Medical Oncology & Hematology

Medical Oncology & Hematology

Medical Oncology and Hematology Team

The medical oncology and hematology team consists of a multidisciplinary group of professionals who prescribe, design and deliver care for you during your treatment course.

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Amy M. Reese, MD, FACP

  • Board-certified in internal medicine
  • Board-certified in medical oncology
  • Board-certified in medical hematology

Dr. Reese practices exclusively for University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center at Firelands Regional Medical Center. She has been practicing hematology and medical oncology since 2001.

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Vinay Gudena, MD, MPH

  • Board-certified in internal medicine
  • Board-certified in medical oncology
  • Board-certified in medical hematology

Dr. Gudena practices exclusively for University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center at Firelands Regional Medical Center. Including his fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina, Dr. Gudena has been practicing hematology and medical oncology since 2006.

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M. Hammad Rashid, MD

  • Board-certified in internal medicine
  • Board-certified in medical oncology
  • Board-certified in medical hematology

Dr. Rashid practices exclusively for University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center at Firelands Regional Medical Center. He has been practicing hematology and medical oncology since 2004.

Registered Nurses

The registered nurses at University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center at Firelands are highly skilled professionals committed to high-quality, compassionate patient- and family-centered care. All are trained in chemotherapy and biotherapy and become nationally certified in oncology once eligible within their first year of employment. The team includes:

  • Clinic nurses
    They assist in assessing patient and family needs to guide patients through their time at the center as well as providing education and resources needed to understand their diagnosis and the treatment regimen.
  • Infusion nurses
    They care for our patients while safely administering treatments. They provide the knowledge for patients and families to care for themselves once they leave our center after treatment.
  • Clinical research nurse
    She screens new patients to determine eligibility for trials and assists with assuring that the test parameters are met. She assists the physicians in providing the proper information for the patient to make an informed decision to participate in a clinical trial.