Dr. Jonathan Briggs, a board-certified radiation oncologist with 16 years’ experience in cancer care, has joined the Beaufort Memorial Keyserling Cancer Center.

Dr. Briggs comes to the Lowcountry from Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, N.J., where he served as director of the Department of Radiation Oncology. Prior to taking a position with the New Jersey hospital in 2001, he worked for a year with Virginia Radiation Oncology Associates in Richmond, VA.

“We are thrilled to have Dr. Briggs join our growing cancer care team,” said BMH Oncology Services Director Connie Duke, RN, OCN. During his career, Briggs has been involved in a variety of research from T-cell lymphoma of the breast to the use of alternative and complementary medicine during radiation. He has special interests in breast cancer, prostate cancer, skin cancer and lung cancer.

A graduate of Pennsylvania’s Lafayette College, Briggs earned his medical degree from Rutgers Medical School in New Jersey. He completed his post-graduate training in radiation oncology at Eastern Virginia Medical School and the University of Arizona School of Medicine, where he was honored with the Radiological Society of North America’s 1999 Resident Research Award.

Beaufort Memorial Keyserling Cancer Center is accredited by the Commission on Cancer, considered the gold standard for cancer care. To learn more about the Keyserling Cancer Center visit BeaufortMemorial.org.