Get to know Oncologist Dr. Nagla Abdel Karim, who serves patients in Augusta, Georgia.
A trained professional in the field of oncology, Dr. Karim specializes in the care and treatment of patients with cancer. In practice for over three decades, she is affiliated with Augusta University Medical Center in Georgia.
Alongside her clinical role, she serves as a Professor within the Department of Medicine: Hematology and Oncology & the Department of Center for Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia.
A 1993 graduate of the University of Cairo Faculty of Medicine in Egypt, Dr. Karim relocated to the United States to further her training. She served her residency in internal medicine at Fairview General Hospital in 2006, followed by her fellowship in hematology/oncology at University Hospital – University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 2009.
That same year, she attained board certification in medical oncology through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is 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.
Learn More about Dr. Nagla Abdel Karim:
Through her findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/3318857-Nagla-Abdel-karim-oncologist-Columbus-OH-43201 or through Augusta University, https://www.augusta.edu/faculty/directory/view.php?id=NKARIM
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