Dr. Ubaidullah Sharief, a specialist in medical oncology and hematology has joined the hospital’s cancer program. Many of his Elwood patients can have their treatments in the hospital’s oncology and outpatient infusion department. If more complex chemotherapy is required, patients can receive treatment at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital.
The St. Vincent Mercy Hospital cancer program is accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. Cancer accreditation is a great distinction for a critical access hospital to achieve and maintain.
For more information about the cancer program at St. Vincent Mercy Hospital, call 552-4585.
— For The Herald Bulletin