A Magna Cum Laude graduate of Armstrong State University in Savannah, Georgia with a BS degree in Chemistry and Math. Dr. Benton attended Morehouse School of Medicine, where he completed his medical degree and graduated first in his class. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the Medical College of Virginia, and a second residency in Radiation Oncology at Emory University.
Dr. Benton’s love of math, physics and science led him to radiation oncology, a specialty he admires for the depth of its technical detail and the breadth of its clinical application. Prior to joining the staff at Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia in 1998, Dr. Benton served as Chief Resident and Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at Emory University
Dr. Benton practiced as a board certified Internist for a few year before becoming a board certified Radiation Oncologist more than 15 years ago. Currently, he is President of Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia (RCOG), and he practices at RCOG’s main campus in Decatur, specializing in treating a variety of cancers such as breast, prostate and many other sites. Along with other experts in the field of prostate cancer treatment, Dr. Benton has authored numerous medical research manuscripts and his work has been published in numerous peer review journals.
Morehouse School of Medicine / Medical College of Georgia, 1983–1987
Radiation Oncology Residency, Emory University, 1993–1996
Chief Resident, Radiation Oncology, Emory University, 1995–1996
Internal Medicine Residency, Medical College of Virginia, 1987–1990
Nominated Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, 1989
Board Certified in Radiation Oncology, 1997
Board Certified in Internal Medicine ACLS Instructor
U.S. Navy, 1975–1979
Principle Investigator for the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group, an NCI-supported Intergroup Organization, 1997–1998
Published articles by Dr. Benton
Cigarette Smoking Does Not Affect Treatment Results of Simultaneous Irradiation For Prostate Cancer
J.B. Benton, F.A. Critz, A.K. Levinson, F.J. Schnell, P.D. Shrake. ASCO Proceedings, 22:444, 2003.
Patient Age Related To Prostate Specific Antigen Bound By Recursive Partitioning Analysis After Brachytherapy For Prostate Cancer
F.A. Critz, J.B. Benton, F.J. Schnell, P.D. Shrake, A. Ciampi, A. Couturier. ASCO Proceedings, 22:438, 2003.
Pretreatment Erectile Function Of Men Who Underwent Brachytherapy For Prostate Cancer
F.J. Schnell, F.A. Critz, J.B. Benton, P.D. Shrake. ASCO Proceedings, 22:444, 2003.
Probability of Achieving PSA Nadir 0.5 Ng/ml After Radiotherapy of Prostate Cancer
V.Griffin, F. Critz, K. Levinson, J. Benton. ASCO Proceedings, 18:339a, 1999.
Prostate Cancer in African-American Men Treated by Simultaneous Radiotherapy
F.Critz, K. Levinson, V. Griffin, J. Benton. ASCO Proceedings 18, 1999.
Prostate Specific Antigen Nadir After Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer Correlates With Prognosis of Men Who Recur
Frank A. Critz, A. Keith Levinson, James B. Benton, Frederick J. Schnell, and Philip D. Shrake. J Urol 169 (supplement):179, 2003.
A Standard Definition of Disease Freedom is Needed for Prostate Cancer
F. Critz, J. Benton, F. Schnell, P. Shrake. American Brachytherapy Society Meeting. ABS Proceedings, 1:57, 2001.
Acute and Late Morbidity Following Simultaneous Irradiation for Prostate Cancer
F.A. Critz, K. Levinson, F. Schnell, J. Benton, P. Shrake. ASCO Proceedings, 20:189a, 2001.
Disease Free Survival Rates Following Irradiation of Prostate Cancer According to Age
J.B. Benton, F.A. Critz, F.J. Schnell, P.D. Shrake. ASCO Proceedings, 21:167B, 2002.
Sexual Function Following Simultaneous Irradiation for Prostate Cancer
F.A Critz, J.B. Benton, F.J. Schnell, P.D. Shrake. ASCO Proceedings, 21:188a, 2002.
Ten-Year Disease Free Survival Rate Calculated With PSA Cutpoint 0.2 ng/ml In Men After Brachytherapy For Prostate Cancer
F.A. Critz, A. Keith Levinson, J. B. Benton, F.J. Schnell, P.D. Shrake. J Urol 169 (supplement):181, 2003.
Treatment of Gleason Score 7 Prostate Cancer with I-125 Implant Followed by External Beam Radiotherapy
J. Benton, F.A. Critz, K. Levinson, V. Griffin. ASCO Proceedings, 18:317a, 1999.
Young Men with Prostate Cancer Treated by Simultaneous Radiotherapy
A. A. Sheikh, F.A. Critz, A.K. Levinson, J.B. Benton, F. Schnell, P. Shrake, L.S. Maxa. ASCO Proceedings, 19:227a, 2000.
Obstructive Uropathy Following Simultaneous Irradiation For Prostate Cancer Measured By A Longitudinal Study of The American Urological Association Symptom Index For Benign Prostate Hyperplasia
F.A. Critz, A. Keith Levinson, James B. Benton, F.J. Schnell, Philip D. Shrake. ABS Proceedings, 2:67, 2003.
Postirradiation Prostatitis: A Previously Unrecognized Syndrome Following Brachytherapy For Prostate Cancer
F.A. Critz, A.K. Levinson, J.B. Benton, F.J. Schnell, P.D. Shrake. ABS Proceedings, 2:66, 2003.
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