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Addition of New Hematologist/Oncologist in the RWJBarnabas Health Southern Region will Elevate the Level of Specialty Care in Benign and Malignant Blood Disorder

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 15:00

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Hussam Eltoukhy, MD

Long Branch, NJ, September 9, 2021 Hussam Eltoukhy, MD, a blood cancer specialist with expertise in benign and malignant blood disorders including leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma and anemia, has joined the medical staffs at Community Medical Center, Monmouth Medical Center, Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the state’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.

As a member of the multidisciplinary team of physicians who treat hematologic malignancies at these facilities, Dr. Eltoukhy has a unique role in being able to provide patients with close to home access to the most advanced, comprehensive care including clinical trials and precision medicine, as well as the resources that an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center can afford including specialized expertise in bone marrow transplantation (autologous and allogeneic transplants), CAR-T cell therapy and other cellular therapies, many of which are not available elsewhere.

“I am committed to bringing exceptional care to all my patients and strive to provide the most comprehensive and up-to-date evidence-based care,” Dr. Eltoukhy says. “I strongly believe in close collaboration with other providers and utilizing all available resources to help achieve the most optimum outcomes, all while respecting my patients’ needs and wishes.”

Dr. Eltoukhy earned his medical degree and completed residency training in internal medicine at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark. He completed fellowship training in hematology/oncology at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers Cancer Institute, where he was a member of the Stem Cell Education Society. Dr. Eltoukhy is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology.

To schedule an appointment or learn more, call 1-844-CANCERNJ.


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