2018-08-09 / Business

Hematologist/Oncologist joins St. Mary’s for cancer care

SAGINAW - St. Mary’s of Michigan welcomes Roma Srivastava, MD, medical oncologist and hematologist, to the St. Mary’s cancer care team.

Dr. Srivastava joins St. Mary’s of Michigan medical oncologists Ernie Balcueva, MD, and Asma Taj, MD, to complement the comprehensive cancer care program.

As a hematologist, Dr. Srivastava will focus on the care of patients with disorders of the blood, bone marrow, and lymphatic systems.

Dr. Srivastava completed her residency in internal medicine at the Central Michigan University College of Medicine along with bone marrow transplant training at Ohio State University. Most recently, she completed a medical oncology and hematology fellowship with the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center from Marshall University School of Medicine in West Virginia.

She trained at Tata Memorial Center in Mumbai and served in state-of-theart cancer centers in India, practicing precision radiotherapy at Apollo Cancer Hospital and Research Center in Hyderabad, India. Along with her work experience, Dr. Srivastava has extensive research experience and published many academic articles.

Effective Aug. 6, Dr. Srivastava will be located on the second floor of St. Mary’s of Michigan Towne Center, 4599 Towne Centre Road, in Saginaw Township (on the corner of Towne Centre and Schust roads).

Cancer care is among a wide-ranging portfolio of outpatient medical services offered at the St. Mary’s of Michigan Towne Centre location. Other services include 24-hour emergency care, ambulatory surgery, lab services, radiology, infusion services, a sleep clinic, digestive care center and a wound care center offering hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

In addition to medical oncology and hematology, the St. Mary’s of Michigan Cancer Care Team also includes cancer prevention specialists, nurse navigators, radiation oncologists, surgeons, researchers and spiritual care advisors.

For more information or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Srivastava, call (989) 497-3226.

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