(Kansas City, MO) – Central Care Cancer Center is pleased to announce the opening of a full-time cancer program at St. Joseph Medical Center led by Dr. Anis Toumeh, Medical Director of Oncology. He will be the cornerstone in the development of a state of the art, comprehensive cancer center on the St. Joseph campus. The new clinic, located on the 4th floor of the Medical Mall will open September 7, 2021.
President of Central Care, Dr. Perez-Tamayo says, “We are excited about expanding our partnership with Prime Healthcare group by providing customized oncological services to the region. The fact that we are available in all regions of the Kansas City metro area make it easy for patients to receive treatment close to home. As an experienced senior oncologist, there is a great component in the wellness of the patient and their outcomes by reducing the stress of travel and isolation. The fact that our doctors are available and in the community 7 days a week, 365 days a year is a great comfort to the patient.”
Dr. Toumeh concurs with the sentiment saying, “At Central Care, we realize the physical, psychological, emotional and financial burden that the diagnosis of cancer puts on patients, their family and caregivers. We strive every day to bring the best care and expertise to our patients close to their home.”
Dr. Toumeh has been an integral part of Central Care since 2015, practicing in the Garden City/Liberal area. He is double boarded in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. He did both his internal medicine residency program and his Medical Oncology Fellowship at the University of Toledo Medical Center in Toledo, OH. Dr. Toumeh is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the American Society of Hematology (ASH) as the Gold Humanism Honor Society, which is a peer-nominated honor to those who show exemplary patient care.
Central Care Cancer Center’s full-time oncology clinic is located in St. Joseph Medical Mall, 1004 Carondelet Drive, Suite 410. To make an appointment, please call (816) 381-8051.