(Bolivar, MO) – Central Care Cancer Center at the Carrie J. Babb Cancer Center is announcing the retirement of Radiation Oncologist, Dr. Garry Brown. After over 10 years, Dr. Brown’s last day serving patients will be December 20, 2020.
“I’m grateful for all the people in my life that tilted me in the direction of this amazing career. That even includes my first grade teacher who asked me, at a very young age, where I was going to college. I also feel we could all live by the following quote, especially in the middle of a pandemic and for our work caring for cancer patients: ‘Our duty in life is not to see through one another, rather, to see one another through.’ -anon,” said Dr. Brown.
Dr. Brown received his pharmacy degree from Washington State University where he also explored the area of nuclear pharmacy. He received his Master of Science in Radiopharmacy at the University of Southern California and his Doctor of Osteopathy from Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. He completed an internship at Eastmoreland Osteopathic Hospital followed by an internal medicine residency at Emanuel Hospital. Dr. Brown completed a radiation oncology residency at the Los Angeles County/University of Southern California Medical Center.
Dr. Brown has been a member of the American Society for Radiation Oncology, the American Osteopathic College of Radiology, the American Brachytherapy Society, and the American Osteopathic Association.
President of Central Care Cancer Center, Dr. Claudia Perez-Tamayo said, “Dr. Brown is a master in bringing out the best in people. He has always been able to balance and incorporate the best in every one of his patients which promotes a very pleasant environment and is conducive to wellness.”
Patients of Dr. Brown are encouraged to drop off cards at the Carrie J. Babb Cancer Center. Cards may also be mailed to Dr. Brown’s attention at the Carrie J. Babb Cancer Center, 1501 N. Oakland Avenue, Bolivar, MO 65613