coal Valley Rd, Basement
Clairton, PA 15025
Fax (412) 267-6909

Dr. Betler is system director of AHN Cancer Institute for the Southern Region and for Oncology Care Coordination. As a highly skilled radiologist, he works with a multidisciplinary team to develop a customized plan of care for each cancer patient using the newest technology and proven therapies.

Dr. Betler earned his medical degree from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Pennsylvania. He completed residencies in internal medicine and radiation oncology through the AGH-WPH Medical Education Consortium in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Betler has served on the teaching faculty of the Radiation Oncology Residency Program at Allegheny General Hospital since 2009, where he has given presentations on different types of cancer as part of the Oncology Lecture Series. He is a member the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, the American Brachytherapy Society, and the American College of Radiation Oncology. He has published research articles in many professional medical journals.

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Bladder Cancer
Brain Tumors
Breast Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Esophageal Cancer
Gastrointestinal Cancer
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Metastatic Cancers
Pancreatic Cancer
Prostate Brachytherapy
Prostate Cancer
Skin Cancer
Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT)
Urological Cancer


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Recent Patient Comments

"Dr. Betler very personable and made me feel very comfortable - answered all questions & concerns."

December 16, 2022

"My experience with Dr. Betler was great."

November 28, 2022

"He was so patient and caring."

November 02, 2022


October 16, 2022

"Again he is an amazing asset. I was truly lucky to find him when I did."

October 05, 2022

"From the first time I met Dr Betler, I KNEW I was in good hands. He just makes me feel that no matter what, he can fix this! I have 100 per cent confidence in him!"

September 26, 2022

"Excellent bedside manner. Very knowledgeable, very polite. Very respectful."

September 24, 2022

"Dr Betler goes over my past and upcoming appts. Even it is with other doctors. He is very caring about me as a person."

September 24, 2022

"Dr. Betler was very good. He is kind, caring, communicates well and very professional."

September 23, 2022

"Everyone - very helpful."

September 16, 2022



System Director, Oncology Care Coordination and Southern Region


Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
University of Pittsburgh


American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Radiology-Radiation Oncology


AGH-WPH Medical Education Consortium
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