skip navigation
ST. LUKE'S HOSPITAL • COLUMBUS, NC • (828) 894-3311

WEEKEND VISITORS use Emergency Department Entrance at the rear of the hospital. Learn More


Join Our Team

When you join the St. Luke’s team, you commit to providing the highest level of diligence, compassion, and attention at every impact point. To become a member of one of the highest rated healthcare institutions in the region, apply online now!

Through MyChart, you can immediately and securely access your digital healthcare records through a desktop or a smartphone app. That access includes current health issues and upcoming appointments, prompt notification of test results, medication, and instructions for taking each medication. You can instantly review your allergy list and immunization history, physical exams, and preventive care procedures. MyChart makes it easy to record day-to-day blood pressure, weight, and steps, by linking personal devices and apps such as Fitbit and Apple Health.
| | Text Size: -A | A | A+

Photo of Joe Stephenson, MD

Joe Stephenson, MD



Contact Info:






Click Here


St. Luke's Cancer & Infusion Center
56 Hospital Drive
Building 4
Columbus, NC 28722


Pre Med: Clemson University
Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina


Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia


Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia


Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas


Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology


42 published abstracts/manuscripts

More/Other Information:

Dr. Joe Stephenson is a medical oncologist who is board-certified in hematology and oncology. He is the Medical Director of the St. Luke's Cancer & Infusion Center in Columbus, NC, where he is passionate about delivering individualized, holistic care to his patients.

Dr. Stephenson attended the Medical University of South Carolina and completed his residency at Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Augusta, GA. Dr. Stephenson performed his fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. Also in Texas, he was an Associate Professor at the University of Texas San Antonio School of Medicine and the Cancer Therapy Research Center and the Director of the General Maxwell Thurman Drug Development Unit.

In 2000, Dr Stephenson accepted a position with the Cancer Center of the Carolinas (CCC). From 2003 to 2005, he served as CCC's Joint Policy Board president. Dr. Stephenson co-founded Translational Oncology Research (ITOR) at the Prisma Health Institute. He also served as an advisor to the President Bush's Cancer Panel on Translational Oncology.

Dr. Stephenson and his wife Nancy reside in Greenville, SC, and are members of the Buncombe Street Methodist Church in Greenville, where he supports youth ministries and Apologetics.