The Team

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Ariel Anguiano, M.D. -Medical Oncologist

 Dr.  Anguiano joined our provider team in 2010 from the Regional Care Center  in Durham, North Carolina. He has extensive experience in  oncology treatment and patient care having transitioned from Vice  President of Medical affairs to the Oncology Hospitalist in 2004. Dr.  Anguiano has also served in our United States Marine Core from 1979 to  1983. We are thankful for his service to our country.


Dr. Anguiano has his State of Alabama Medical License (M.D.), 2010 and American Board of Internal Medicine (Medical Oncology), 2009. He completed his fellowship in Medical Oncology at Duke University Medical College in Durham, North Carolina. He completed is Residency in Internal Medicinal at Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation in La Jolla, California. Dr. Anguiano obtained his Bachelor of Arts, Biochemistry from the University of California. He then received his Doctor of Medicine from Weill Cornell University Medical College in New York, New York. He has been awarded the ASCO Foundation Merit Award, Annual ASH Meeting, A Best of ASH, the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center Annual Meeting, Young Investigator Award, and the 2008 ASCO Foundation Merit Award. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Tuscaloosa County medical Society, American Society of Hematology, and the Medical Association, State of Alabama. 

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Susan Bostick, M.D. -Medical Oncologist

  

Dr.  Bostick joined our provider team in 2011 from University of Mississippi  Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. Primarily Dr. Bostick practices  at the Tuscaloosa location but also serves as the primary oncologist in  our Pickens County clinic.


Dr. Bostick has her State of Alabama Medical License (M.D.), State of Mississippi Medical License (M.D.), American Board of Internal medicine (Medical Oncology), and American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine.) She completed both her Fellowship in hematology & Medical Oncology and her Residency in Internal medicine from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Physics from the University of Mississippi in oxford, Mississippi. She obtained her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson, Mississippi. She is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the Tuscaloosa County medical Society, the American College of Physicians, and the Medical Association, State of Alabama. 

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Steve Copeland, M.D. -Hospitalist

  Dr. Copeland joined our provider team in 2012 caring for our in-patient service.  A  Tuscaloosa native, Dr. Copeland has served for several groups,  including an Assistant Professorship with Capstone Health Services, as  an internist finding his true passion in internal medicine for oncology  and hematology patients.


Dr. Copeland has his State of Alabama medical License (M.D.) and American Board of Internal medicine (Internal Medicine.) He obtained his Bachelor of Arts, Biology from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He obtained his Doctor of Medicine from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in Mobile, Alabama. He completed his Residency in Internal medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. 

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John Crew, M.D. -Radiation Oncologist

Dr. Crew joined our provider team 2013 out of his residency at the James Graham Brown Cancer Center in Louisville, Kentucky. As our newest Radiation Oncologist, Dr. Crew has piloted several new treatment programs in radiosurgery.


Dr. Crew has his State of Alabama Medical License (M.D.) and American Board of Radiology (Radiation Oncology. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Birmingham Southern College. He gained his Certificate of Rural Health from the University of Alabama. He obtained his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Alabama School Of medicine in Birmingham, Alabama. He completed his Internship in Transitional Medicine from NorthShore University Health System-McGraw Medical Center, Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. He completed his Residency in Radiation Oncology at James Graham Brown Cancer Center in Louisville, Kentucky. He is a member of the American Society from Radiation Oncology, American College of Radiology, Tuscaloosa County Medical Society and Medical Association, State of Alabama. 

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John Dubay, M.D., Ph.D. -Medical Oncologist

 Dr. Dubay joined our provider team in 2005 after serving as an Assistant  Professor of Medicine in the Hematology/Oncology Division at the  University of Alabama at Birmingham. In addition to his clinic in  Tuscaloosa, Dr. Dubay cares for the patients of our Bibb County  satellite clinic with his Nurse Practitioner, Jo Anne Miller. 


Dr. Dubay received his Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from California State University in Pomona, California. He obtained both is Ph.D. in Microbiology and Doctor of Medicine from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in Birmingham, Alabama. He completed both his Internship and Residency in Internal medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He was both a Clinical Fellow and Research Fellow in Hematology and Oncology Division a the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He also completed Postdoctoral Research at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He has his State of Alabama medical License (M.D.) and American Board of Internal Medicine (Medical Oncology.) Dr. Dubay is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Tuscaloosa County Medical Society and Medical Association, State of Alabama. 

