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ProMedica Cancer Professionals Are Here for You

Navigating the cancer journey can be difficult, but the good news is you do not have to go through it alone. In addition to the ProMedica Physicians and cancer specialists who practice at our cancer centers and hospitals, we also employ medical oncologists and other cancer specialists. Here are some of the members of your ProMedica cancer team.

ProMedica Medical Oncologists

Medical oncologists are physicians who are specially trained in chemotherapy treatment for patients with cancer. Your medical oncologist will inform you about medications, their expected effectiveness and their potential side effects. He or she will also let you know if there are any clinical trials that are appropriate for you and counsel you in your decision about potentially participating in a clinical trial. ProMedica Hematology Oncology Associates is a QOPI certified practice, recognizing high-quality cancer care.

Madhurima Anne, MD

Madhurima Anne, MD, is a physician with ProMedica Hematology/Oncology Associates. Dr. Anne completed her fellowship training in hematology/oncology at Hofstra NSLIJ School of Medicine, Hempstead, N.Y. She completed her residency training in internal medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center – Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New Hyde Park, N.Y. Dr. Anne has privileges at Defiance Regional Hospital, Flower Hospital, Fostoria Community Hospital, and Toledo Hospital.
Phone: 419-824-6599

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Kenneth R. Krupp, MD

A member of ProMedica Hematology/Oncology Associates, Kenneth R. Krupp, MD, is a board-certified medical oncologist/hematologist. He is a graduate of The University of Toledo College of Medicine, where he also completed his residency and internship. He completed his fellowship at Case Western Reserve University, Hospitals of Cleveland and Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Dr. Krupp has hospital privileges at Toledo Hospital, Flower Hospital, Defiance Regional Hospital, and Fostoria Community Hospital.
Phone: 419-824-6599

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Jeffrey Muler, MD

Jeffrey H. Muler, MD, a member of ProMedica Hematology/Oncology Associates, is a board-certified hematologist/oncologist. He is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine and completed his residency, fellowship, and internship at the University of Michigan Hospitals. Dr. Muler has privileges at Toledo Hospital, Flower Hospital, Defiance Regional Hospital, and Fostoria Community Hospital.
Phone: 429-824-6599

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George M. Pipoly, MD

George M. Pipoly, MD, is board-certified hematologist/oncologist and a member of ProMedica Hematology/Oncology Associates. Dr. Pipoly received his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He completed his residency and internship at Oregon Health and Science University and his fellowship at Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He has privileges at Toledo Hospital, Flower Hospital, Defiance Regional Hospital, St. Luke’s Hospital, and Fostoria Community Hospital.
Phone: 419-824-6599

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Divya G. Vijendra, MD

Board-certified medical oncologist, Divya G. Vijendra, MD is a member of ProMedica Hematology/Oncology Associates. She is a graduate of Bangalore Medical College and completed her residency at McLaren Regional Medical Center and fellowship at the University of Michigan and at The University of Toledo College of Medicine. Dr. Vijendra has privileges at Toledo Hospital, Flower Hospital, Defiance Regional Hospital, and Fostoria Community Hospital.
Phone: 419-824-6599

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ProMedica Certified Nurse Practitioners

Certified nurse practitioners are registered nurses with advanced education and clinical training. They collaborate with medical oncologists to provide care throughout cancer treatment. Your nurse practitioner will prescribe and manage medications, order and interpret laboratory tests, and educate you and your family on various treatment options and support services.

Bonnie Brahaney, CNP

A member of ProMedica Hematology/Oncology Associates, Bonnie Brahaney, CNP, OCN, is a board-certified nurse practitioner and oncology nurse. She received both her master’s and bachelor’s degree in nursing from The University of Toledo College of Nursing.

Kimberly Bruhl, OACNP

Kimberly Bruhl, OACNP, is a member of ProMedica Hematology/Oncology Associates and a board-certified advanced oncology nurse practitioner. She received her master’s degree in nursing from The University of Toledo College of Nursing, and her bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University.

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ProMedica Surgical Oncologist

Surgical oncologists are specialized surgeons that focus the removal of cancerous tumors and tissue from the body. Before that happens, though, a surgeon reviews your test results and then decides whether an operation is a recommended treatment for your cancer.

Michael D. McPhee, MD, FACS

Michael D. McPhee, MD, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon/surgical oncologist and is a member of ProMedica Physicians. He is a graduate of SUNY Health Science Center, and completed his residency at Westchester County Medical Center and his fellowship at Rowell Park Cancer Institute. Dr. McPhee is a comprehensive cancer surgeon, but specializes in breast, colorectal, esophageal, liver, melanoma, and pancreatic cancers. He has privileges at Flower Hospital, Toledo Hospital, Toledo Children’s Hospital, and Bay Park Hospital.
Phone: 419-824-5668

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Lauren Pakosz, PA-C (Physician Assistant)

Lauren Pakosz, PA-C, received her master’s degree in biomedical science in physician assistant studies at the University of Toledo Medical Center. She received her bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University. As a physician assistant, Lauren provides diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive healthcare services under the direction of Michael McPhee, MD.

ProMedica Pediatric Medical Oncologists

Pediatric medical oncologists/hematologists are physicians who are specially trained to treat childhood and adolescent cancers, bleeding disorders and other related diseases. Your pediatric oncologist/hematologist will inform you about medications, their expected effectiveness and their potential side effects. He or she will also let you know if there are any clinical trials that are appropriate for you and counsel you in your decision about potentially participating in a clinical trial.

Jamie Dargart, MD

Jamie L. Dargart, MD, is board-certified in pediatrics and is a member of ProMedica Physicians. Dr. Dargart received her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and completed her residency at Children’s Memorial Hospital at the McGraw Medical Center. She completed her fellowship in pediatric hematology, oncology and stem cell transplantation at McGraw Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. She has privileges at Toledo Hospital and Toledo Children’s Hospital.
Phone: 419-291-9500

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Crawford J. Strunk, MD

Crawford J. Strunk, MD, is a board-certified pediatric hematologist/oncologist and a member of ProMedica Physicians. Dr. Strunk completed his fellowship at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio and completed his residency at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Strunk received his medical degree from the State University of New York Upstate Medical University. He has privileges at Toledo Hospital, Toledo Children’s Hospital, and Flower Hospital.
Phone: 419-291-9500

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Dagmar T. Stein, MD, PhD

Dagmar T. Stein, MD, PhD, a member of ProMedica Physicians, is a board-certified pediatric hematologist/oncologist and is the director of the pediatric hematology/oncology program at the Toledo Children’s Hospital and the Northwest Ohio Hemophilia Center. Dr. Stein completed her fellowship at the National Cancer Institute and her residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. She also completed a pediatric internship at UCLA and received her medical degree from Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Stein has privileges at Toledo Hospital, Toledo Children's Hospital, Flower Hospital, and Bay Park Hospital.
Phone: 419-291-9500

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ProMedica Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioners are caretakers, educators and care coordinators. They often collaborate with other members of your child’s care team and help them communicate with one another about your child’s treatment. Pediatric nurse practitioners will help guide you and your family through your child’s cancer journey and even act as a liaison to help your child return to school.

 

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