- Location Information
29653 Anchor Cross Blvd
Daphne, AL 36526
P: (251) 626-1755
F: (251) 626-9355
Your First Appointment
All new patients will be required to fill out forms including demographic and insurance information. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment in order to fill out new patient applications.
Please bring the following:
- Other doctors' names and phone numbers
- Insurance cards
- Medical history
- List of medications you are currently taking
- Drivers License, Military ID or Passport for photo identification
Together: A Better Way To Fight Cancer
Gulf Coast Cancer Centers is a community-based radiation oncology practice that offers innovative treatment options using state of the art technology to achieve the best possible outcome for our patients. Our physicians and staff are dedicated to delivering the highest level of coordinated compassionate care while offering support to their families.
Gulf Coast Cancer Centers is part of The US Oncology Network, a community of more than 1,400 independent physicians dedicated to delivering value-based, integrated care for patients — close to home. The Network practices have more than 400 sites of care in over 25 states and treat over 850,000 patients annually.
Dr. William C. Hixson
William C. Hixson, MD
College: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham
Internship: Internal Medicine, University of Alabama Hospitals, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Alabama Hospitals, University of Alabama at Birmingham Radiation Oncology, University of Alabama Hospitals, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Fellowship: Research Fellowship, University of Alabama Hospitals, Comprehensive Cancer Center; Departments of Radiation Oncology, Radiation Biology, Medical Oncology, and Neurosurgery
Dr. William C. Hixson completed his residency and fellowship in Radiation Oncology at The Lurleen B. Wallace Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, the region's only comprehensive cancer center as designated by the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Hixson's residency training included rotations at both Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and St. Jude's Children Hospital. Dr. Hixson has built and maintained personal relationships with experts in the fields of radiation, medical and surgical oncology across the United States, allowing him to confer with the nation's experts regarding treatment recommendations and the most current national experimental treatments.
• National Board of Medical Examiners
• American Board of Internal Medicine
• American Board of Radiation
• American College of Radiology
• American Society of Therapeutic Radiation
• Alabama Society of Radiation Oncology
Joined Gulf Coast Cancer Centers – 1997
- Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT )
- Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT )
- Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)
- Rapid Arc
- Calypso for Prostate Cancer
Gulf Coast Cancer Centers files health insurance claims to many insurance carriers. The most common are:
- Aetna Life Insurance
- Blue Cross/Blue Shield of AL
- Health Springs of AL
- Medicaid of AL Patients First
- Medicaid of AL
- Medicaid of FL
- Medicare Part B Primary
- Medicare Railroad
- Medicare Seniors First
- Tricare for Life
- United Healthcare
- We also accept Medicare supplemental insurance and Medicaid secondary.
The specific deductibles, co-insurance and co-pay amounts will be determined upon individual verification. These amounts are specific to the patient's carrier and their particular plan.
We file claims for patients, and the patient is responsible for any charges not covered by their insurance carrier. For questions regarding insurance or billing, please contact Mary Troha or Beth Liner in Gulf Coast Cancer Centers' Gulf Shores office at (251) 948-7897 or toll free at (866) 970-GCCC (4222
The patient portal allows patients to manage their personal health information electronically at their own convenience.