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We found 26 radiation oncologists near Ballwin, MO.

Dr. Hiram Alberto Gay, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
10 Barnes West Drive; Medical Office Building 2 Suite 101
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Hiram Gay's specialty is radiation oncology. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. In his practice, he is particularly interested in bladder cancer and head and neck cancer. Dr. Gay is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Siteman Cancer Center. He studied medicine at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Gay trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Gay is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more.

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Clinical interests: Prostate Problems, Kidney Cancer, Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Urologic Disorders, Cancer, Testicular ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Gerard Beat, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Diagnostic Radiology
1000 Des Peres Road; Suite 100
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Michael Beat's areas of specialization are radiation oncology and diagnostic radiology; he sees patients in Saint Louis, MO. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Beat is affiliated with Missouri Baptist Medical Center. He graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Jeffrey D Bradley, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
10 Barnes West Drive; Medical Office Building 2 Suite 101
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Jeffrey Bradley is a radiation oncologist. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine and residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. His areas of expertise include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT). Dr. Bradley accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Christian Hospital, and Washington University Physicians.

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Clinical interests: Thoracic Cancer, Proton Therapy, Esophageal Cancer, Lung Cancer, Stereotactic Body Radiation ... (Read more)

Dr. Imran Zoberi, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
10 Barnes West Drive; Medical Office Building 2 Suite 101
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Imran Zoberi is a radiation oncology specialist. Dr. Zoberi's areas of expertise include gamma knife radiosurgery, breast cancer, and sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer). His professional affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Christian Hospital, and Washington University Physicians. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Zoberi accepts. He is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sarcoma, Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Radiation Therapy, Breast Cancer

Dr. Kathy Lynn Baglan, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
15945 Clayton Road; Suite 100
Ballwin, MO
 

Dr. Kathy Baglan is a radiation oncologist in Saint Louis, MO and Ballwin, MO. Dr. Baglan is professionally affiliated with Mercy Hospital - St. Louis, MO. She honors Medicare insurance. She obtained her medical school training at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and performed her residency at Beaumont Hospitals.

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Dr. Robert Christian Frazier, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
607 S. New Ballas Road
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Robert Frazier specializes in radiation oncology. Dr. Frazier is in-network for Medicare insurance. His education and training includes medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and residency at Beaumont Hospitals. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Mercy Hospital - St. Louis, MO and St. Luke's Hospital.

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Dr. Mackenzie D Daly, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
10 Barnes West Drive; Medical Office Building 2 Suite 101
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Mackenzie Daly practices radiation oncology in Saint Louis, MO and Creve Coeur, MO. Clinical interests for Dr. Daly include breast cancer and head and neck cancer. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Daly honors. Dr. Daly attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Daly's hospital/clinic affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Christian Hospital, and Washington University Physicians.

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Clinical interests: Lung Problems, Neck Problems, Cancer, Breast Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer

Dr. Parag Jitendra Parikh, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
10 Barnes West Drive
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Parag Parikh is a physician who specializes in radiation oncology. Dr. Parikh attended medical school at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Parikh completed a residency program at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Parikh include hepatobiliary cancer, thoracic cancer, and pancreatic cancer. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Parikh's hospital/clinic affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Pancreatic Cancer, Hepatobiliary Cancer, Thoracic Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Liver Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Clifford Grant Robinson, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Neuro-Oncology
10 Barnes West Drive; Medical Office Building 2 Suite 101
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Clifford Robinson is a radiation oncologist and neuro-oncologist. These areas are among Dr. Robinson's clinical interests: esophageal cancer, spine tumor, and lung cancer. He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Cleveland Clinic. His professional affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Siteman Cancer Center.

