J. Kyle Russo, MD

Dr. Russo is originally from Lafayette and received his undergraduate degree from LSU before attending LSU Medical School in Shreveport. He then completed an internal medicine internship at LSU before a four-year radiation oncology residency at Medical University of South Carolina, where he was named Chief Resident over his final 17 months.

Dr. Russo has contributed to several publications and presentations on several types of cancer treatments, approaches and research. He earned the Roentgen Award in 2013 for outstanding research in radiation oncology. His addition to Ochsner Cancer Center – Baton Rouge further solidifies the center’s comprehensive approach to treating patients at one location. With a passion for clinical trials and research, his presence will amplify an already robust offering of clinical trials.

Dr. Russo previously worked as a radiation oncologist with E+ OncoLogics in Lafayette and Bismark Cancer Center in Bismarck, North Dakota. While in Bismark, he was also the clinical research director and ascended to medical director in January 2017. He also served as chairperson for Commission on Cancer with Sanford Hospital Bismarck and cancer liaison physician for Commission on Cancer with CHI St. Alexius Health Bismarck.

He is a member of American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology and American Society for Clinical Oncology. His community involvement currently includes Make-A-Wish Foundation wish granter and Certified Hospice and Habitat-for-Humanity volunteer.

Dr. Russo is originally from Lafayette and received his undergraduate degree from LSU before attending LSU Medical School in Shreveport. He then completed an internal medicine internship at LSU before a four-year radiation oncology residency at Medical University of South Carolina, where he was named Chief Resident over his final 17 months.

Dr. Russo has contributed to several publications and presentations on several types of cancer treatments, approaches and research. He earned the Roentgen Award in 2013 for outstanding research in radiation oncology. His addition to Ochsner Cancer Center – Baton Rouge further solidifies the center’s comprehensive approach to treating patients at one location. With a passion for clinical trials and research, his presence will amplify an already robust offering of clinical trials.

Dr. Russo previously worked as a radiation oncologist with E+ OncoLogics in Lafayette and Bismark Cancer Center in Bismarck, North Dakota. While in Bismark, he was also the clinical research director and ascended to medical director in January 2017. He also served as chairperson for Commission on Cancer with Sanford Hospital Bismarck and cancer liaison physician for Commission on Cancer with CHI St. Alexius Health Bismarck.

He is a member of American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology and American Society for Clinical Oncology. His community involvement currently includes Make-A-Wish Foundation wish granter and Certified Hospice and Habitat-for-Humanity volunteer.

Medical School

Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Shreveport

Internship

LSU

Residency

Medical University of South Carolina

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