Get to know Oncologist Dr. Craig L. Reitz, who serves patients in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Dr. Reitz is a board-certified oncologist who is affiliated with several hospitals that are a part of the Mercy Health network, including Mercy Hospital Oklahoma City and Mercy Hospital Ardmore. His main practice location is Mercy Clinic Oncology and Hematology – Coletta in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Mercy Clinic Oncology and Hematology specializes in diagnosing and treating patients with cancer and blood disorders such as anemia and bleeding or clotting problems. The team of board-certified health professionals working there provide a full range of chemotherapy and immunotherapy services, as well as patient care and family support. They work closely with the patient’s primary care physician and other specialists to develop individualized treatment plans and coordinate all aspects of the patient’s care.
With over 40 years of experience, Dr. Reitz earned his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine back in 1979. He then went on to complete his residency in internal medicine at University Hospital & Clinics, followed by his fellowship in oncology and hematology at the same educational venue.
Following his training, he became board-certified in both internal medicine and medical oncology by the American Board of Internal Medicine, a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.
Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. A medical professional who practices oncology is an oncologist. An oncologist is a doctor who treats cancer and provides medical care for a person diagnosed with cancer. They lead a cancer treatment team of various healthcare professionals, treat patients with radiation therapy, coordinate treatment plans and prescribe various types of treatment, including chemotherapy and immunotherapy, as well as assist patients with pain management.
For his vast expertise in the field of oncology, Dr. Reitz has been honored with several awards and recognitions, including Compassionate Doctor Recognition in 2016, On-Time Doctor Award in 2016 and 2017, and Patients’ Choice Award in 2016 and 2017.
Learn more about Dr. Craig L. Reitz:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/152958-Craig-Reitz-Hematologist-Oncologist or through Mercy, https://www.mercy.net/doctor/craig-lee-reitz-md/
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