University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
University of Missouri at Columbia School of Med
MD, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Audrain
SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City
John Bechtel, MD, joined SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital in 2005 as a board certified radiation oncologist. After completing a degree in chemical engineering, he earned his medical degree from the University of Missouri - Columbia and completed his residency in radiation oncology at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.
As a Jefferson City native, Dr. Bechtel, brings his expertise in stereotactic radiosurgery, stereotactic ablative radiotherapy, and image-guided radiotherapy back to his hometown at SSM Health St. Mary's Cancer Center, located at JCMG. He also works alongside Dr. Shahid Waheed, MD, Cheryl Lummis, ARPN, CDE, and Tonya Linthacum, FNP to provide radiation oncology services to the patients at SSM Health Cancer Center in Audrain.
"I have enjoyed being a part of bringing the latest technology in radiation oncology including stereotactic treatments and high dose rate brachytherapy to the community I grew up in."
SSM Health Cancer Center at JCMG brings exceptional, integrated care from the most respected physicians, including Dr. John Bechtel, St. Mary's radiation oncologist. Dr. Bechtel brings special expertise in stereotactic radiosurgery, stereotactic ablative radiotherapy, and image-guided radiotherapy. He is board certified in radiation oncology.
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