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James A Betler, DO
Radiation Oncology
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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.

Languages Spoken



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

"Enjoyed my visit"

March 22, 2024

"Excellent experience from beginning to end."

February 09, 2024

"Doc is a straight shooter in more ways than one! Ha! Ha! (Good.)"

December 29, 2023

"Took the time to explain things and answered all questions. Felt that he really cared about me as a patient."

December 28, 2023

"Dr. Betler was excellent and provided complete and very comprehensive answers to all questions and concerns."

December 17, 2023

"Excellent experience from start to finish."

November 21, 2023

"Dr. Betler is one of the best doctors I have ever been involved with"

November 04, 2023

"Have never had such a comprehensive explanation of protocol or treatment plan before. Excellent!"

November 02, 2023

"Sr Betler and his staff have been excellent through my entire treatment process."

October 29, 2023

"The doctor and [...] were very thorough about everything"

October 02, 2023



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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