The Rockwood Cancer and Blood Specialty Center provides
comprehensive and personalized cancer treatment. A team of
specialists, advanced medical and surgical treatment options and
coordinated access to appropriate clinical trials combine to
provide a total patient care experience. Our physician providers
had intensive training and education, specializing in hematology,
gynecology, urology, breast, colon and lung diseases. Additionally,
Oncology trained Surgeons are available for consultation and
surgical interventions as well as minimally invasive surgical
specialists to treat cancer. Our providers support
rapid access for consultation within 24 hrs of getting the initial
referral or request to be seen.
Examples of the services we offer include:
- Second opinion service
- Multi-disciplinary tumor boards
- Three-dimensional Conformal
- Radiation Therapy (3D-CRT)
- Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
- Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
- PET/CT for cancer diagnosis and treatment planning
- Second opinion service
- Patient and family education classes
- Financial counseling
- Psychological and emotional support groups for families and
This integrated, multidisciplinary approach for patients and
their families provides a collective best course of treatment for
Rockwood Clinic now offers nurse navigation to facilitate the
patient experience. A Nurse Navigator is a
patient educator and advocate, care coordinator, system
navigator, and community ambassador that works to serve as a
gateway to the Rockwood Health System. The Nurse Navigators are
also a support system for the patient and his/her family at the
time of diagnosis, after and through treatment.
- Heidi Richardson, M.D., FACS
- K. Stephen Olson, M.D. FACS
- Paul Myers, M.D., FACS
- Andrew Bright, M.D., FACS
- Mathew Rawlins, M.D. FACS
- Brett Gourley, M.D.
- Kirk Lund, M.D.
- Corliss Newman, M.D.
- Jay Wittenkeller, M.D.
- Meng Zhao, M.D.
- Marie Brenden, ARNP
- Jeanne Robison, ARNP
- Giju Nair, M.D.
- Brad Nelson, M.D., Pharm.D.
- Dirk Sypherd, M.D.
- Jessica Adams, P.A.-C
- Lou Koncz, P.A.-C
Cancer and Blood Specialty Center - DowntownDeaconess Health and Education Center
910 West Fifth Avenue, Suite: 700
(509) 755-5845Map Location
Cancer and Blood Specialty Center - North
309 E. Farwell Road, Suite: 100
(509) 459-1343Map Location
Cancer and Blood Specialty Center - Valley
12410 East Sinto Avenue, Suite: 101
Spokane Valley, WA
(509) 343-0157Map Location
Meng Zhao, M.D.
Meng Zhao, M.D., joined the Rockwood Cancer Treatment Centers in July 2015. She received her medical degree from the Tongji University School of Medicine in Shanghai, China, and her Doctorate in Cell and Molecular Biology from the University of Texas at Austin. While in Austin, Dr. Zhao completed an internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and then went on to study Oncology and Hematology at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, OH. She is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, and is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology and American Medical Association.