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Jim Butler

Jim Butler


Assistant Professor

Dr. Butler grew up in East St. Paul, Manitoba, graduating with an International Baccalaureate Diploma from Miles MacDonell Collegiate in Winnipeg.  He attended the University of Winnipeg and received a BA in History before entering medical school.  In 1994, Dr. Butler was granted a MD, CM degree from McGill University and subsequently pursued training in radiation oncology at McGill and at the University of Manitoba.  He received his FRCPC designation in 1999, and undertook fellowship training in conformal radiotherapy under the supervision of Drs. Lori Pierce and Ted Lawrence at the University of Michigan.

Dr. Butler returned to Winnipeg in 2000, and is an attending radiation oncologist at CancerCare Manitoba as well as an Assistant Professor at the University of Manitoba.  He has received several grants, co-written a book chapter, and submitted several abstracts and scholarly articles.  He presently coordinates the local Fellowship Program in Radiation Oncology and acted as Program Director for six years for the local PGME Program in Radiation Oncology.  Dr. Butler has chaired the Head & Neck Disease Site Group at CancerCare Manitoba since 2004, and sits on several administrative / technical committees at CancerCare Manitoba.  He and his colleagues were awarded the Innovative Team of the Year in 2008 for their work in developing intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) treatments at CancerCare Manitoba. 

Dr. Butler joined the Gamma Knife Team in 2008.  His clinical interests include head & neck cancer, stereotactic radiosurgery, and stereotactic body radiation therapy.

He can be reached as follows:

Clinics 1 and 2 (Main Floor)
CancerCare Manitoba
675 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0V9
(204) 787-1558 (Danielle)
( 204) 787-2255 (Robert)

CancerCare Manitoba
675 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0V9
204.787.4760 (Wendy)
204.786.0194 (Fax)

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