Press Release: Good Shepherd Welcomes Oncology & Hematology Specialist

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Good Shepherd Health Care System is pleased to welcome Oncology & Hematology Specialist Stephen Iacoboni, MD.  Dr.Iacoboni joins the Treatment Center of Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) to provide patient care in the treatment of blood disorders and various types of cancer. 

As an oncology specialist with the distinction of being the first board certified oncologist in the region, Dr. Stephen Iacoboni brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise with 40 years of experience that will benefit his  patients.  He believes in a path of wellness that includes the whole patient in the areas of medical, emotional, and spiritual healing.  He states, “Good Shepherd Health Care Systems offers the opportunity to enact a vision of oncology that will truly be beneficial to our community.”

His scope of care and professional expertise includes breast cancer, lung cancer, colon & rectal cancer, pancreatic cancer, head & neck cancer, stomach & esophageal cancer, leukemia, lymphoma, bladder cancer, brain cancer, ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, testicular cancer, liver cancer, kidney cancer, sarcoma, and melanoma.  Blood disorders include anemia, clotting/thrombosis, platelets, and myelodysplasia.

Dr. Iacoboni earned his Doctor of Medicine from University of California at San Francisco, CA., and completed his residency in Oncology and Hematology from Medical University of South Carolina.  He was awarded an Oncology Fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center at the University of Texas in Houston, Texas, and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine & Medical Oncology.

He is considered a trailblazer in oncology and is quite familiar with this region, spending portions of his professional career in Walla Walla, and Kennewick, Washington.  He enjoys the outdoors and the various opportunites for recreation that this area provides.

As part of the Treatment Center at Good Shepherd Medical Center, Dr. Stephen Iacoboni is welcoming new patients of adult age. His office is located at the Good Shepherd Medical Center, Treatment Center Unit C, at 610 NW 11th Street in Hermiston, OR, 97838. His office can be reached at 541.667.3615, or find him on the web at http://www.gshealth.org/oncologyhematology.

Good Shepherd Health Care System (GSHCS) is a progressive non-profit community health system located in Hermiston, Oregon founded in 1954 by a group of well-minded community members wanting to make an impact on the community by providing health care services in the form of a fully functioning acute care hospital. Accredited by Det Norske Veritas, GSHCS has grown to provide inpatient care, emergency services, same-day surgery and a wide range of outpatient imaging and lab services.  Additional services include primary and specialty care offered by the Good Shepherd Medical Group, Home Health and Vange John Memorial Hospice, Good Shepherd Clinic Pharmacy, Home Medical Equipment retail outlet, and the Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation.