Jennifer L. Crook, MD, appointed to medical staff of Saint Anne's Hospital Regional Cancer Center

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Fall River, MA – Saint Anne’s Hospital has announced that medical oncologist Jennifer L. Crook, MD, has been appointed to the medical staff of Saint Anne’s Hospital Regional Cancer Center-Hawthorn Oncology Center in North Dartmouth.Dr. Jennifer Crook

Born and raised in New Bedford and a graduate of Bishop Stang High School in North Dartmouth, Dr. Crook earned her undergraduate degree from Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, MA. A graduate of F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD, she completed her internal medicine residency at National Naval Medical Center and her Hematology/Oncology fellowship at National Capital Consortium Program, both in Bethesda. She served 14 years on active duty in the U.S. Navy, leaving at the rank of Commander.

Board certified in hematology and medical oncology, Dr. Crook has more than 15 years of experience and most recently practiced at Hematology-Oncology Specialists of Cape Cod. She is a member of the American Medical Association, American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Massachusetts Medical Society, and the Massachusetts Society of Clinical Oncologists.

Dr. Crook joins medical oncologists John Niedzwicki, MD, PhD, and Elliott Anderson, MD, at Saint Anne’s Hospital Regional Cancer Center-Hawthorn Oncology Center in North Dartmouth. They, as part of Saint Anne’s comprehensive cancer team of medical oncologists and radiation oncologists, oncology-certified registered nurses, pharmacists, social workers, registered dietitians, and other professional staff trained in cancer care, provide coordinated services for a wide range of cancers.

Nationally accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons as a comprehensive community cancer program, Saint Anne’s Hospital Regional Cancer Center provides clinical expertise with the care and convenience of a community setting to patients at its Hudner Oncology Center in Fall River and its Hawthorn campus in North Dartmouth.

Saint Anne’s cancer care services include:
•        hematology, chemotherapy, targeted therapies, and other medical oncology therapies
•        advanced radiation therapy treatment, including stereotactic radiosurgery; stereotactic body radiation therapy; and high-dose rate, intensity-modulated, and image-guided radiation therapies
•        access to select national clinical trials through the National Cancer Institute and Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s CancerCare
•        specialized nutrition, social work, spiritual care, medical interpreter, and other supportive care
•        palliative care
•        patient and family education and support programs
•        free health screening and related wellness activities
•        community and professional education programs

Dr. Crook is accepting new patients at Saint Anne’s Hospital Regional Cancer Center-Hawthorn Oncology Center, 537 Faunce Corner Road, North Dartmouth.

About Saint Anne’s Hospital Regional Cancer Center

Nationally accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons as a comprehensive community cancer program, Saint Anne’s Hospital Regional Cancer Center provides clinical expertise with the care and convenience of a community setting to patients at its sites in Fall River and North Dartmouth.

As a provider of comprehensive oncology services, Saint Anne’s Hospital Regional Cancer Center offers advanced radiation therapy; hematology, chemotherapy, targeted therapies, and other medical oncology therapies; access to select national clinical trials through the National Cancer Institute and Dana-Farber/Brigham & Women’s CancerCare; numerous patient and family education and support programs; free health screening activities; and community and professional education programs. 

About Saint Anne’s Hospital

Saint Anne’s Hospital is a community hospital with comprehensive inpatient, outpatient, and emergency care services, serving adults and children from southeastern Massachusetts and nearby Rhode Island at its main campus in Fall River and its community satellites. Founded in 1906 by the Dominican Sisters of the Presentation, Saint Anne's Hospital is a member of Steward Health Care, the largest fully integrated community care organization in New England. Saint Anne’s has been recognized for quality, safety and service by such organizations as The Joint Commission, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and The Leapfrog Group, including honors as one of 55 U.S. urban hospitals as a “Top Hospital.” 

About Steward Health Care

Steward Health Care System LLC is the largest integrated community care organization in New England which combines more than 3,000 physicians, 11 acute care hospitals, managed care, insurance programs, home care, an imaging operation, and a number of other post-acute services, to provide the most cost effective and highest quality of integrated patient care. 

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