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Dr. James Beattie, D.O.

James V. Beattie, D.O., board certified in Medical Oncology.  Dr. Beattie specializes in solid tumors originating from the breast, lung and colon.  He joined Missouri Cancer Care in 2003.

Dr. Beattie graduated from medical school at Des Moines University.  He completed his Internal Medicine residency at the University of Iowa (Des Moines) where he was named as its most outstanding resident educator.  He subsequently completed a fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology at Saint Louis University.

Dr. Beattie has been the Research Director for Missouri Cancer Care since 2005 and has served as the Principal Investigator for numerous clinical trials.  He has been appointed an adjunct faculty position at Saint Louis University and is a Regional Research Director for the Saint Louis University/SSM Cancer Care Research Alliance which allows patients access to clinical trials from the Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG).  SWOG is the largest cancer clinical trials cooperative group in the United States with research grants funded from the National Cancer Institute and conducts a variety of clinical trials to prevent and treat cancer in adults and to improve the quality of life for cancer survivors.

Dr. Beattie maintains an active clinical and research practice in a variety of solid tumor types including breast, lung, colon, head/neck, kidney and esophageal cancers as well as mesothelioma and melanoma.

Dr. Beattie was born in St. Louis and raised in Lake St. Louis.