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September 23, 2016

Dhara MacDermed, MD, Joins Mass General Cancer Center at Cooley Dickinson

September 23, 2016

d-macdhermed-sizedDhara MacDermed, MD, has joined the Mass General Cancer Center at Cooley Dickinson Hospital as a radiation oncologist. Of her new role, MacDermed said she is “looking forw
ard to joining a team of caregivers that regularly collaborates with colleagues at the Mass General Cancer Center in Boston.” MacDermed said she is also attracted to the natural beauty of New England, its friendly and diverse communities, and the region’s vibrant intellectual atmosphere. MacDermed comes to Cooley Dickinson Hospital from St. Charles Cancer Center in Bend, Oregon where she worked as a radiation oncologist.

Training
MacDermed earned her medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine and completed an Internal Medicine internship at the University of California, San Francisco, Fresno. She completed a Radiation Oncology residency at the University of Chicago Hospitals and did an advanced Radiation Oncology fellowship at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. MacDermed earned board certification in Radiation Oncology from the American Board of Radiology. She has a special interest in treating head and neck cancers.

On Caring for People Living with Cancer
“I believe the most rewarding parts of my job are forming meaningful connections with my patients, seeing them benefit from the right treatment, and using honesty and reassurance to help them cope during difficult times,” added MacDermed.

Mass General Cancer Center at Cooley Dickinson Hospital Physician Team
MacDermed joins Linda Bornstein, MD, medical director, Radiation Oncology, at the Mass General Cancer Center at Cooley Dickinson Hospital, as well as Medical Oncologists Sean Mullally, MD, medical director of the Mass General Cancer Center at Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Barrett Newsome, DO, Lindsay Rockwell, DO, and Deborah Smith, MD.

For more information or to reach the Radiation Oncology department of the Mass General Cancer Center at Cooley Dickinson Hospital, call 413-582-2107.

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