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Published on November 27, 2018

Rajesh Thirumaran, MD, Joins Mercy Cancer Center

Rajesh ThirumaranWest Philadelphia (November 27, 2018): Mercy Physician Network and Mercy Cancer Center at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital and Mercy Philadelphia Hospital welcome hematology and oncology specialist Rajesh Thirumaran, MD, MRCP (UK) as Director of Infusion Services. Dr. Thirumaran is board certified in internal medicine, hematology, medical oncology and hospice and palliative medicine. Dr. Thirumaran also will see patients at the Mercy Hematology/Oncology and Mercy Oncology physician offices in Darby and West Philadelphia.

“We have built a team of excellent oncology specialists in multiple disciplines, and we’re pleased to have Dr. Thirumaran aboard,” said William J. Strimel, DO, President, Mercy Physician Network.

“Dr. Thirumaran has an excellent reputation among his patients and peers, and he is well-suited to assist us in our effort to provide our community with improved access to high-quality, evidence-based and compassionate care,” said Carmine Volpe, MD, FACS, Medical Director, Mercy Cancer Center.

Dr. Thirumaran received his medical degree from Coimbatore Medical College in Coimbatore, India, and served his residencies in internal medicine at Renfrewshire Healthcare NHS Trust in Greenock, Scotland, and Lankenau Hospital in Wynnewood, Pa, respectively. He completed fellowships in medical oncology, medical oncology research and hematology/medical oncology at North Middlesex University Hospital in London and at Lankenau Hospital and at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, respectively.

If you would like to schedule an appointment with Dr. Thirumaran at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, please call 610.237.7950. If you would like to schedule an appointment at Mercy Philadelphia Hospital, please call 215.748.9530.

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