Michele Lohr, MD | Radiation Oncology | Sanford Health Skip To Content

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  • Undergraduate
    South Dakota State University (Brookings, SD)
  • Graduate School
    Seton Hall University (South Orange, NJ)
  • Medical School
    University of South Dakota (Vermillion, SD)
  • Residency
    Mayo Graduate School of Medical Education (Rochester, MN)
  • Internship
    Sanford School of Medicine The University of South Dakota (Vermillion, SD)
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncology; 3D conformal radiation therapy, Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy, Image Guided Radiation Therapy, Stereotactic Radiosurgery (Functional and Therapueutic), Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy, High dose brachytherapy, low dose brachytherapy, interstitial brachytherapy. Special interest in the treatment of head and neck cancers, gynecologic and breast, and pediatric radiation oncology.

Dr. Lohr’s philosophy of care is to provide compassionate, quality care focusing on the unique needs of her patients and their families. She is committed to excellence in medicine by creating a culture of lifelong learning that integrates evidence-based practice, research and professional development as well as promoting an environment of respect, positive communication and collaboration among all members of the patient/family/healthcare team.

Member of the following organizations and groups:

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • American College of Radiology (ACR)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO)
  • South Dakota State Medical Association (SDSMA)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)


Dr. Lohr received her medical degree, graduating Summa Cum Laude, from USD School of Medicine, in Vermillion, SD. She completed her residency in Radiation Oncology at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, during which time she received both local and national awards for her research endeavors. She has presented her research nationally and has published and been co-author on numerous manuscripts, with Pancreatic Cancer being a main focus of her research.

Dr. Lohr completed her undergraduate degree at SDSU in Brookings, SD, and received her Master of Science in Nursing from Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ. Prior to entering medical school, she practiced as a hospice nurse and nationally certified adult and gerontologic nurse practitioner providing primary care to adults and the elderly.

She is a board certified Radiation Oncologist through the American Board of Radiology.

Dr. Lohr has two children. In her spare time she enjoys biking, skiing, traveling and cooking.

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society 2007 ASCO Foundation Research Merit and Travel Award Donald L. Alcott, MD Award for Clinical Promise Heart of Gold Award, VA Black Hills Health Care System
Primary Practice Location

Sanford Cancer Center

1309 W 17th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

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