Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) January 27, 2011
Richard Artim, M.D., a board-certified physician offering medical oncology and hematology services, has joined The Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders in Fort Worth.
Dr. Artim has provided cancer treatment and treatment for blood disorders in Fort Worth and other locations for more than three decades, including many years serving men and women in the United States Air Force. He will maintain his office location at 710 West Leuda Street in Fort Worth.
Dr. Artim's military background began with an undergraduate degree earned at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. After graduating from the University of Colorado School of Medicine, in Denver, Colorado, Dr. Artim completed an internship and residency at David Grant USAF Medical Center at Travis Air Force Base in California, followed by a fellowship in hematology/oncology at Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center in Aurora, Colorado.
For more than twelve years, as a U.S. Air Force physician, Dr. Artim provided cancer treatment to families stationed at various United States Air Force medical centers across the nation, including Carswell AFB in Fort Worth, now known as the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base, Fort Worth. Throughout his career in medicine, Dr. Artim has been involved in teaching and training young physicians. Although he left active military duty to open a private practice in 1988, he continues to hold the rank of Lt. Colonel, Medical Corps USAF, inactive reserve.
During the span of his medical practice, Dr. Artim has achieved leadership status on a local, regional, and national basis as a cancer researcher, speaker, and faculty member. He has held medical staff leadership positions at major hospitals including Baylor All Saints, Texas Health Resources--Harris Methodist Fort Worth, and Plaza Medical Center in Fort Worth. Dr. Artim volunteers his time and helps support the American Cancer Society, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and the Doris Kupferle Breast Center.
Dr. Artim is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including being elected to fellowship status in the American College of Physicians. In addition, he has repeatedly been named a Top Doctor by Fort Worth, Texas magazine.
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