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Atrius Health Names Dr. Bita Tabesh as Chief of Hematology/Oncology

Bita TabeshNewton, MA  (June 21, 2016) - Atrius Health is pleased to announce that Dr. Bita Tabesh has been named as the organization’s Chief of Hematology/Oncology. Dr. Tabesh has worked at Atrius Health since 2003, when she joined its Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates practice as a hematologist/oncologist. As Chief, Dr. Tabesh will lead the Hematology/Oncology department at Atrius Health, which offers high-quality cancer care in providing patients and their families with state-of-the-art treatments delivered in a comfortable and compassionate manner. Dr. Tabesh will collaborate with the department to provide guidance, support and compassion at every stage of a patient's journey through diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. 

Shortly after joining Harvard Vanguard, Dr. Tabesh was appointed director of its Cancer Risk Assessment and Counseling Center. She was then named Chief of Hematology/Oncology for Harvard Vanguard in 2007. Dr. Tabesh was a recipient of Harvard Vanguard’s Solomon Peer Recognition Award and has served on the Medical Specialties Harvard Vanguard Quality Assurance Committee since 2014. Her clinical interests include breast cancer and cancer genetics. Dr. Tabesh practices at Harvard Vanguard’s Kenmore office located near Fenway. 

Dr. Tabesh attended Northwestern University in Illinois, where she earned a BA in Biology, and completed medical school at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. She completed her internal medicine residency and hematology/oncology fellowship at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.

Dr. Tabesh Resides in Brookline, MA

About Atrius Health

Atrius Health, an innovative nonprofit healthcare leader, delivers an effective system of connected care for more than 675,000 adult and pediatric patients in eastern and central Massachusetts. Atrius Health's 29 medical practices, with more than 35 specialties and 750 physicians, work together with the home health and hospice services of its VNA Care subsidiary and in close collaboration with hospital partners, community specialists and skilled nursing facilities. Atrius Health provides high-quality, patient-centered, coordinated care to every patient it serves. By establishing a solid foundation of knowledge, understanding and trust with each of its patients, Atrius Health enriches their health and enhances their lives.