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Meet the Gibbs leadership team.

Our mission: To cure cancer
Our vision: To be the best cancer center in the world


Gibbs Cancer Center operates under the direction of a diverse group of professionals who are charged with maintaining and advancing its mission and effectiveness. By identifying and achieving strategic opportunities to enhance patient care, including establishing affiliations, accreditations and partnerships, the leadership at Gibbs ensures that Gibbs Cancer Center remains a nationally recognized leader in cancer care.

Timothy Yeatman, MD - President of Gibbs Research Institute & Director of Gibbs Cancer Center ( Yeatman@GibbsCC.org )

James D. Bearden III, MD, FACP - Associate Center Director for Clinical Investigations( JBearden@gibbscc.org )

Jack Pledger, MD - Associate Center Director for Basic Research (Pledger@GibbsCC.org)

David Church - Associate Center Director for Administration ( DChurch@GibbsCC.org )

Lynn Foster - Director, Medical Oncology and Infusion Services ( lynnfoster@srhs.com )

Lucy Gansauer, RN, MSN, CPSO, OCN - Administrative Director, NCI Community Cancer Centers Program ( lgansauer@srhs.com )

Patricia D Hegedus, RN, OCN, MBA - Director, Oncology Clinical Performance ( phegedus@srhs.com )

Warren Perez, MBA, BSN, RN, NE-BC - Director of Nursing, Oncology/Medical Surgical Division ( JPerez@srhs.com )

Cancer Care Committee

The Cancer Care Committee is a multidisciplinary group of clinicians that supervises quality standards at Gibbs Cancer Center, including compliance with certification criteria, participation in continuing staff education, and review and development of new patient care practices. By closely monitoring quality data and continually improving programs and processes, the Cancer Care Committee helps guarantee that each patient gets evidence-based, guideline-driven treatment that meets the highest national standards of care.



Timothy Yeatman, MD - Surgical Oncology

James D. Bearden III, MD - Medical Oncology

Brian W. Bell, MD - Regional Hospice-Palliative Care

Charles Bowers, MD - Medical Oncology

Douglas Clark, MD - Pulmonology

Robert A. Cochran, MD - Surgery & CoC Cancer Liaison Physician

James Dunn, MD - General Surgery

Arthur M. Freedman, MD - Imaging Services

Patricia Griffin, MD - Radiation Oncology

James Hunter, MD - GYN Oncology

Julian C. Josey Jr., MD - Radiation Oncology

Rosanna Lapham, MD - Pathology

Bill Mills, DMD - Dentistry/Oral Surgery

Mohammed A. Memon, MD - Psychiatry

Drew Monitto, MD - Radiation Oncology

Richard Orr, MD - Surgical Oncology

Asim Pati, MD - Medical Oncology

Christopher D. Rucker, MD - Ear, Nose & Throat

John Scott, MD - GYN Oncology          

Support Staff 

Sharon Bartelt, RN, MSN, MBA, CPHQ, CSSBB - Multi-disciplinary Conference Program

Kirsten Beeker, RN, OCN - Breast Health Program

Nancy Blumer, PharmD - Gibbs Infusion Center/PHO

Jenny B. Connell - Marketing/Public Relations

The Reverend Coy Callicott, M.Div, BCC - Chaplain Services

David Church - Vice President, Oncology and Home Care Services

DeLisa Dawkins, BHS, CLS - Outreach/Oncology Rehabilitation

Chad Dingman, LISW-CP, OSW-C - Social Work/Oncology Rehabilitation

Teri Donahoo, CMT - American Cancer Society

Lynn Foster, ADN - Palmetto Hematology Oncology

Lucy Gansauer, RN, MSN, CHSP,  CPSO - National Cancer Institute Community Cancer Centers Program

Patricia Hegedus, RN, OCN, MBA - Oncology Clinical Performance

Linda Harris, RN, MPH - Regional Hospice

Mary Mabry, RTR(M) - Bearden-Josey Breast Health Program

Hunter Mahon, BS, MBA, CMBM - Center for Health & Healing

Melanie Moshier, MS, BS - Cancer Genetic Counselor

Warren Perez, RN, BSN, MBA - Nursing Director Oncology/Medical-Surgical

Staci Roberts, BA - MD Anderson Physicians Network

Diane Skinner, BS, CTR - Cancer Data Management

Nancy Sprouse, RN, BSN, BS - Clinical Research

David L. Vassy, Jr., MS, FACR - Senior Medical Physicist/Radiation Oncology

Cathy Zwilling, RD, CNSD - Oncology Nutrition Services

Each physician and surgeon at Gibbs is credentialed by MD Anderson Physicians Network

Since 2005, Gibbs Cancer Center has been the exclusive host affiliate of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, the prestigious cancer treatment center at the University of Texas in Houston. Gibbs regularly undergoes rigorous reviews of its standards and practices to ensure that it meets MD Anderson Cancer Network’s strict standards of care, and we consistently receive its highest ratings.

In addition, each of our physicians must pass a lengthy MD Anderson Cancer Network credentialing process, including a medical records review and an assessment of office standards. These data-driven quality improvement processes are your assurance that you’ll receive the best cancer treatment available anywhere. View complete Gibbs/MD Anderson Cancer Network Credentialed Physician List.

© 2012 Gibbs Cancer Center

Gibbs Cancer Center is a multidisciplinary cancer center located in Spartanburg, South Carolina. It is one of the original National Cancer Institute's Community Cancer Centers Program and Community Clinical Oncology Program sites. Gibbs is nationally recognized cancer treatment and research facility with affiliations with MD Anderson Physicians Network and the Medical University of South Carolina's Hollings Cancer Center.

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