Carrie J. Babb Cancer Center Welcomes Radiation Oncologist, Dr. Edwin Watts

Carrie J. Babb Cancer Center Welcomes Radiation Oncologist

(Bolivar, MO) – Central Care Cancer Center is pleased to welcome Dr. Edwin Watts, Radiation Oncologist, to the Bolivar team.  Dr. Leo Shunyakov, Medical Oncologist, at the Carrie J Babb Cancer Center, is excited to join forces with Dr. Watts in continuing to bring world-class cancer services and technology to Southwestern Missouri.

Dr. Watts received his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He completed a radiation oncology residency at the University of Oklahoma Stephenson Cancer Institute. Dr. Watts is board certified by the American Board of Radiology in Radiation Oncology and a member of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).

“When I first spoke with the management team at Central Care, I could immediately tell that they were heavily committed in bringing the highest quality oncology care to their patients.   It’s an honor to use the most powerful tools in radiation technology.  Working along with experienced providers and staff, well versed in specialized treatments/techniques, brings to this region of Bolivar what can be offered at universities and larger cities without the need to travel.  Central Care is committed in bringing innovative cancer treatments to their cancer centers,” said Dr. Watts.

Dr. Perez-Tamayo, President of Central Care said, “We’re very fortunate to have Dr. Watts join our team. He was trained in a renowned cancer institute with special and novel techniques that are perfectly matched with our state-of-the-art linear accelerator, Varian TrueBeam.  When you have such powerful and advanced technology, there has to be a perfect marriage between the expertise of the physician and the sophistication of the cutting edge technology. The best results are obtained by this synergism of all components. ”


Dr. Watt’s office is located at the Carrie J. Babb Cancer Center.  To make an appointment, please call (417) 326-7200.

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