Lloyd Joseph Farinash, M.D. is a board-certified radiation oncologist, medical director, and radiation safety officer at Charleston Area Medical Center. Dr. Farinash received his Bachelor of Arts in Physics and Bachelor of Special Studies in Education for Secondary Education in Physics, Math, and General Science in 1993 from West Virginia University. In 1996, he received his Master of Arts in Physics Education and his Doctor of Medicine degree from West Virginia University and the West Virginia University School of Medicine. Dr. Farinash began his family medicine externship at the United Hospital Center in Clarksburg, West Virginia, in 1997 and became Family Medicine Externship Coordinator in 1998. In 2001, he started a one-year internship in internal medicine for West Virginia University, Charleston Division. Dr. Farinash then completed his four-year radiation oncology residency at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After his third year, he became Chief Resident of Radiation Oncology.
Dr. Farinash is a member of the American Society for Radiation Oncology, American College of Radiation Oncology, and West Virginia Oncology Society.
Born and raised in West Virginia, Dr. Farinash considers every patient part of his family and treats them as such. When treating patients, he takes the time to educate them about their disease as well as the latest technology utilized in their treatments. He treats all cancer types and is particularly interested in prostate and gastrointestinal cancers. To Dr. Farinash, serving patients at Charleston Area Medical Center is the best job in the world.
Dr. Farinash and his wife are proud parents of four boys and two girls. In his free time, he enjoys deer and squirrel hunting and riding his ATV.