Cancer Care

 

 

Our Team

Our multidisciplinary care is coordinated through our centrally located hub at DHMC in Lebanon, NH as well as our four regional locations (Keene, Manchester, and Nashua, NH, and St. Johnsbury, VT) and 12 affiliated hospitals throughout NH and VT. This enables us to provide you the best possible care in the most convenient location for you, close to home.

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Section Chief

Bradley Arrick, MD, PhD

Nursing Director

Susan A. Distasio, APRN, MS

Administrative Director

Amy Stansfield, RN, MBA


Familial Cancer (Risk) Assessment
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Bradley A. Arrick, MD, PhD (Lebanon, Manchester)

Section Chief, Hematology/Oncology

Practice Note: Breast Cancer, Cancer Genetics, Familial Cancer Program, Genetic Testing.

Hematology
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Elizabeth M. Bengtson, MD (Lebanon, St. Johnsbury)

Practice Note: Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Hodgkin lymphoma, autologous transplant, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, hematologic malignancies.

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Susan C. Brighton, APRN, MSN (Lebanon)

Practice Note: Bone marrow transplant.

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Alexey V. Danilov, MD, PhD (Lebanon)

Practice Note: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Lymphoma and research and treatment.

General Note: Publications

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Marc Gautier, MD (Lebanon, Littleton, New London, Plymouth)

Associate Director, Regional Affairs at Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Practice Note: Geriatric Oncology, Hematology.

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John M. Hill, Jr., MD (Lebanon)

Director, Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant Program

Practice Note: Bone Marrow Transplant, Hematology.

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Elizabeth A. Kimtis, APRN, MSN (Lebanon)

Practice Note: Bone Marrow Transplant, Hematologic Malignancies, Peripheral Stem Cell Transplant

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Frederick Lansigan, MD (Lebanon)

Practice Note: Lymphoma, hematologic malignancies, clinical trials, bone marrow transplant, Interdisciplinary Cutaneous Lymphomas Clinic.

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Christopher H. Lowrey, MD (Lebanon)

Practice Note: Hematologic Malignancies, Sickle Cell Disease

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Laurel J. McKernan, MSN (Lebanon)

Practice Note: Coagulation disorders, hemophilia, thrombophilia.

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Kenneth R. Meehan, MD (Lebanon)

Director, Bone Marrow Transplant Program

Practice Note: Bone Marrow Transplant

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Anna D. Schaal, APRN, MSN (Lebanon)

Practice Note: Bone marrow transplant, hematologic malignancies, cancer survivorship.

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Diane M. Stearns, APRN, MSN (Lebanon)

Practice Note: Bone marrow transplant, hematologic malignancies, Interdisciplinary Cutaneous Lymphomas Clinic.

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Leo R. Zacharski, MD (Lebanon)

Practice Note: Thrombophilia, cancer treatment, coagulation disorders, iron overload disorders and hemochromatosis.

Hematology / Oncology
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Susan A. DiStasio, APRN, AOCNP, DNP, MS (Lebanon)

Administrative Director, Nursing, Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Practice Note: Pain and symptom management, complementary therapies (yoga and meditation).

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Gloria L. Drouin, APRN, MSN (Manchester)

Practice Note: Inpatient care.

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Gerald Gehr, MD (Nashua)

Practice Note: General Oncology, Malignant and Benign Hematologic Disorders, Coagulation, Palliative Care, Cancer Prevention.

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Orion M. Howard, MD (Southwestern Vermont)

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Charlene A. Ives, MD (Southwestern Vermont)

Practice Note: Women's cancer care, coagulation.

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Connie S. Johnson, APRN, MSN (Lebanon)

Practice Note: Bone marrow transplant.

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Ronald P. Kubica, MD (Littleton, St. Johnsbury)

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Phillip J. Manno, MD (Manchester)

Clinical Director, Hematology/Oncology, Clinical Associate Professor, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Breast cancer, neuro-oncology, hematologic diseases, geriatric oncology.

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Danny M. Sims, MD (Manchester)

Practice Note: Adult oncology and hematology.

