Dr. Shane Cotter, MD

Radiation OncologyMaleAge 47

Radiation Oncology

Dr. Shane Cotter, MD is a Radiation Oncology Specialist in Santa Barbara, CA and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Cotter has extensive experience in Pancreatic Neoplasms. He graduated from Washington Univ Sch of Med in 2002. He is affiliated with Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital. His office is not accepting new patients.

Dr. Shane Cotter, MD

Sansum Clinic

300 W Pueblo St Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Telehealth services available

Make an Appointment

(805) 682-7300
Telehealth services available
  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital
    Patient Safety Excellence Award™ See hospitals
  • Hospital Satisfaction
    Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

Experience and Background Checks


Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Frequently Treated by Dr. Cotter

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Cotter treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Cotter treats other conditions, please contact the office at (805) 682-7300.

Pancreatic Neoplasms

Pancreatic oncology focuses on the management and treatment of pancreatic cancer through chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, and targeted cancer therapy.

Dr. Cotter
Similar Providers
Pancreatic Cancer
Very High

Check Dr. Cotter's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Cotter's conditions and procedures:

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer Screening
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • ENT Cancer
  • Erythropoietin Test
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gum Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myeloma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Screenings
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

Insurance Check

Search for your insurance provider

Dr. Cotter accepts

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

(805) 682-7300

Dr. Cotter accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Open Access Plus
First Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan PPO

Dr. Cotter's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cotter


Based on 1 rating

5 Star
4 Star
3 Star
2 Star
1 Star

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Cotter?

Is this your profile?

Respond to reviews, add information, and reach more patients. Claiming is free and only takes a minute.

Claim your profile

About Me


Dr. Shane Cotter, MD is a Radiation Oncology Specialist in Santa Barbara, CA and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Cotter has extensive...Read more


  • Radiation Oncology

Board Certifications


Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency Hospital
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Internship Hospital
Washington Univ Sch of Med
Medical School


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best way to schedule an appointment with Dr. Shane Cotter, MD?

Find contact information here to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Shane Cotter, MD accept any insurance plans?

A list of accepted insurance providers is available on the Healthgrades insurance check. It is always a good idea to verify your insurance when making an appointment.

What are Dr. Shane Cotter, MD's top areas of expertise?

Dr. Cotter specializes in Pancreatic Neoplasms. See more on Healthgrades.

What conditions does Dr. Shane Cotter, MD treat?

Dr. Cotter frequently treats the following conditions: Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Prostate Cancer, and Adrenal Gland Cancer. See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. Shane Cotter, MD's office address?

Dr. Cotter's office is located at 300 W Pueblo St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Is Dr. Shane Cotter, MD able to provide telehealth services?

Dr. Cotter provides telehealth services. Please contact the office to determine whether you are eligible.

Is Dr. Shane Cotter, MD affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. Shane Cotter, MD is affiliated with Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital.

Is Dr. Shane Cotter, MD a board-certified professional?

Yes, Dr. Shane Cotter, MD holds board certifications in Radiation Oncology.

How much experience does Dr. Shane Cotter, MD have?

Dr. Cotter has over 20 years of healthcare experience.

Does Dr. Shane Cotter, MD receive good ratings from patients?

There is a star rating of 5/5 for Dr. Shane Cotter, MD. Patients say that they trusted the provider's decisions and the provider explained conditions well. See all patient feedback on Healthgrades.


Sansum Clinic

Sansum Clinic, Radiation Oncology300 W Pueblo St Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Cotter is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital

Santa Barbara, CA

90% Patients that would definitely recommend, 20% higher than the national average

6 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)