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Physician - Hematology/Oncology

Cancer Care Specialists of Illinois
Cancer Care Specialists of Illinois - Decatur Illinois
Based on qualifications/experience. Ownership opportunity possible.
Closing date
May 8, 2024

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PHYSICIAN-OWNED PRACTICE IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS SEEKS MEDICAL ONCOLOGIST: Cancer Care Specialists of Illinois (CCSI) seeks a medical oncologist/ hematologist to join our Decatur-based practice due to planned retirements.  Our Decatur-based practice includes 6 medical oncologists and 2 radiation oncologists. CCSI provides the only local oncology care for a large portion of central and southern Illinois.  CCSI is the largest independent physician owned and governed interdisciplinary oncology group in Illinois with a total of 14 medical oncologists/ hematologists and 8 radiation oncologists. CCSI’s mission is to provide world class care close to home. Clinical research is encouraged and our achievements have been recognized by ASCO and the NCI.  Our commitment to quality is exemplified by ASCO QOPI practice certification.  We recognize that future success in private practice requires collaboration and ongoing learning, and to achieve those goals we are members of COA, ION Excel, NCCA, Athena and the Oncology Circle.  Our facility includes flow cytometry, compounding and dispensing pharmacies, a large treatment infusion area and space for phase 1 trials, CT, CT PET and bone densitometry, and 2 linear accelerators. Cancer Care Decatur is located in a federally designated health manpower shortage area, and CCSI can sponsor physicians for their J-1b visa waiver applications.  Physicians joining CCSI are recruited on a partnership track for both equity and governance participation, as our success arises from the collective talents and abilities of all of our physicians.

 Decatur and its surrounding suburbs is a small metropolitan area in Central Illinois with both an industrial and agricultural heritage.  It is home to Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) as well as a critical location for corporations such as Primient, Caterpillar, Mueller, and Norfolk Southern.  Millikin University is rated as one of the nation’s best colleges for performing arts and music and offers many excellent musical performances for our community.  Richland Community College has a strong healthcare curriculum that helps us with staff recruiting. Decatur’s lower cost of living coupled with CCSI’s practice efficiency and prudent financial management leads to an excellent quality of life for CCSI physicians and staff. Decatur’s quiet charms and ease of living have led to most of our physicians having stayed to practice for 20+ years. Decatur boasts a lake with opportunities for kayaking, sailing, and jet skiing and opportunities for lake-front properties. 

CCSI is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to a drug free and smoke free workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


Cancer Care Specialists of Illinois is a 21 physician Medical Oncology and Radiation Oncology physician owned and governed group that provides the oncology care for a large portion of Central and Southern Illinois.  With more than 6,500 new referrals a year, and growing, CCSI is inviting energetic specialists who enjoy patient care, clinical research, and quality medicine to consider us as their new medical home. 

CCSI has been nationally recognized by ASCO for winning the Clinical Trials Participation Award twice, and for receipt of the ASCO Conquer Cancer Foundation grant award for its innovative clinical trials web site.  CCSI has been recognized by the NCI for its physicians have received 15 plaques acknowledging outstanding achievements in clinical trial accrual and research quality.   Its physicians have received the NCI’s Harry Hynes Award for research excellence and the Association of Community Cancer Center’s David King Community Scientist award. CCSI has published its successful strategy for navigating the Medicare OCM model in the JOP.   CCSI has also demonstrated in the Oncology Letter its unique mobile compounding pharmacy capability that enhances access to care in rural areas. 


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