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ALUMNI: Surgeon Performs Successful Breast Cancer Operation

October 07, 2016

Photo: Courtesy of The Monett Times

Photo: Courtesy of The Monett Times

Ross Alumnus Armin Kamyab, MD, is featured in The Monett Times for successfully completing a double mastectomy on a Missouri patient who is now cancer-free. Dr. Kamyab's patient noted how she was “impressed” by his care and “comfortable with him from day one.”

Read the full story and note the common warning signs for breast cancer below:

Signs and Symptoms of Breast Cancer by the American Cancer Society

The most common symptom of breast cancer is a new lump or mass. A painless, hard mass that has irregular edges is more likely to be cancerous, but breast cancers can be tender, soft, or rounded. They can even be painful. For this reason, it is important to have any new breast mass or lump or breast change checked by a health care professional experienced in diagnosing breast diseases.  
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More Background on Dr. Armin Kamyab, MD


Read this previous story about Dr. Kamyab when he was chief resident in the surgery department at Providence Hospital in Michigan.

Armin Kamyab, MD, a fifth year general surgery resident at Providence Hospital in Southfield, Mich. deals with stressful situations on a daily basis. As chief resident, he not only manages complex cases, but also has responsibility for helping other surgical residents develop their skills in the operating room. On his most stressful days he draws upon his experience as a medical student at Ross. More

 

 

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Where Are These Five RUSM Graduates in Their Careers?

October 07, 2014

Neurology. Oncology. Surgery. Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) graduates are practicing worldwide in virtually every specialty, and each week brings us a mixture of excitement and pride as we hear word of our graduates’ career achievements. From Texas to Canada, here’s the latest on what’s happening with our graduates, as of the first week of October.

Leopoldo M. Basilico, MD, Class of 2010, has joined the staff of Maury Regional Medical Center, Columbia, Tennessee, as a hospital medicine physician. A specialist in internal medicine and pediatrics, Dr. Basilico completed his internship and his residency in internal medicine/pediatrics at the University of Illinois, Peoria.

Sacha De Souza, MD, Class of 2009, has taken a position with the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance in Alberta, Canada as a pediatrician. Before coming to Chatham-Kent, Dr. De Souza worked at University of Alberta, Stollery Children’s Hospital. She completed her residency training in pediatrics at the University at Buffalo, New York.

Armin Kamyab, MD, Class of 2008, has taken a post as general surgeon at Cox Monett Hospital, Monett, Missouri. Dr. Kamyab completed a transitional-year internship at the Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education in 2009, and then completed a surgical residency at Providence Hospital and Medical Centers, Michigan, in 2014.

Toby Yaltho, MD, Class of 2002, has taken a position with Methodist Sugar Land Neurology Associates in Texas. Dr. Yaltho completed an internship in internal medicine, a residency in neurology, and a fellowship in neurophysiology all at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. He later completed a fellowship in movement disorders at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston, followed by a second year at Baylor College of Medicine, also in Houston.

Eldad Bialecki, MD, Class of 1999, recently joined the staff of Esse Health Digestive Disease Specialists, Hazelwood, Missouri, where he will treat patients with abdominal and intestinal disease. Dr. Bialecki has expertise in colon cancer prevention and colonoscopy. His internal medicine residency training was at MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Bialecki is board-certified in both internal medicine and gastroenterology. 

 

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Dr. Tim Hoang (Class of 2007) joins family medicine group in St. Louis

May 15, 2014

Congratulations to Dr. Tim Hoang, a 2007 alumnus of Ross University School of Medicine, who has joined Esse Health, a physician group in the St. Louis area of Missouri. Dr. Hoang is a Board-certified family medicine physician with a special interest in caring for families. He completed his residency training in family medicine at Providence Hospital in Southfield, Michigan. 

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