Hospital partners with The James at Ohio State

Last updated: August 23. 2014 9:12PM - 699 Views
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Contributed photo/The JamesDr. Shabana Dewani is Madison County Hospital's new oncologist from The James.
Contributed photo/The JamesDr. Shabana Dewani is Madison County Hospital's new oncologist from The James.
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Madison County Hospital has teamed up with one of the nation’s leading cancer care providers, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center — Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC — James), to provide medical oncology services.

Because of this relationship, patients at Madison County Hospital will have access to the latest in medical oncology care, delivered by a cancer expert from The James, in Madison County.

“We are so pleased to have the medical oncology expertise of The James right in our own backyard,” said Dana Engle, CEO at Madison County Hospital. “The need for cancer care services within our community will continue to grow, and our partnership with The James provides quality care for our patients.”

Dr. Shabana Dewani, a board certified medical oncologist from The James, is currently caring for patients at Madison County Hospital. Dr. Dewani is an expert in the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of cancers and has been with The James since 2013.

Dewani received her medical degree from Padmashree Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College and completed an internship at the YMCA Municipal Hospital in Pune, India. After graduation, she attended Wright State University and participated in the Internal Medicine Residency Programs. In 2010, Dr. Dewani was one of two candidates selected to train in Wright State University’s fully accredited Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program.

“I’m delighted to serve the families of Madison County and surrounding communities and be a critical link between The James’ world-renowned medical oncology care and MCH,” said Dr. Dewani. “The most effective clinical cancer care has and will always be a partnership between the patient, their expert care team and their family. When you combine that partnership with the development and delivery of the world’s most advanced, targeted cancer treatments, you achieve ever-improving outcomes, faster responses and more hope. I look forward to being an integral part of that partnership and an involved member of this community.”

To learn more about oncology services at Madison County Hospital, please call (740) 845-7280 or visit www.MadisonCountyHospital.org.

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