Upper Chesapeake Health (UCH) is pleased to announce that it has named
Dr. Philip Nivatpumin has been named by Upper Chesapeake Health as medical director of the UCH Patricia D. and M. Scot Kaufman Cancer Center.
The Kaufman Cancer Center is currently under construction on the UCMC campus in
Nivatpumin is well-known to
In his new role, "
"Dr. Nivatpumin¹s experience in cancer treatment as well as his passion for education in health prevention and healing makes him a great addition to our medical leadership team," Lyle Sheldon, FACHE, president and CEO of Upper Chesapeake Health, said in a press release.
The 75,259-square-foot multidisciplinary Kaufman Cancer Center, named after the generous gift of Patricia D. and M. Scot Kaufman through the Hope and Healing Close to Home Capital Campaign, will provide a one-stop, integrated approach to cancer care, allowing providers and patients to make decisions at the right place and time. Individuals will be able to access medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and surgical oncologists at the same time, resulting in a timely, individualized treatment plan. UCH has several multidisciplinary cancer services and care clinics in place, all of which will be consolidated in the new comprehensive Cancer Center.