August 31, 2017

Good Samaritan Medical Center Expands Cancer Care Team

New Medical Oncologists join team of specialists treating cancers at Good Samaritan
Good Samaritan Medical Center is pleased to announce Hematology and Medical Oncology Specialists Heather Hue, MD, MPH; George P. Sorescu, MD; and Grace Cook, NP have joined the Good Samaritan Medical Center Cancer Care Program. 
Good Samaritan offers a high level of clinical expertise in preventing, diagnosing and treating all types of cancer. The cancer program gives patients access to some of the area’s leading board-certified medical and radiation oncologists, as well as highly skilled radiologists, surgeons, pathologists, nurses, therapists, dietitians, social workers, and other professional support staff dedicated to treating cancer patients. 
Heather Hue, MD, is board certified in Hematology and Medical Oncology, and is entering her 6th year of practice treating patients with cancer.  Dr. Hue received her Medical Degree from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and continued her education at Harvard School of Public Health where she earned a Master’s in Public Health for Health Policy and Administration. She completed both her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Good Samaritan & Emanuel Hospital in Portland, OR. Her medical oncology fellowship was completed at Brown University. Prior to joining the staff at Good Samaritan, Dr. Hue was a staff physician in Hematology and Medical Oncology with Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, Colorado. 
Board certified in Medical Oncology, George P. Sorescu, MD, has been treating patients with cancers, teaching, researching, and publishing since 1995. Dr. Sorescu received his medical degree from Facultatea de Medicin “Carol Davila”, Bucharest, Romania. He completed residencies at both the University Hospital, Bucharest and Beth Israel Medical Center, New York before completing a fellowship in Hematology Oncology at Boston University, MA. 
Grace Cook, Nurse Practitioner, has over 30 years of experience as a nurse, beginning her career on the staff at Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence, RI after completing her BS in Nursing at Rhode Island College. Grace began working with chemotherapy patients in 1993 until 2008 when she earned her Master of Science in Nursing and became a Registered Nurse Practitioner at the University of Rhode Island. Since that time, she has focused on the care of patients in women’s oncology, surgical oncology, medical oncology and chemotherapy. Prior to joining Good Samaritan, Grace was an inpatient nurse practitioner in Medical Oncology at Women and Infants’ Hospital.