John M. Varlotto, MD

Chief of Radiation Oncology


Clinical Interests



Dr. Varlotto specializes in lung cancer and cancers affecting the brain. He also has vast experience with all types of cancer as well as clinical research trials and research investigations. He is currently leading a nationwide, phase III clinical trial through the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group that is investigating the role of immunotherapy with concurrent chemo/radiation in locally advanced lung cancer. Prior to joining Marshall Health, he served as a Professor of Radiation Oncology at University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center and Medical School in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Education & Training

  • Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
  • Residency: Tufts University - Radiation Oncology (Boston, Mass.)
  • Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University - Radiobiology (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Honors & Memberships

  • Associate Editor, Frontiers in Radiation Oncology
  • Member, American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  • Reviewer, Neurology CANCERS
  • Reviewer, British Journal of Cancer
  • Reviewer, PLOS ONE
  • Reviewer, Oncotarget
  • Reviewer, Biomedical Central
  • Reviewer, Clinical Lung Cancer
  • Reviewer, Journal of Thoracic Oncology
  • Reviewer, Lung Cancer
  • Reviewer, CANCER
  • Reviewer, International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physics


  • Certified: American Board of Radiology in Radiation Oncology

Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center

An outpatient department of Cabell Huntington Hospital
1400 Hal Greer Blvd.
Huntington, WV 25701
Phone: 304.399.6500

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