Mr. Edward C Elliott MD
Radiation Oncologist | Radiation Oncology210 W. Mckinley Ave Suite 1 Decatur IL, 62526
Dr. Edward Elliott practices Radiation Oncology in Decatur, IL. Radiation oncology is a medical specialty that involves treating cancer with radiation. Dr. Elliott specializes in treating cancer with radiation, using radiation therapy to treat a wide variety of cancers. Radiation therapy uses carefully targeted and regulated doses of high-energy radiation to kill cancer cells.
Education and Training
Univ of Ky Coll of Med, Lexington Ky 1979
PathologyAmerican Board of PathologyABP
RadiologyAmerican Board of RadiologyABR
- Univ Of Ky Hosp, Radiation Oncology; Univ Of Ky Hosp, Anatomic And Clinical Pathology
- University Of Kentucky Hospital
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