Announcing the Opening of Northwest Oncology

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Northwest Specialty Hospital and Dr. Brian Samuels are pleased to announce the opening of Northwest Oncology. Under the direction of Dr. Samuels, Northwest Oncology will offer diagnosis and treatment of blood disorders and cancer to the North Idaho and Spokane communities.

Northwest Specialty Hospital and Dr. Brian Samuels are pleased to announce the opening of Northwest Oncology. Under the direction of Dr. Samuels, Northwest Oncology will offer diagnosis and treatment of blood disorders and cancer to the North Idaho and Spokane communities.

Dr. Samuels has published more than 60 scientific articles and book chapters and is recognized as one of the nation's leading physicians in the field of sarcoma treatment. He has been selected by his physician peers to be one of America's Top Doctors for the past twelve consecutive years.

He has served our community for the past 9 years. Previously, he was on the faculty of the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois. He is well known in North Idaho and Eastern Washington as a knowledgeable and caring physician who combines personal and considerate care for each and every one of his patients with the latest in cutting edge therapy. This is facilitated by his ongoing commitment to clinical research and scientific advance.

Dr. Haluk Tezcan stated, "Dr. Brian Samuels is one of the best oncologists that I have known. I had the pleasure of working side by side with him for many years in Kootenai County. His attention to clinical detail and depth of caring for his patients is further complemented by his passion to improve cancer care through his involvement in clinical research." Dr. Tezcan continued, "Dr. Samuels' presence in the community is reassuring and irreplaceable for the good people of Northern Idaho who have to deal with this very difficult disease."

The CEO of NWSH, Vaughn Ward, stated "We are honored to have an internationally renowned oncologist as a part of our team who has served our community so well the past decade." Ward continued, "With Dr. Samuels as our leader, we will establish a cancer program that delivers cutting-edge, research driven cancer treatment."

Chairman of the Board for NWSH, Ron Rock, stated, "Dr Samuels' credentials in the world of oncology are unmatched in the Inland Northwest and when combined with his humble and caring demeanor, he will provide Idahoans and Washingtonians with the confidence and comfort they deserve."

Regarding his move to Northwest, Dr. Samuels stated, "I am very pleased to be able to collaborate with Northwest Specialty Hospital. This will enable me to remain in the North Idaho area, which is something that is very important to me. I have been privileged to be of service to this wonderful community for many years, and I am delighted to be able to continue to do this in the future."

NWSH is working to open Northwest Oncology in April. Dr. Samuels' office can be reached at 208.262.2381 or via email at NorthwestOncology(at)nshinc(dot)com.

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