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LMC Welcomes Dr. Joshua Lawson to Lexington Radiation Oncology
Posted by: Jennifer Wilson, Public Relations Manager | February 20, 2012
West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Joshua Lawson, MD to Lexington Radiation Oncology, a physician practice that’s part of the hospital’s network of care. Dr. Lawson will join Quillin Davis, MD in providing the latest technology in radiation medicine to cancer patients.
“Radiation oncologists make people with cancer better and give them a chance of a cure for their disease,” he said, adding that he’s happy to be at Lexington Medical Center. “It’s a well run hospital with caring and competent people who deliver good care.”
Dr. Lawson comes to Lexington Medical Center from Moores Cancer Center in La Jolla, California, where he was an assistant professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology. Dr. Lawson earned an undergraduate degree in Biology and an MD at Emory University in Atlanta. He also completed an internship in Internal Medicine and residency in Radiation Oncology at Emory. He is board certified in Radiation Oncology by the American Board of Radiology.
Dr. Lawson and his wife Erin are originally from Atlanta. They have 4-year-old twin daughters and are expecting a third child later this year. “It’s nice to be back in the Southeast close to family,” he said.
Lexington Medical Center offers state-of-the-art medical technology, IGRT, IMRT, brachytherapy, seed implants and access to Gamma Knife technology. The hospital is proud to be on the leading edge of technology, treatment and innovative research to give the finest possible care to cancer patients.
Lexington Radiation Oncology is located inside Lexington Medical Center at 2720 Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia. You can contact the office at 803-791-2575.
Lexington Medical Center, in West Columbia, S.C., anchors a county-wide health care network that includes six community medical centers throughout Lexington County and employs a staff of 5,900 health care professionals. The network also includes comprehensive cardiovascular care, an occupational health center, the largest nursing home in the Carolinas and more than 60 physician practices. At its heart is the 414-bed state-of-the-art Lexington Medical Center, with a reputation for the highest quality care. Lexington Medical Center won “Best Hospital” by readers of The State for ten years in a row, “Best Hospital” by readers of the Free Times, "Best Place to Have a Baby" by readers of Palmetto Parent, the "Consumer Choice Award" from the National Research Corporation and the prestigious “Summit Award” from Press Ganey for outstanding patient satisfaction.