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Highly Specialized Physicians Join Texas Oncology

Eight New Physicians to Serve Patients in the Houston Region
11/19/2010

Texas Oncology, Texas Urology Specialists, and Texas Breast Specialists welcome eight new physicians to locations across the Houston region. Among the new additions are physicians with specialties in medical oncology, radiation oncology, urology, gynecologic oncology, and breast surgery.

A total of eight new doctors will be practicing at various Texas Oncology, Texas Urology Specialists, and Texas Breast Specialists locations, including Texas Oncology–Deke Slayton Cancer Center, Texas Oncology–Houston, Texas Oncology–Katy, Texas Oncology–Memorial City, Texas Oncology–Memorial Hermann Memorial City Radiation Oncology, Texas Oncology–Sugar Land, Texas Urology Specialists–Katy, Texas Urology Specialists–Memorial City, Texas Urology Specialists–Sugar Land, and Texas Urology Specialists–Willowbrook.

“We proudly welcome these physicians to Texas Oncology, Texas Urology Specialists, and Texas Breast Specialists as we continue to seek opportunities to enhance the quality of care we provide to Houston-area patients,” said Bob Patman, executive director of Texas Oncology for the Houston region. “Most of these physicians already understand this community and its needs very well because they have either lived, practiced medicine, or received medical training in Houston and Galveston. We are very pleased that these doctors are part of our team of medical professionals.”

Drs. Geri-Lynn Fromm and Terri Pustilnik, specialists in gynecologic oncology, will practice at Texas Oncology–Houston. Dr. Fromm received her medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, Ill., while Dr. Pustilnik received her medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo. Both physicians completed a fellowship at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Prior to joining Texas Oncology, both were physicians with Gynecologic Oncology of Houston, which Dr. Fromm founded in 1990. Both physicians are certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Pustilnik will also practice at the Texas Oncology–Deke Slayton Cancer Center along with Dr. Divyang Mehta, one of two radiation oncologists to join Texas Oncology in the Houston region. Dr. Mehta joined Texas Oncology from the Radiation Oncology Centers in Las Vegas, Nev., where he utilized some of the most advanced and integrated image-guided radiation therapy systems to effectively treat cancer tumors. He earned a Master of Health Physics degree in epidemiology/biostatistics, a Master of Arts in medical sciences from Boston University School of Medicine, and a medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, D.C.

Another radiation oncologist to join Texas Oncology’s team of medical experts is Dr. Rosalyn Michele Morrell. She joins Texas Oncology from Chandler Regional Cancer Center in Chandler, Ariz., where she spent five years serving that community as a radiation oncologist. Dr. Morrell is a graduate of the University of Arizona in Tucson, Ariz., where she also completed her radiation oncology residency. She also completed a fellowship from Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and a residency in internal medicine from St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Ariz. Dr. Morrell is certified by the American Board of Radiology. Dr. Morrell will practice at Texas Oncology–Memorial Hermann Memorial City Radiation Oncology.

Breast surgeon Dr. Jamie Elizabeth Terry, who joins Texas Breast Specialists, graduated with honors from Stanford University in Stanford, Calif., and moved to Houston after graduating from Northwestern University School of Medicine in Chicago, Ill. In 1994, Dr. Terry became the first African-American woman, and only the third female, to graduate from the general surgery training program at St. Joseph Medical Center in Houston. She has received specialized training in image-guided breast biopsies  and laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Terry is certified by the American Board of Surgery. She will practice at Texas Oncology–Memorial City and Texas Oncology–Sugar Land.

Dr. Gurjyot Kaur Doshi, a specialist in medical oncology, has joined Texas Oncology and will practice at Texas Oncology–Katy and Texas Oncology–Memorial City. Dr. Doshi completed her undergraduate studies from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, and received her medical degree from J.J.M. Medical College in India. She completed a fellowship in hematology/oncology and her residency in internal medicine from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Mich. Dr. Doshi is board certified in internal medicine, hematology, and medical oncology, and has a particular interest in prostate, bladder, and kidney cancers.

Dr. Thomas T. Hoang, a specialist in urology, is joining Texas Urology Specialists from Tufts University School of Medicine, where he served as a clinical instructor in the department of urology.Dr. Hoang received his medical degree from The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston,Texas,where he also completed his residency in general surgery and urology and served as chief resident. Following residency, Dr. Hoang completed a fellowship in robotic and laparoscopic urology at Caritas St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Boston, Mass. Dr. Hoang is trained in all aspects of adult and pediatric urology. Dr. Hoang is originally from Arlington, Va., but attended high school in Houston where he graduated as valedictorian from Klein Forest High School. He will practice at Texas Urology Specialists–Memorial City and Texas Urology Specialists–Willowbrook.

Dr. Zachary R. Mucher, also a urologist and a native of San Antonio, Texas, comes to Texas Urology Specialists from the David Grant USAF Medical Center in Fairfield, Calif., where he served as chief of urology. Dr. Mucher received his medical degree from UTMB in Galveston. After medical school, he pursued a career in urology by completing his five-year residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Mucher, who is board certified by the American Board of Urology, will practice at Texas Urology Specialists–Katy, Texas Urology Specialists–Memorial City, and Texas Urology Specialists–Sugar Land. Dr. Mucher proudly served in Iraq, acting as the sole Air Force urologist in theater during the troop surge of 2007, for which he received the Air Force Commendation Medal.

“These dedicated individuals exemplify our mission and commitment to community care,” said Patman. “Their backgrounds and proven track records will add depth to our overall patient care approach and help us positively impact the lives of patients and their families.” 

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