UPMC Cancer Center welcomes new oncologist

WILLIAMSPORT — Dr. Onyekachi Ogbonna has joined the Medical Oncology team at UPMC Susquehanna Cancer Center.

He joins Doctors Charles Agbemabiese, Ajay Kumar, Warren Robinson, Edward Wyshock, Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners Laura Balmer and Leslie Erdman, and Physician Assistant Abigail Gesselman.

Dr. Ogbonna received his doctorate of medicine at Howard University College of Medicine (Washington, D.C.) and completed his residency at Tufts Medical Center (Boston, Mass.). He completed his fellowship at Howard University Hospital (Washington, D.C.).

He is board certified in hematology, medical oncology, and internal medicine providing him with the expertise necessary to care for patients from initial diagnosis to treatment and beyond.

“UPMC Susquehanna has a gentle, nurturing environment that complements my approach to treating cancer,” Dr. Ogbonna commented. “All patients are different, as are their diagnoses. It is important that I customize a treatment plan that suits the specific needs of my patients. From treatment and cancer education, to finding a source of support — I am here to listen and guide them along the way.”

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Ogbonna, call 570-326-8470.