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Surgeon teams-up with Lourdes to provide comprehensive breast cancer care to South Jersey residents

Malini Iyer 21Co_4633 - lowresLourdes Health System, in partnership with 21st Century Oncology’s CancerCare of Southern New Jersey, announces that Malini Iyer, MD, MS, FRCS, FACS, has joined Lourdes Oncology team.   Dr. Iyer is an accomplished board-certified general surgeon who is fellowship-trained in breast surgery and oncology.

In practice for 15 years, Dr. Iyer has dedicated her career to the management of diseases of the breast with significant focus in the treatment of breast cancer. She has been consecutively recognized as a “Top Doc” and a “Best Doctor for Women” by South Jersey magazine.

“We are thrilled to have Dr. Iyer join the Cancer Program team at Lourdes Health System,” said Kathleen V. Greatrex, MD, Chair of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Lourdes Health System; President, Lourdes Imaging Associates.   “Her dedication, compassion and leadership allows us to deliver high-quality, patient-centered care to our community and her commitment to women afflicted with breast disease has made her one of the leading experts in her field and an asset to the patients and physicians in the tristate area.   I am honored to call her a colleague in the fight against cancer.”

Dr. Iyer is a graduate of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, where she also completed her surgical residency. Dr. Iyer continued her training in England and was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons. Upon moving to the United States, Dr. Iyer completed another surgical residency at the University of Connecticut and spent two years completing surgical oncology research at the University of Pennsylvania. Her fellowship-training took place at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia.

Dr. Iyer is seeing patients at her office at 51 Haddonfield Road, Suite 145 in Cherry Hill.   For more information about Dr. Iyer and our services, visit www.21stCenturyOncology.com or call (856) 488-4224.

 

About Lourdes Health System

Lourdes Health System is one of the region’s leading healthcare providers, recognized nationally for excellence in clinical care and service to the community. The system has two general acute care hospitals, located in Camden and Willingboro, New Jersey, and a network of outpatient facilities and physician practices located throughout Southern New Jersey.

Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center has been recognized for excellence in heart care, stroke, and this year was awarded Healthgrades’ 2015 General Surgery Excellence Award. Both Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center and Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County rank among a select number of hospitals with cancer programs accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. For more information about Lourdes Health System, visit www.lourdesnet.org.

About 21st Century Oncology:

21st Century Oncology is the largest global, physician led provider of Integrated Cancer Care services. The company offers a comprehensive range of cancer treatment services, focused on delivering academic quality, cost-effective patient care in personal and convenient settings. As of June 30, 2015, the company operated 182 treatment centers, including 146 centers located in 17 states and 36 centers located in seven countries in Latin America.   For more information about 21st Century Oncology, visit www.21stCenturyOncology.com.

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