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Clinical interests: Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy, Thoracic Cancer, Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Spine Tumor, ... (Read more)

Dr. Vincent Q Joe, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Diagnostic Radiology
3015 N Ballas Road
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Vincent Joe's specialties are radiation oncology and diagnostic radiology. His areas of expertise include the following: lung cancer, colon cancer, and breast cancer. Dr. Joe is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry for medical school, he completed his residency training at Strong Memorial Hospital. He is affiliated with Missouri Baptist Medical Center and OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Colon Cancer, Lung Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer, Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer

Dr. Julie A Mai, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
15945 Clayton Road; Suite 100
Ballwin, MO
 

Dr. Julie Mai's specialty is radiation oncology. Dr. Mai is professionally affiliated with Mercy Hospital - St. Louis, MO. Before completing Dr. Mai's residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin, Dr. Mai attended medical school at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. Dr. Mai honors Medicare insurance.

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Dr. John Morris Bedwinek, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1011 Bowles Avenue; Suite G-50
Fenton, MO
 

Dr. John Bedwinek specializes in radiation oncology. He attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school and subsequently trained at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center for residency. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Bedwinek is affiliated with SSM Health Care - St. Louis. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Jeffrey Michael Craft, MD, PhD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
607 S New Ballas Road; Suite T1275
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Jeffrey Craft is a radiation oncology specialist in Saint Louis, MO and Washington, MO. Dr. Craft is professionally affiliated with Mercy Hospital - St. Louis, MO. He takes Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He trained at Barnes-Jewish Hospital for residency.

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Dr. Jaymeson Scott Stroud, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
607 S. New Ballas Road
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Jaymeson Stroud's area of specialization is radiation oncology. After completing medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin, Dr. Stroud performed his residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. He accepts Medicare insurance. He is affiliated with Mercy Hospital - St. Louis, MO.

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Dr. David Eric Morris, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1011 Bowles Avenue; Suite G50
Fenton, MO
 

Dr. David Morris is a Fenton, MO physician who specializes in radiation oncology. He is affiliated with SSM Health Care - St. Louis. Dr. Morris honors Medicare insurance. His practice is open to new patients. He studied medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Morris's training includes a residency program at UNC Hospitals.

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Dr. David Ferrell Butler, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
232 S. Woods Mill Drive
Chesterfield, MO
 

Dr. David Butler is a radiation oncologist. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry Health Care Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Butler takes. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Dr. Butler (or staff) speaks Spanish and German. Dr. Butler is professionally affiliated with St. Luke's Hospital.

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What is Radiation Oncology?

Radiation oncologists are physicians who are specially trained in the safe use of radiation to treat cancer. Usually, they will manage a patient’s entire radiation treatment, from the imaging that will guide decisions, to the choices about what kind of radiation therapy to use.

Radiation is one of the few substances that can kill cancer cells and even shrink tumors. It does this by damaging DNA. When DNA becomes sufficiently damaged, cells can no longer reproduce, and they stop growing and die. Cancer cells are more susceptible to radiation than healthy tissue, because they reproduce faster. So typically, cancer cells exposed to radiation will be affected faster than healthy cells will. However it’s still important to protect healthy tissue as much as possible.

There are three ways that radiation can be delivered to the body. It can come from outside the body, delivered by a machine in much the same way x-rays are taken. This is called external-beam radiation. Sometimes the radiation is delivered internally, which is called brachytherapy. Tiny pellets of radioactive material are placed directly onto the cancer, where they can release radiation for a period of time. Some cancers are best treated systemically, with radioactive substances that travel through the bloodstream. Radiation oncologists decide which type of radiation therapy is best, developing a treatment plan for each patient that maximizes the benefits of the radiation while minimizing the risk to any healthy tissue.

Radiation oncologists may work with other kinds of physicians, such as medical oncologists or surgeons, to treat their patients. Sometimes patients are anxious about radiation therapy because it sounds dangerous. But radiation therapy won’t turn you radioactive. It’s safe, and so effective against many different types of cancer that it is one of the most common cancer treatments. Depending on the treatment, it may not even have noticeable side effects.

Radiation oncologists can be important allies in your fight against cancer.