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Internationally-renowned Cancer and Breast Surgeon Joins Jordan Hospital
Date
04/06/2011
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Jordan Hospital is pleased to announce that internationally-renowned cancer and breast surgeon Marvin J. Lopez, MD, FACS, has joined the surgical staff at Jordan Hospital’s Cancer Center and Breast Center. Most recently, Dr. Lopez served as the Chair of Surgery at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton, MA, and is a professor of surgery at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, MA.
Dr. Lopez is board-certified and specializes in general surgical oncology and breast surgery. He offers patients comprehensive, state-of-the-art cancer care including diagnosis, treatment, and support services for breast, thyroid, melanoma, sarcomas, and gastrointestinal cancers. “I am delighted to become part of the Jordan Hospital Breast Center—one of the best breast centers in Massachusetts,” says Marvin Lopez, MD, FACS. “I’m especially proud of my new association with the excellent surgeons, oncologists, and radiation oncologists at Jordan Hospital’s Cancer Center. I’m looking forward to helping the breast and cancer programs reach the next level of superior care and to provide tertiary surgical oncology services to our patients.” “Dr. Lopez is a well-respected physician and a gifted surgeon,” says Jordan Hospital Cancer Center Medical Director Dr. Matt Koomey. “We are honored to have Dr. Lopez on our team of outstanding surgical oncologists who provide high-quality cancer care to residents of the South Shore and Cape Cod.” In additional to Dr. Lopez’s surgical skill, he has authored more than 100 publications on breast cancer and exenterative pelvic surgery and has given more than 250 presentations nationally and internationally. Dr. Lopez is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Surveyor for the Commission on Cancer, and is a Fellow with the Society of Surgical Oncology. About Jordan Hospital’s Cancer Center Established in 1977, Jordan Hospital’s Cancer Center is the region’s leading cancer center. The Jordan Hospital Cancer Center provides a multidisciplinary team of board-certified physicians, surgeons, oncology-certified nurses, pathologists, physicists, therapists, pharmacists, dietitians, social workers, a geneticist, and clerical staff. Services include cancer detection, surgical oncology, radiation oncology, chemotherapy, and access to nationally-sponsored clinical trials through its clinical affiliation with Tufts Medical Center. ###

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