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Jill M. Winslow, MD (Keene, Peterborough)

Practice Note: Hematology/Medical Oncology

General Note: American Society of Clinical Oncology; American Society of Breast Disease; Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group.

Medical Oncology
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Bradley A. Arrick, MD, PhD (Lebanon, Manchester)

Section Chief, Hematology/Oncology

Practice Note: Breast Cancer, Cancer Genetics, Familial Cancer Program, Genetic Testing.

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Mary D. Chamberlin, MD (Lebanon, Springfield)

Practice Note: Breast Cancer treatment, personalized therapies, research and survivorship.

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Thomas H. Davis, MD (Lebanon)

Director, Hematology/ Oncology Fellowship Program

Practice Note: Head and neck cancer, thyroid cancer, nonmelanoma skin cancer of the head and neck region.

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Sergey Devitskiy, MD, PhD (Lebanon, St. Johnsbury)

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Konstantin H. Dragnev, MD (Lebanon)

Professor of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth, Co-Director, Cancer Mechanisms Program

Practice Note: Thoracic Oncology

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Marc S. Ernstoff, MD (Lebanon)

Practice Note: Genitourinary Cancer, Melanoma

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Kathryn C. Hourdequin, MD (Woodsville)

Practice Note: Gastrointestinal cancer, pancreatic cancer, hepatobiliary cancer.

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Peter A. Kaufman, MD (Lebanon)

Practice Note: Breast Cancer

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Lionel D. Lewis, MD (Lebanon)

Professor of Medicine & of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Drug therapy and clinical therapeutics, Hematology/ Oncology Phase l studies.

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Elizabeth B. McGrath, APRN, MSN (Lebanon)

Practice Note: Palliative Care, Spiritual Care, Holistic Nursing.

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Louise P. Meyer, APRN, MS (Manchester)

Practice Note: Gastrointestinal cancer, neuro-oncology.

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James M. Nickerson, MD (Brattleboro, Keene)

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J. Marc Pipas, MD (Lebanon)

Director, GI Oncology Program

Practice Note: Colon cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, pancreatic cancer.

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James R. Rigas, MD (Lebanon)

Medical Director, Comprehensive Thoracic Oncology Program

Practice Note: Thoracic Oncology

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Gregory H. Ripple, MD (Lancaster, Lebanon, Littleton, St. Johnsbury)

Practice Note: Gastrointestinal cancer.

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Frank C.J. Schell, MD (Claremont, Lebanon, St. Johnsbury)

Practice Note: Medical oncology.

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Gary N. Schwartz, MD (Lebanon)

Practice Note: Breast cancer.

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Karen A. Skalla, APRN, MSN (Lebanon)

Instructor in Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Hospice, palliative care, spiritual care, symptom management

Neuro-Oncology
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Camilo E. Fadul, MD (Lebanon)

Professor of Medicine and of Neurology, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Neurologic complications of systemic cancer, primary brain tumors.

General Note: Neuro-Oncology Program Leader

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Lara K. Ronan, MD (Lebanon)

Associate Professor of Neurology and of Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Neuro-oncology, primary brain tumors, primary CNS lymphoma, neurologic complications of cancer, metastatic brain tumors, end-of-life care, palliative care in neurology, headache, post-concussion care, immunologic neurological disease.

Pathology
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Deborah L. Ornstein, MD, MS (Lebanon)

Medical Director, Comprehensive Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center, Associate Professor of Pathology & of Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Hematopathology, diagnostic and clinical coagulation.

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
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Sara Chaffee, MD (Lebanon)

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Pain Management, Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology, Pediatric Palliative Care.

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Mark A. Israel, MD (Lebanon)

Director, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Professor of Pediatrics & of Genetics, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Genetics, hematology/oncology, pediatric hematology, pediatric oncology.

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Julie Kim, MD, PhD (Lebanon)

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Pediatric hematology/oncology, pediatric sickle cell disease.

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Jack van Hoff, MD (Lebanon, Manchester)

Section Chief, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Practice Note: Brain tumors in children, pediatric hematology/ oncology.