James W. Forsythe, MD, HMD

Medical Education & Experience

  • Doctorate of Medicine from University of California San Francisco
  • Undergraduate degree from University of California at Berkeley

  • Almost 50 Years Practicing Medicine in Northern Nevada

  • Owner and Medical Director of Cancer Screening and Treatment Center of Nevada
  • Owner and Medical Director of Forsythe Cancer Care Center

  • Certified in Homeopathy
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Utilization Review and Quality Assurance
  • Former Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Nevada, Reno Medical School
  • Board Eligible in Clinical Pathology and Medical Gerontology

Military Experience

  • 26 Years in the United States Army Medical Corps
  • Retired Full Colonel
  • Former State Surgeon in the Nevada Army National Guard
  • Vietnam War Veteran including a tour of duty for 12 months, with commendation medal


  • 1960 – 1964 Doctorate of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco

  • 1956 – 1960 Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry-Physiology University of California, Berkeley Undergraduate


  • 1964-1965 Internship (rotating) (eight months Internal Medicine), Letterman Army General Hospital, Presidio San Francisco, California
  • 1965-1967 Residency; Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Tripler Army General Hospital, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1970-1971 Residency; Medicine, Children’s Hospital, San Francisco, California
  • 1971-1973 Fellowship, Oncology-Hematology, Cancer Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco and San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California


  • 1995-1996 British Institute of Homeopathy

Certification and Licensing

  • 1995 April Nevada State Board of Homeopathic Medicine, Board Certified
  • 1994 Certified Medical Director, Meeting all qualifications and requirements
  • 1985 January American Board of Utilization Review and Quality Assurance Certified
  • 1984 American Board of Medical Gerontology (Board Eligible for Licensure Examination)
  • 1982 March Oncology-Board Certified
  • 1982 American Board of Medical Oncology
  • 1974 June Internal Medicine-Board Certified
  • 1968 Anatomical and Clinical Pathology (Board Eligible)

State Licenses

  • 1975 – Present Active License with The Nevada Board of Medical Examiners

  • 1999 – Present Active License with The Nevada Homeopathic Board