Jacob S. Witt, MD
Dr. Jacob Witt, radiation oncologist, joined Cancer Care Specialists of Illinois during July 2021. He primarily sees patients at the Cancer Care Center of O’Fallon and also provides occasional radiation oncology services in Decatur, Effingham and Mattoon.
Dr. Witt, a Saint Louis native, received his Doctor of Medicine from Washington University School of Medicine in 2016. He completed his internship at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Dr. Witt then completed his radiation oncology residency and served as Chief Resident in Radiation Oncology at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin before returning home to the Saint Louis area.
A strong advocate for cancer research, Dr. Witt has served as Co-Principal Investigator for clinical trials. He has also authored and published many peer-reviewed publications for which he has received a number of awards, including the ASTRO Junior Investigator Award for Basic/Translational Science, Wisconsin Association of Hematology Oncology Outstanding Abstract Top Winner, and an American Radium Society Travel Grant. His scientific work has been featured in Lancet Oncology, Clinical Cancer Research, and The International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physics.
Dr. Witt has specialized skills in radiotherapy techniques, including 3D conformal radiation therapy, IMRT/VMAT, SRS/SBRT, Brachytherapy, and Radiopharmaceuticals. He is board certified and holds membership in the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO), Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO). In his free time, he enjoys playing and listening to music, practicing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and spending time with his family.
Radiation Oncology Residency
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, WI, 2021
Internal Medicine Transitional Residency
Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee, WI, 2017
M.D., Washington University in Saint Louis School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2016
B.A., Washington University in Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO, 2012
Radiation Oncology – American Board of Radiology
American Society for Radiation Oncology
American College of Radiation Oncology
American College of Radiology
Radiological Society of North America
Society for Neuro-Oncology
Wisconsin Association of Hematology/Oncology Outstanding Abstract Top Winner, 2020
American Radium Society Travel Grant, 2020
ASTRO Junior Investigator Award for Basic/Translational Science, 2019
St. Louis, MO