Nathan Jones, D.O.
Nathan Jones, D.O., joined the Sparrow Herbert-Herman Cancer Center team in June 2017, and is board certified by the American Board of Radiology. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Utah, receiving a B.S. degree in applied physics. Jones went on to complete medical school training at A.T. Still University as a health professions scholarship recipient with the U.S. Army. Following the completion of his internal medicine internship, he served as a field surgeon with the U.S. Army 4th Infantry Division and received a Bronze Star Medal for his service in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Upon returning from Iraq, Dr. Jones completed his residency training in radiation oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He conducted several research studies including topics such as hormonal therapy in prostate cancer and brachytherapy for cervix cancer, resulting in journal publication and poster presentation at national meetings.
After completing specialty training, Dr. Jones practiced at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and San Antonio Military Medical Center, serving as Deputy Clinic Chief in both centers. This time included significant involvement in the NCI/NIH/NCC Radiation Oncology Residency program, being awarded ARRO Educator of the Year 2012-13. He has been active in cooperative group research trials as a site principal and associate investigator for multiple studies.
Dr. Jones is trained in full complement of radiation treatment modalities including three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy, intensity modulated radiation therapy, proton therapy, stereotactic body radiation therapy, gamma knife radiosurgery, high dose rate brachytherapy, permanent interstitial radiation therapy, stereotactic radiosurgery, image guided radiation therapy, and radioactive iodine therapy. He has an interest in treating a broad range of conditions including lung, genitourinary including prostate, breast, brain, head and neck, and gynecologic malignancies.
When he is not in the clinic, Dr. Jones enjoys spending time with his wife and three children on their hobby farm in Williamston. He enjoys running, biking and most other outdoor activities. He is involved with leadership of youth groups through his local church. He is also an Eagle Scout and speaks fluent Spanish.