Franciscan Physicians Hospital Oncology Center

2013-02-24T00:00:00Z Franciscan Physicians Hospital Oncology Center nwitimes.com
February 24, 2013 12:00 am

Under the guidance of medical director Rowland Mbaoma, the center offers specialties in oncology and hematology – the treatment of cancer and diseases of the blood. The center provides a turnaround time within a day for urgent consultation and symptom management needs.

Personalized treatment is a key ingredient to providing top-flight care.

Treatment services include:

• Chemotherapy

• Hydration

• Transfusion

• Bone marrow biopsy

• Hematologic disease management

• Anticoagulation

• Coagulopathies management

• Pain and symptom management

Dr. Mbaoma is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in oncology and hematology. He attended the University of Cincinnati Medical School and completed an internal medicine residency at Wright State University, Miami Valley Hospital in Ohio.

Franciscan Hammond Clinic

Franciscan Hammond Clinic’s Mammography Department is accredited by the American College of Radiology. Its breast health services have earned the trust of more than 5,000 women annually.

As part of Franciscan Physicians Hospital, the department offers digital mammography, ultrasound and ultrasound-guided biopsy. Patients receive the services of board-certified radiologists and certified mammography technologists.

Patients may make appointments within 24 hours; sometimes in the same day.

Call (219) 836-3600. Franciscan Hammond Clinic is located at 7905 Calumet Ave., Munster.

Franciscan Medical Specialists

Among myriad services, Franciscan Medical Specialists, which also is part of Franciscan Physicians Hospital, offers a Lung Cancer Screening Program. The screening team offers a technique that significantly reduces lung cancer deaths for heavy smokers and others.

Call (219) 922-3009.

For more info:

Franciscan Physicians Hospital Oncology Center

Main Hospital – Floor 3

701 Superior Ave.

Munster, IN

(219) 922-4081

Mammography appointments

(219) 836-3600

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