Samaritan welcomes new oncologist

Nov 14,2013
The Samaritan Cancer Program welcomes Farnoush Abar, MD.Farnoush Abar

Abar earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago, a master’s degree in public health from Saint Louis University, and a medical degree from Chicago Medical School. She completed residency training in internal medicine at Oregon Health & Science University, a fellowship in hematology and oncology at New York University, and a fellowship in bone marrow transplant research at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

“I am excited to be part a local cancer center where I can become a trusted advisor and advocate to my patients, providing them with the best care in close proximity to their home and family,” said Abar, who recently relocated from Portland to Corvallis, with her 4-year-old daughter.

Abar is board certified in hematology and internal medicine, and she takes a special interest in blood and bone marrow cancers, as well as stem cell transplants.

“Caring for cancer patients is simply my calling,” said Abar. “I use the best individualized treatment options for my patients, as well as provide empathy to help them persevere through their difficult journey.”

In her free time, she enjoys running and designing jewelry.

As part of the Samaritan Cancer Program, Abar will see patients by referral in Corvallis and Lebanon. She can be reached at Samaritan Hematology & Oncology Consultants at 541-768-4950.
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