POST FALLS, Idaho, June 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Cancer Center – Post Falls announces Dr. David Bartels, a local Cancer Specialist, will be joining Summit Cancer Center – Post Falls effective August 1, 2016, leaving his current position as a medical oncologist with Kootenai Health in Coeur d'Alene, ID. He is now available for new patients as of August 1 and will accept all patients and medical insurances.
When asked about the opportunity to serve cancer patients at Summit Cancer Centers, Dr. Bartels states that it was an easy decision. "I appreciate the focus and like-mindedness of my physician colleagues at Summit Cancer Center - Post Falls. All are dedicated to providing the highest level of cancer care – combining advanced technology and innovation with passion and empathy. I also like that Summit provides a comprehensive approach, from diagnostic imaging to chemotherapy and advanced clinical trials, as well as the latest in radiation therapy." Dr. Bartels is joining Summit Cancer Centers' experienced team of North Idaho cancer specialists, including Dr. Brian Samuels, Dr. Naseer Ahmad, and Dr. Frank Lamm. In association with the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, North Idaho patients will now have improved access to advanced treatments by participating in clinical trials of new medications and therapies.
About Dr. David Bartels:
Dr. David C. Bartels is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. He has more than eight years of diverse clinical training, with a focus in Hematology/Oncology. Dr. Bartels completed his Medical Oncology fellowship at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and interned at Iowa Methodist Medical Center. He completed his residency at the University of Iowa College of Medicine and graduated with honors from Des Moines University medical school in 2008.
Dr. Bartels moved to Coeur d'Alene in 2014 and fell in love with North Idaho. He and his wife, Krista, enjoy many wonderful outdoor activities the area has to offer.
About Summit Cancer Center – Post Falls:
Summit Cancer Center - Post Falls, which opened earlier this year, offers the most advanced cancer diagnostic and treatment services available. These include comprehensive cancer physician consultations, on-site chemotherapy, radiation therapy using the advanced Varian TrueBeam linear accelerator, as well as diagnostic testing and complete lab services. Advanced imaging modalities, a mobile PET/CT, adjunctive therapies and support services complement Summit Cancer Centers' comprehensive patient care.
About Summit Cancer Centers: Summit Cancer Centers is a growing independent cancer care organization, offering medical and radiation oncology, advanced medical imaging, chemotherapy infusion services and the only CyberKnife in the Inland Northwest. It currently operates three comprehensive Cancer Centers in Spokane and Spokane Valley, Washington and in Post Falls, Idaho. As a member of the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Summit Cancer Centers is expanding regional oncology services, and bringing their world-renowned cancer care expertise to the Inland Northwest area.
For more information about Summit Cancer Centers, visit http://www.summitcancercenters.com/
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Cancer Center Contact:
Dr. Arvind Chaudhry
Summit Cancer Centers
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