Communication and education are key in empowering patients in understanding and treating their disease
Downey, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2017
Dr. Joomee Shim is committed to provide excellence to her patients. Dr. Shim received both her BLA and medical degree within 6 years from the University of Missouri, Kansas City. She then completed her residency and fellowship at Stony Brook University Hospital in Stony Brook, NY.
During her fellowship, Dr. Shim was involved in the cardio oncology program that helped guide patients to closely monitor their cardiac status with their cardiologists while they were on cardio toxic medications.
Dr. Shim has worked to develop an effective work environment, placing patient safety as a priority as part of a patient safety initiative. Dr. Shim is skilled in performing bone marrow biopsies and placing intrathecal chemotherapy, as well as taking care of auto and allotransplant bone marrow patients.
Dr. Shim likes to travel to different places around the world to meet new people and understand varying cultures. Dr. Shim is fluent in Korean.
- ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology)
- ASH (American Society of Hematology)
- National Comprehensive Cancer Network
Patient Care Philosophy:
To deliver personalized comprehensive multidisciplinary patient care with compassion and empathy. Communication and education are key in empowering patients in understanding and treating their disease. Respect and supporting patients and their family through difficult times.