Dr. Chris M. McClinton joined Highlands Oncology in July of 2017 after completing his residency in Radiation Oncology as Chief Resident at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. Returning home to Fayetteville, AR, Dr. McClinton is a fourth-generation native of Fayetteville. The choice to enter Radiation Oncology was driven in part by his father’s Oncology needs, David.
In 2006, Dr. McClinton completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Arkansas Fayetteville, AR, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Biology. His academic honors include Magna Cum Laude Honors: Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, University of Arkansas Departmental Honors, University of Arkansas 1st Rank Senior Scholar, and Department of Chemistry/Biochemistry Academic Achievement Award.
Graduating from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Little Rock, AR receiving the degree Doctor of Medicine in May 2011, his honors included: Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Barton Foundation Scholarship, 2008/2009/2010.
Dr. McClinton and his wife, Lydia, also a Fayetteville native, enjoy spending time with their two children. They enjoy family, friends, fishing Beaver Lake, and have recently endeavored to start raising a few farm animals.