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Date Published: Monday, October 16, 2023
Date Updated: Monday, October 16, 2023

Good Samaritan Hospital Adds Hematologist-Oncologist Carrie Brooke Wasserman, MD, to Bobbi Lewis Cancer Program

Prior to joining Good Samaritan Hospital, Dr. Wasserman served as the Interim Chief of Hematology/Oncology at One Brooklyn Health

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SUFFERN, N.Y. (October 16, 2023) –– Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), announced that hematologist/oncologist Carrie Brooke Wasserman, MD, has been named Associate Director of the Bobbi Lewis Cancer Program.

“Dr. Wasserman is a highly-experienced specialist who will strengthen the oncology services at Good Samaritan Hospital,” said Mary P. Leahy, MD, MHA, CEO of Bon Secours Charity Health System/Good Samaritan Hospital. “With her impressive credentials, she will make an impact on the care we offer to our patients.”

Prior to joining Good Samaritan Hospital, Dr. Wasserman served as the Interim Chief of Hematology/Oncology at One Brooklyn Health (OBH) where she was also a core faculty member for the fellowship program. Dr. Wasserman was the OBH site principal for several phase three clinical trials. She has held attending positions at Brooklyn Hospital Center, an affiliate of Mt. Sinai Health System and the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center. Dr. Wasserman is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at St. George’s University of Medicine. 

Dr. Wasserman received her medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine, following a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University. She completed an internal medicine residency at Lenox Hill Hospital/NYU School of Medicine and was a hematology/oncology fellow at St. Luke’s Roosevelt/Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Wasserman is board-certified in internal medicine and medical oncology.

Compassionate Cancer Care

The Bobbi Lewis Cancer Program, accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons, is staffed by a team of dedicated, board-certified oncologists, surgeons and radiologists who care for patients in a comfortable and caring environment with the latest medical technologies.

Cancer care specialty areas include cancers of the breast, lung, bladder, kidney, thyroid, prostate, head and neck and brain, as well as lymphomas, myeloma, colorectal cancer and other cancers of the gastrointestinal tract, gynecologic cancers and melanoma. For breast cancer patients, genetic screening and counseling, and a support group are also offered.

Dr. Wasserman is seeing new patients at Good Samaritan Hospital at 255 Lafayette Avenue in Suffern, N.Y. Call 845.368.8500 to schedule an appointment.

For more information about cancer services offered by WMCHealth’s Good Samaritan Hospital, visit Good Samaritan Cancer Care.

About Westchester Medical Center Health Network
The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is a 1,700-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with nine hospitals on seven campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 13,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. The Network has Level I (adult and pediatric), Level II and Level III trauma centers, the region’s only acute care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, Comprehensive and Primary Stroke Centers, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, home-care services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State. Today, WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated health care in the Hudson Valley. For more information about WMCHealth, visit WMCHealth.org or follow WMCHealth on Facebook.com/WMCHealth or Instagram.com/WMCHealth.