Mitchell D. Anderson, MD, is a graduate of University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He began radiation oncology practice in East Texas in 1986, shortly after completing his residency in radiation oncology at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Current staff affiliations include active privileges at ETMC Tyler and Trinity Mother Frances Hospital, Tyler. Prior appointments held include Chief of Staff of the East Texas Medical Center Cancer Institute, Chairman of the ETMC Cancer Committee, and Chairman of the Stereotactic Radiosurgery Steering Committee at ETMC.
Dr. Anderson is board certified in Radiation Oncology by the American Board of Radiology. Society memberships include the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (www.astro.org) American Medical Association, the Texas Medical Association, and the Smith County Medical Society.
He resides between Athens and Tyler with his wife, Barbara, and children Patrick and Diana.
Kelley Q., LVN, has been with the Athens Cancer Center since it opened in 1998. She has prior work experience in pediatrics, family practice and otolaryngology. Kelley and her family live in Athens.
Davana E. has been the receptionist at the Athens Cancer Center, also since 1998. Prior medical office experience has been in medical oncology, obstetrics-gynecology and dermatology. Having grown up in the Athens area, she knows many of our patients and their families. Davana also lives in the Athens area with her husband and daughters.
Laurie R., R.T. (R) (T) (C) (M), is another East Texas native who lives near Jacksonville with her family. She received radiologic technology training through the University of Texas M. D. Cancer Center. Laurie worked in diagnostic radiology at U.T. Tyler Health Center, performing CT scans, diagnostic x-rays, mammograms and angiograms. She wished to become more involved in patient care and later worked at East Texas Medical Center Cancer Institute as a radiation therapist and CT and simulator technician before joining the staff at the Athens Cancer Center in 1999.
Lori R., R.T. (R) (T), came to the Athens Cancer Center in 2003 after moving from Arlington, Texas back to East Texas so she and her family could live closer to her parents in Grand Saline. Lori received her radiation therapy training through the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center after which she was a staff therapist for 4 years at the Moncrief Cancer Center in Fort Worth, Texas. She has experience from Moncrief with five linear accelerators and two radiotherapy planning computer systems.
Shelly T., R.T. (R) (T), a native of New York, Texas, was a staff Radiologic Technologist at East Texas Medical Center Athens before obtaining her Certificate in Radiation Therapy from Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas in 2004. She has been on the staff of the Athens Cancer Center since and lives near Athens with her husband and children.