Meet Our Team

Our team of Physicians, Specially Trained Registered Nurses, Radiation Therapists, Dosimetrists, Physicists and Ancillary staff realizes that this is a difficult time for you and your loved ones. Our team of physicians and nurses will help you through this process by providing outstanding care, information and support.

Patient Experiences

Our team approach for the care of cancer patients means that our radiation oncologists work closely with your family physicians, internists, medical oncologists and surgeons to ensure that each patient receives integrated care for their particular cancer. This team approach is carried forward into the meticulous planning and delivery.


Why Choose Us?

Welcome to the Yuma Oncology Center. We have dedicated our lives to educating patients and their families diagnosed with cancer regarding treatment options available to them.


Our Experience

Your care and comfort are top priorities for us, and our staff will be as responsive as possible to your concerns and needs. We welcome your thoughts and comments throughout your treatment with us. We hope that your experiences throughout your treatment and healing are positive and that you will soon join the millions of cancer survivors.



doctorGordon L. Grado, MD

Founder and Medical Director of the Southwest Oncology Centers and the Grado Radiation Center of Excellence. For several years, Dr. Grado has been affiliated with the University of Minnesota Radiation Oncology Staff as an Associate Professor. Read more…


Keerti Khandelwal, MD, MPH

Dr. Keerti Khandelwal, the newest member of the Southwest Oncology Centers’ medical oncology/hematology team, graduated from Government Medical College, Surat, India in 2005. She then completed a Masters in Public Health … Read more…

doctorDr. Michael Shea

We are happy to announce that W. Michael Shea, MD, has joined the Radiation Oncology practice of Dr. Gordon Grado. Dr. Shea is well known in the Yuma community, having co-founded Sonoran Desert Oncology (now Yuma Regional Cancer Center) in 2008. Read more…

Richard P. Levy, MD, PhD

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Richard Levy is the newest member of our radiation oncology team at Southwest Oncology Centers. With an M.D. from Boston University and a Ph.D. in Biophysics from UC-Berkeley, Dr. Levy has a long history of developing… Read more…


20910_Tomo_logoTomotherapy provides cancer patients with another option for radiation therapy. The Tomotherapy Hi-Art System® merges treatment planning, CT-guided patient positioning and treatment delivery into a comprehensive program called Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT). With new, state-of-the-art technology, we are able to offer our patients the very best in oncology care.

XOFTWe are proud to offer electronic brachytherapy to our patients through the safe, convenient and highly effective Xoft Axxent system. When combined with traditional treatments, all traces of cancerous tissue can be effectively removed for a healthy return to everyday life.