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Dario Pasalic, MD

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Dr. Dario Pasalic is a radiation oncologist who works closely within a multidisciplinary team of expert medical oncologists, surgeons, pathologists, radiologists, physicists, dosimetrists, advanced practice providers, and nurses to provide the highest level of care to patients. He regularly participates in local tumor board discussions and contributes to radiation oncology best practice recommendations for each new cancer case reviewed.

Dr. Pasalic completed his medical education and residency training at three of the leading cancer centers in the country – Mayo Clinic, Memorial Sloan Kettering, and MD Anderson. This accumulation of experience allowed him to witness the strengths and limitations of cancer treatment across institutions, geographies, and care models, which he now uses to improve the lives of patients in the Colorado community. He has also expanded cancer treatment options for patients by participating in impactful research projects and clinical trials throughout his career. He is thoughtful in creating a tailored treatment plan for each patient which sometimes includes clinical trials that are designed to offer leading therapeutic options.

Dr. Pasalic has led and contributed to over thirty published research projects and clinical trials with the goal of improving patient outcomes while minimizing side effects, evaluating the safety and efficacy of the most advanced radiation treatment techniques, and finding ways to enhance patients’ quality of life. His work is published in some of the most well-regarded oncology journals such as JAMA OncologyCancer, the Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, the European Journal of CancerMayo Clinic Proceedings, the International Journal of Radiation OncologyBiology, Physics, and Radiotherapy & Oncology. Dr. Pasalic is also a contributing author for two of the major radiation oncology educational books – Pocket Radiation Oncology and Radiation Oncology: A Question-Based Review. Beyond this, he has presented his work at numerous national conferences and served on several committees.

Dr. Pasalic treats a variety of malignancies and benign conditions using the most advanced and evidence-based radiation techniques. This includes treating breast cancers, thoracic cancers, genitourinary cancers, gastrointestinal cancers, gynecological cancers, head and neck cancers, skin cancers, central nervous system tumors, lymphomas, sarcomas, and oligometastatic cancers.