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James Evans, M.D. -Medical Oncologist

  Dr. James Evans a Tennessee native, graduate of University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. He obtained his medical degree at the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, Alabama. His residency was at Wake Forest Baptist Health and he completed his training with a fellowship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in hematology and oncology.


As the newest physician at Manderson Cancer Center, Dr. Evans has utilized his experience and drive to quickly build his practice. His specialization in oncology and hematology has made him an asset to the DCH community.


Dr. Evans is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology Subspecialty Board and Hematology Subspecialty Board. Dr. Evan’s resides in Tuscaloosa, Alabama and enjoys life with his wife and two sons. 

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Melanie Graham, M.D. -Radiation Oncologist

 Dr. Graham joined our provider team in 1993. Dr. Graham has been  instrumental in the growth and community outreach for our center.  


Dr. graham obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, AL. She then obtained her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, AL. She completed her Internship in Transitional Medicine at Carraway Methodist Medical Center in Birmingham, AL. She then completed her Residency in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in Birmingham, AL. She has her State of Alabama Medical License (M.D.) and American Board of Radiology (Radiation Oncology.) Dr. Graham is a member of the American Society for Radiation Oncology, American College of Radiology, American Society of Clinical Oncology Tuscaloosa County Medical Society and Medical Association, State of Alabama. 

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David Hinton, M.D., F.A.C.P -Medical Oncologist

 Dr. Hinton is the senior member of our cancer care team. He joined in  1989 (and subsequently founded) Oncology Associates of West Alabama. 


Dr. Hinton obtained his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Al. He then obtained his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, AL. He completed both his Residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Hematology & Medical Oncology at University of Alabama Hospitals in Birmingham, AL. He has his State of Alabama Medical License (M.D.), American Board of Internal medicine (Medical Oncology) and American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine.) He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Tuscaloosa County Medical Society, American College of Physicians, Southern Association of Oncology and Medical Association, State of Alabama.

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Pamela Hughes, M.D., FACP-Medical Oncologist

  Dr. Pamela Hughes is an established and highly skilled physician with over 25 years of experience in oncology and hematology. Dr. Hughes was born in Montgomery, Alabama and is a graduate of Auburn University. She obtained her medical degree at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1986. She completed an internship and her residency at The University of Texas Medical Branch. While in Texas, she completed her fellowship at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in hematology/medical oncology. She was also a Hematology Fellow at the Baylor College of Medicine, which was inclusive with the M.D. Anderson program. 


Dr. Hughes is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, and Hematology. She is a member of the American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Medical Association, Southern Medical Association, Tuscaloosa County Medical Society, West Alabama Medical Specialist, and Medical Association, State of Alabama. She has been awarded with the American Cancer Society Clinical Fellowship Award 1992, and American College of Physicians, Fellow, Elected April 2000. 

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J. Curtis Tucker, M.D. -Radiation Oncologist

 Dr. Tucker joined our provider team in 1998 and has served as Radiation  Oncology Director since 2012. Dr. Tucker is a Veteran of the United  States Navy, Lieutenant in the Medical Corps. 


Dr. Tucker obtained his Bachelor of Science in Math/Management from Birmingham Southern College in Birmingham, AL. He then obtained his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, AL.  He completed his Transitional Internship at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. He was the Undersea Medical Officer in Groton, Connecticut. He worked in Brachytherapy Service at memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, New York. He was Chief Resident, PGY-4 in Radiation Oncology at the University of Alabama Hospital in Birmingham, AL. He was also Chief Resident in Radiation Oncology at UAB Comprehensive Care Center, as well as Emergency Room Physician at HealthSouth Medical Center in Birmingham, AL. He has his State of Alabama Medical License (M.D.) and American Board of Radiology (Radiation Oncology.) He is a member of the American Society for Radiation Oncology, American College of Radiology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Tuscaloosa County Medical Society, DCH Institutional Review Board and Medical Association, State of Alabama.