Presbyterian Welcomes Radiation Oncologist
News Release: August 5, 2009
The Cancer Center at Presbyterian is pleased to welcome, Amit Garg, M.D., as radiation oncologist of the M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Radiation Treatment Center at Presbyterian Kaseman Hospital.
Dr. Garg completed his undergraduate degree at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH, where he graduated magna cum laude. He also received a graduate degree in biomedical ethics from Case Western Reserve University and earned his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. He recently finished his residency in oncology at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Dr. Garg has authored several publications in the medical community in diverse areas, including breast, prostate and lung cancer.
Dr. Garg is currently seeing patients at the Presbyterian Kaseman campus. Patients can schedule an appointment by asking their primary care physicians for a referral or they can call 559-6100. Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Presbyterian is investing in more oncology services in order to meet New Mexico’s growing need for quality cancer care. The enhanced services at The Cancer Center at Presbyterian include the M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Radiation Treatment Center at Presbyterian Kaseman Hospital, bringing the nation’s leading name in cancer care to New Mexico by offering patients the choice of M. D. Anderson radiation therapy practices and protocols.
Together with experienced nurses and staff, The Cancer Center’s board-certified oncologists and surgeons provide inpatient and out-patient cancer care, incorporating the latest research and treatment options to deliver individualized care.