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Chairman of the PHC Department of ...
Chairman of the PHC Department of Surgery and general surgeon Lyda Rojas Carroll, MD, will speak on "Understanding and Dealing with Women's Breast Cancer" while plastic surgeon Mrudangi Thakur, MD, will discuss "Reconstructive Breast Surgery.
Dr. Lyda Rojas, Physician ...
Dr. Lyda Rojas, Physician Liaison for the Commission on Cancer and Chair of the Breast Tumor Board for Putnam Hospital Center, admitted that the new certification was "very special and personal.When the process began a year ago I never dreamed we would have been able to succeed but everyone pulled together and it was amazing how much work we accomplished as a team.Patients now understand that they can be treated 100 percent at our hospital in terms of surgery, chemotherapy and radiation.It means a lot to me personally growing up in this community now being able to offer full cancer care to residents of our wonderful county."Dr. Rojas
said when patients first learn that they are diagnosed with cancer "they are devastated.
Their children are: Dr. Henry Rojas, an internist at Putnam Hospital Center; Alexander Rojas, an attorney in New York City and member of the Putnam Hospital Foundation Board; Dr. Lyda Rojas Carroll, a general surgeon at Putnam Hospital Center; Patricia Rojas Wassil, a parole officer in New York City; and Marcela Rojas, a reporter with The Journal News.
Putnam Hospital Center
Dr. Rojas Carroll, who has a significant interest in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with malignant diseases, is a member of the multidisciplinary cancer committee at Putnam Hospital Center.As a Cancer Liaison Physician, Dr. Rojas Carroll, who is affiliated with Putnam Surgical Associates in Carmel, will be responsible for spearheading CoC initiatives within Putnam Hospital Center's cancer program; collaborating with local agencies such as the American Cancer Society; and facilitating quality improvement initiatives utilizing data submitted to the CoC's National Cancer Database.Dr. Rojas Carroll is a board certified surgeon and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Putnam Hospital Center
Putnam Hospital Center general surgeon Lyda Rojas Carroll, MD, of Carmel, recently received a three-year appointment as Cancer Liaison Physician for the cancer program at the Carmel hospital.Cancer Liaison Physicians are an integral part of cancer programs approved by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC).She
is among a national network of over 1,600 volunteer physicians who are responsible for providing leadership and direction to establish, maintain and support their facilities' cancer program.