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Conemaugh Physician Group welcomes board certified medical oncologist Hashem A. Younes, MD to its team. Dr. Younes will provide weekend coverage at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center and assist with patient consultations.
“It’s very rewarding to treat cancer patients and make a positive impact in their lives,” says Dr. Younes. “Treatment options have advanced significantly and we can provide more accurate diagnosis and outcomes for these patients.” Dr. Younes has extensive experience with treating melanoma skin cancer, but will see all types of cancer patients.
Dr. Younes completed his undergraduate degree in biology, and completed basic cancer research which sparked his interest in the specialty. He earned his medical degree from the American University of Beirut, and completed a Clinical Research Training Program at the University of Pittsburgh. He completed internal medicine internships at the American University Hospital and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Younes also completed his internal medicine residency and a fellowship in hematology / oncology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
“I’m excited to begin working at Conemaugh,” says Dr. Younes. “This is a great opportunity to assist with general oncology. I look forward to helping patients in the community.”Dr. Younes enjoys spending time with his wife and two young daughters.