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Zip Wells of Inez, KY
Small Cell Lung Cancer

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Mary Preston of Inez, KY
Lung Cancer

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Henry McKenzie of Prestonsburg, KY
Colon Cancer

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Roger Owens of Oil Springs, KY
Tongue Cancer

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Breast Cancer

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Marcus Russell of Salyersville, KY
Lymphoma

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Physicians

At Highlands Cancer Center (HCC), we are committed to providing comprehensive and quality care by combining the newest technologies, a highly trained staff, and world-class physicians undoubtedly creating the most advanced cancer program in the area.

 

Medical Oncology & Hematology

Kirti K. Jain, M.D. – Director

Sameer A. Batoo, M.D.

 

Radiation Oncology

Anshu K. Jain, M.D.

 

APRN

Stephanie VanDine, APRN


Kirti K. Jain, M.D.

Medical School:
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. This school provides a 5 ½ year degree and is one of the most competitive in the world selecting only 35 students out of hundreds of thousands who compete for it. Dr. Jain received several gold medals in different subjects.

Residency:
Wayne State University Affiliated Hospitals, Detroit, MI. This is one of the only 26 nationally designated comprehensive cancers left in the country.

Fellowship:
Fellowship in Medical Oncology/Hematology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY. Research Fellow, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research, New York, NY. Sloan-Kettering is the world’s oldest cancer center established in 1885. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center consistently ranks as the Best cancer center in the U.S.A. by US News and World Reports more than any other institutions.

Board Certifications:
• American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
• ABIM subspecialty in medical oncology
• ABIM subspecialty in hematology
• Canadian Board of Internal Medicine

Hospital Privileges:
• Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, Ashland, KY
• King’s Daughters Medical Center, Ashland, KY
• Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, KY
• Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center, Paintsville, KY

Other Professional Qualifications/Honors:
• Principal Investigator Cancer Clinical Trials Program, Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, Ashland, KY.
• Participant in South-West Oncology Group.
• Investigator, National Cancer Institute Sponsored Clinical Trials Program.
• Executive M.B.A with Health Care Concentration.
• Clinical Instructor in Medicine, Marshall University School of Medicine, Huntington, WV
• Clinical Instructor in Medicine, Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY.
• Various leadership positions.
• Author of various research publications dealing on the subject of Oncology/Hematology.
• Professor of Oncology, Pikeville Osteopathic College of Medicine.

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Sameer A. Batoo, M.D.

Medical School:
Government Medical College, Srinagar, Kashmir, India

Residency:
University at Buffalo – State University of New York, Buffalo, NY

Fellowship:
SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Board Certification:
• American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
• ABIM subspecialty in medical oncology
• ABIM subspecialty in hematology

Hospital Privileges:
• Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, Ashland, KY
• King’s Daughters Medical Center, Ashland, KY
• Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, KY
• Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center, Paintsville, KY

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Anshu K. Jain, M.D. – Radiation Oncology

Medical School:
University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY

Postdoctoral Training:
• Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
• New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

Board Certification:
•    American Board of Radiology (ABR)

Hospital Privileges:
• Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, Ashland, KY
• King’s Daughters Medical Center, Ashland, KY
• Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, KY
• Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center, Paintsville, KY

Academic Appointment:
Clinical Instructor, Department of Therapeutic Radiology – Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

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Stephanie VanDine, RN, MSN, APRN

Credentials:
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in Kentucky

Experience:
• Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner – Highlands Cancer Center, Prestonsburg, KY
• Clinical Trial Sub Investigator – Highlands Cancer Center, Prestonsburg, KY
• Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner – Eastern KY Tender Care, Inez, KY
• Registered Nurse – St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington, WV
• Registered Nurse – Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, WV

Education:
• St Mary’s School of Nursing, Huntington, WV – Nursing Diploma (RN)
• University of North Alabama, Florence, AL – BSN
• University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY – MSN

Hospital Privileges:
• Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, KY
• Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center, Paintsville, KY

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