Fort Wayne, IN (PRWEB) February 12, 2010
The physicians and staff of Radiation Oncology Associates (ROA) of Fort Wayne are proud to welcome Dr. Thomas Chung, board-certified Radiation Oncologist, to the practice as of January 27th, 2010. Dr. Chung's significant experience in the areas of new technology and clinical research complements and enhances ROA's multidisciplinary approach to cancer care.
Dr. Chung comes to ROA from the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, where he established himself as a leader in the field of Radiation Oncology as head of the Radiation Oncology Department and the Breast Health Center. Dr. Chung's skill and expertise places him at the forefront of Radiation Oncology, with experience implementing Electronic Medical Records at NMCSD and serving as a principal investigator for the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG), the leading clinical trials group in Radiation Oncology.
"I am very happy to be here in Fort Wayne and join Radiation Oncology Associates, PC. I am excited to be a part of a group that provides top notch equipment and top notch staff. I look forward to providing excellent care to our patients," said Dr. Chung.
Dr. Chung's educational background includes the University of Chicago's Pritzker School of Medicine, where he graduated in 1996. He completed his internship at Evanston Hospital in 1997 and his residency at the University of Michigan in 2001, where he served as Chief Resident from 2000 to 2001.
The ROA physician team, led by founders Dr. John Crawford and Dr. Deepchand Bajpai, is confident that Dr. Chung's expertise and passion for the multidisciplinary approach to cancer treatment will complement ROA's patient-centered philosophy. Dr. Crawford said, "We are happy to have Dr. Chung join our practice. As we continue to add physicians trained in the latest developments and methods of cancer treatment, it allows cancer patients in Fort Wayne to receive the best, most comprehensive cancer treatment available anywhere in the world right here close to home."
About Radiation Oncology Associates
Radiation Oncology Associates is the largest provider of radiation therapy in Northeast Indiana. Their team consists of board certified physicians, qualified physicists, dosimetrists, radiation therapists, nurses, and support staff that work together as a unit to provide compassionate care to all patients. For more information about ROA, visit http://www.roafw.com.
About Oncure Medical Corp.
Oncure Medical Corp. is a healthcare services company that helps its physician partners meet the evolving business demands of the radiation oncology industry by providing capital, technology, operations services and management expertise, including clinical staff, billing and collecting, data warehousing, accounting, compliance and other administrative services. Oncure owns, operates and manages 37 radiation centers across the country. Oncure is a privately held company whose shareholders include Genstar Capital, LLC, ARES Management, LLC, Caisse de Dupot and Oncure management. For more information about Oncure, visit http://www.oncure.com.