Deborah M. Prescott, DVM, PhD, DACVR (Radiation Oncology)

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MedVet Columbus

Deborah M. Prescott, DVM, PhD, Diplomate, ACVR (Radiation Oncology) is a Radiation Oncologist at MedVet Columbus, where she has been part of the oncology team since 2002. In addition to her Columbus-based clinical duties, Dr. Prescott also serves as the specialty leader for Radiation Oncology across all MedVet locations as well as the Vice President of Medical Technology. Dr. Prescott completed her Bachelor of Science degree at Clemson University and received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Georgia School of Veterinary Medicine. Following her graduation from veterinary school, Dr. Prescott completed a yearlong internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Auburn University School of Veterinary Medicine, as well as a three-year residency in small animal radiation oncology at the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Prescott also earned a PhD in Radiation Biology while completing her residency at North Carolina State University.

After becoming a board-certified Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology in Radiation Oncology, Dr. Prescott was a Veterinary Radiation Oncologist at a large veterinary referral practice outside of Washington D.C. She grew this practice into one of the most successful radiation oncology services in the United States.

Dr. Prescott is a leader and well-known figure in the veterinary community. Over the past 20 years, Dr. Prescott has successfully utilized radiation therapy to treat thousands of veterinary cancer patients. Due to Dr. Prescott’s national reputation as a leading veterinary radiation oncologist, she receives referrals from veterinarians in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, Kentucky, and Indiana.

She is an active advocate of continuing education for veterinary professionals and has lectured on oncology topics nationally at a variety of meetings including the American College of Veterinary Radiology annual meeting, the Midwest Veterinary Conference, and local veterinary medical association meetings in Ohio and West Virginia. She has conducted several clinical trials for the American College of Veterinary Radiology, Veterinary Radiation Therapy Oncology Group, and Animal Clinical Investigations.

  • Bachelor of Science: Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine: University of Georgia School of Veterinary Medicine, Athens, Georgia
  • PhD: North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Internship: Auburn University School of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn, Alabama
  • Residency: North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Board Certification: Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology (Radiation Oncology)
  • American College of Veterinary Radiology–Recognized Specialty in Radiation Oncology
  • Veterinary Radiation Therapy Oncology Group
  • Veterinary Cancer Society
  • American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Ohio Veterinary Medical Association
  • Columbus Academy of Veterinary Medicine