LAS VEGAS, Nev. – (Dec. 5, 2012) – 21st Century Oncology – the nation’s premier cancer treatment network and largest radiation therapy provider – announces the addition of a new physician in Las Vegas. We welcome B. Kevin Shamloo, M.D., a medical oncologist, who is now treating patients at 21st Century Oncology’s recently acquired Cancer Consultants location near University Medical Center.
“We are proud to announce this new addition to our Las Vegas practice,” says John Ellerton, M.D., C.M., Medical Oncologist, Hematologist and Medical Director with Cancer Consultants. “Dr. Shamloo has a strong background in medical oncology and will be an asset to our organization. We know he is well equipped to serve the Las Vegas population with his expertise.”
With experience practicing the most up-to-date medical oncology techniques, Dr. Shamloo now brings that knowledge, compassion and skillfulness in cancer care to 21st Century Oncology. Doctor Shamloo’s goal is to provide best evidence-based treatment with a patient-centered approach that is personalized to each individual.
Dr. Shamloo’s latest clinical activities and presentations have focused on his efforts as lead investigator with the University of Maryland’s Center for Drug Safety. He has experience in palliative care for patients with advanced cancers, as well as using his comprehensive expertise in treating all areas of the body.
Dr. Shamloo started his career by earning his medical degree at the Tehran Azad University in Tehran, Iran, then completed a general surgery internship at Saint Agnes Hospital in Baltimore. After completing his residency in internal medicine at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C., Dr. Shamloo completed his fellowship at the University of California, San Diego-Nevada Cancer Institute where he was appointed the Chief Medical Oncology Fellow.
Dr. Shamloo is now accepting new patients and will be practicing at 21st Century Oncology’s Cancer Consultants, located at 501 S. Rancho Dr. in Las Vegas. Cancer Consultants was acquired by 21st Century Oncology in June 2012, adding another group of local physicians to treat patients throughout the Las Vegas Area. Operating multiple community-based locations has been fundamental to the 21st Century Oncology practice for three decades. Our goal is to deliver world-class cancer treatments in a setting where patients can be close to home and surrounded by family and friends.
For more information, visit www.21stCenturyOncology.com or call (702) 384-0808 to make an appointment.
About 21st Century Oncology:
21st Century Oncology is the premier provider of cancer care services across multiple modalities, the largest radiation oncology provider and one of the largest groups of urologists in the U.S. For more than 30 years, 21st Century Oncology has been committed to providing state-of-the-art, academic quality radiation therapy and other cancer treatments in a patient-centric setting focused on continuous innovation. Headquartered in Fort Myers, Florida, the physician-led company operates in 16 states and 7 countries, with a vast network of more than 250 locations, including approximately 100 radiation therapy facilities. 21st Century Oncology employs or is affiliated with over 500 physicians, including radiation oncologists and other cancer-related specialists such as urologists, medical oncologists, hematologists, gynecologic oncologists, surgeons, pathologists and primary care physicians—working together to deliver the most advanced integrated cancer care.