INDIANAPOLIS – The addition of Indiana Oncology Hematology Consultants (IOHC) further expands the specialty offerings of St. Francis Medical Group.
“We are very pleased to welcome IOHC to the growing family of St. Francis Medical Group practices,” said Kent Brumbaugh, executive director of St. Francis Cancer Care Services. “The IOHC physicians have provided services at St. Francis for many years, but this adds a new dimension to our relationship.”
The merger pools the expertise of physicians and researchers within IOHC and St. Francis Cancer Care Services to form a network of professionals practicing at St. Francis hospitals in Indianapolis, Beech Grove and other locations throughout the state.
“We are indeed excited about the prospects that this merger affords us,” said IOHC President Randall Trowbridge, M.D. “The cancer services that we will be able to provide for our patients and the community has expanded, and we look forward to being an integral part of the cancer program within the St. Francis system.”
The merger brings to St. Francis the top-notch medical services of Laurence H. Bates, M.D.; Maureen Cooper, M.D..; Anita F. Conte, M.D.; Michael T. Slaughter, M.D., Ph.D.; Gregory W. Smith, M.D.; Randall Trowbridge, M.D.; and Johnnie Springman, R.N., family nurse practitioner. In July, Christopher Braden, D.O., will be joining the practice as well. The IOHC physicians treat a wide range of oncologic and hematologic disorders.
IOHC also brings a highly skilled nursing, clinical studies and administrative staff to join forces with St. Francis.
Organized in 1983, IOHC has provided quality health care services to patients throughout Indiana, including two Indianapolis locations: 8111 S. Emerson Ave., Suite A, (in the St. Francis Cancer Care Center) and 9002 N. Meridian St., Suite 214. IOHC physicians also see patients at outreach clinics in Franklin, Batesville, Madison, Elwood, Crawfordsville, Winamac, Frankfort, Kokomo, Rensselaer and Monticello.
Appointments can be scheduled by calling 317-859-5252.
More information about St. Francis Cancer Care Services is at http://stfrancishospitals.org/Cancer.