Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Physician / Doctor, Oncologist is $244,168
What Do Physician / Doctor, Oncologists Do?
An oncologist is a specialized physician or doctor who is trained in a wide variety of diagnoses and cancer treatment procedures. This person often works in a hospital or medical office. While many work during regular business hours, it is not unusual for an oncologist to work extended hours, especially within a hospital setting.
An oncologist is responsible for many duties, primarily diagnosing and treating patients with cancer. They typically collect medical history information and perform …Read more
- Examine patients, images, and laboratory results to diagnose and recommend treatments for cancer.
- Track progress and health of patients.
- Provide treatment plans that take into account the nature of the cancer, the patients' wishes and best medical options.
- Recommend changes to diet, exercise, and other factors to reduce cancer risks or side effects of treatment.