Sharon Regional Medical Center and Steward Medical Group Welcome New Medical Oncologist and Hematologist - Dr. Mukhtar Hasson

Sharon Regional Medical Center and Steward Medical Group welcome Mukhtar O. Hassan, M.D., Medical Oncologist and Hematologist, to their medical staff. Dr. Hasson brings years of clinical experience and enhances the access to cancer care treatment for patients in Mercer County and surrounding communities.

Dr. Hassan is board certified in Medical Oncology, Hematology, and Internal Medicine has a special clinical interest in treating breast cancer and conditions related to hemostasis, which is the body’s ability to stop bleeding or hemorrhaging, and thrombosis, more commonly known as blood clots. He is highly trained in Medical Oncology and Hematology, having completed fellowships at Howard University Hospital in Washington, DC, and at Johns Hopkins University in collaboration with Howard University Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.   In addition, he completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Howard University Hospital in Washington, DC. Dr. Hassan is accepting new patients at the Steward Cancer Care Center at Sharon Regional located at 2320 Highland Road in Hermitage, Pennsylvania.     

“I am excited to be a part of Sharon Regional Medical Center and Steward Medical Group,” said Dr. Hassan. “I look forward to working collaboratively with patients, their family, and patients’ care teams to provide the best cancer treatment possible.”

Appointments with Dr. Hasson may be scheduled by calling the Steward Cancer Care Center at Sharon Regional at 724-983-5900.

The Steward Cancer Care Center at Sharon Regional opened in Mercer County as the first of its kind center to offer comprehensive cancer care services in one centralized, convenient location in Hermitage.  Offering radiation oncology, medical oncology, and cancer support services, the Cancer Care Center provides a “non-clinical, patient-friendly” setting for patients and their family members to access the highest quality cancer treatment services available within a comfortable location close to where they live.   As a Joint Commission accredited center, the Cancer Care Center is committed to caring for adults with a cancer diagnosis to ensure the best possible treatment plan to best regain health and quality of life.

“We understand the importance of being in the community - offering the highest quality of care for patients dealing with a cancer diagnosis.  Keeping these services in one centralized, convenient location at the Cancer Care Center is an extension of the great care we provide at Sharon Regional Medical Center,” said Joseph Hugar, president of the hospital. “We’re proud to provide these services to our patients and expand our footprint in the Lawrence County region.”

Sharon Regional Medical Center is a member of Steward Health Care. Steward’s footprint in the region includes Sharon Regional Medical Center.  Sharon Regional Medical Center, a 220-bed joint commission accredited facility has been providing care for more than 123 years and remains focused on providing the highest level of care to the communities we serve.  Our hospital is  area’s only accredited chest pain center and primary stroke center,  we are recognized as a Blue Distinction Center+ for Maternity Care for our Women’s health center,  and more recently earned national accreditation as a bariatric center of excellence for the Center for Weight Control.

The providers at Steward Cancer Care Center at Sharon Regional accept most insurances, including UPMC Health Plan and Highmark.  Patients interested in scheduling appointments should call prior to their appointment to confirm that their health plan and network are accepted.
 

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