Dr. Cotter returns to Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Natchez

Published 2:25 pm Monday, January 22, 2024

NATCHEZ, Miss. –  Radiation oncologist Gregory Cotter, MD, has returned to the Cancer Center in Natchez and is currently accepting patients, officials announced Monday.

In 2019, Dr. Cotter led the organization’s clinical team at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Natchez. With his depth of experience and expertise, and through the dedication and compassion he demonstrates when working with patients, Cotter developed a strong bond with the community. He is excited to return and provide high-level cancer care.

“It is great to be back working with my colleagues at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Natchez,” said Cotter. “Mary Bird Perkins is making a real difference in this community – it’s a place we are passionate about serving. I’m excited to rejoin the team as we continue the Cancer Center’s mission to improve survivorship and lessen the burden of cancer for patients, family members, friends and neighbors here in southwest Mississippi.”

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Cotter has decades of experience and has served patients in several communities across the Gulf South. After completing his undergraduate studies and internship at the University of Alabama, Cotter received his medical degree from the University of South Alabama’s College of Medicine. He completed his residency at Washington University in St. Louis.

He is Board Certified in radiation oncology and a member of the American Medical Society, American College of Radiology, the American College of Radiation Oncology and the American Society for Radiation Oncology.

Located at 133 Jefferson Davis Blvd., Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Natchez offers residents access to leading-edge radiation therapy and support services. This state-of-the-art facility was recently renovated and now offers new aesthetic elements to provide a more relaxing and healing environment for patients.

Mary Bird Perkins is committed to advancing cancer care in Natchez. Since 2019, the organization has cared for hundreds of patients at the local cancer center and regularly hosts free cancer screening events across Adams County and the surrounding region.

“Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center is invested in providing expert cancer care and services for those residing in southwest Mississippi,” said Jonas Fontenot, PhD, MBA, president and CEO, Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center. “We are excited to have Dr. Cotter rejoin the team and look forward to working together to advance the Cancer Center’s mission.”

To reach the Cancer Center or to make an appointment, please call (601) 442-1285. For more information on Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, visit marybird.org.