Highlands Oncology Group Continues to Grow

Chris M. McClinton, Radiation Oncologist, joins Highlands Oncology Group

Highlands Oncology Group, Northwest Arkansas’ leading cancer treatment facility, will welcome Chris M. McClinton, M.D., to their dedicated team on July 17. Dr. McClinton will join Highlands as a Radiation Oncologist.

Dr. McClinton completed medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Little Rock. Subsequently, he completed a residency in radiation oncology at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Outside of medical practice, Dr. McClinton enjoys spending time with his wife, two kids, and German Shepherd. He also enjoys Razorback athletics, fishing and working on engines.

In 2017, there will be an estimated 1,688,780 new cancer cases diagnosed and 600,920 cancer deaths in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society.

Approximately 39.6 percent of men and women will be diagnosed with cancer at some point during their lifetimes, according to National Cancer Institute statistics. National expenditures for cancer care in the United States totaled nearly 125 billion dollars in 2010 and could reach 156 billion dollars in 2020.

As such, continued research and treatment advancement is imperative.

As the leading cancer treatment and research center in Northwest Arkansas, Highlands Oncology Group is dedicated to the advancement of cancer treatment and to providing patients with the best possible care and results.

Highlands Oncology Group is excited to welcome Dr. McClinton to the team of passionate medical professionals. Upon Dr. McClinton’s arrival, Highlands will have a total of three Radiation Oncologists and a grand total of 15 physicians and surgeons.


Highlands Oncology Group is a state-of-the-art facility, with a world-class team of specialists, that is committed to providing premier cancer treatment and to enhancing the quality of life of patients and their loved ones. Highlands Oncology group provides this in a friendly, comfortable environment conveniently located in Northwest Arkansas. Highlands offers the latest technology of diagnostic imaging and radiation therapies, on-site labs, a pharmacy and an infusion center. They also offer access to clinical trials, multidisciplinary clinics, and support groups. Highlands Oncology Group is helping patients win the battle against cancer, every day.

For more information, visit: HighlandsOncologyGroup.com

Source: Highlands Oncology Group