Samuel N. Ofori, MD, a Hematologist-Oncologist with SGMC Pearlman Cancer Center

Get to know Hematologist-Oncologist Dr. Samuel N. Ofori, who serves patients in Valdosta, Georgia.

A board-certified hematologist-oncologist, Dr. Ofori is affiliated with SGMC Pearlman Cancer Center, joining their staff in 2009. He specializes in renal neoplasms and resection, blood disorders, and skeletal system neoplasms.

SGMC Pearlman Cancer Center provides quality cancer care close to home. Their affiliated oncologists and specially-trained staff are committed to providing the timely, efficient and effective cancer care patients and their families wish to receive. They collaborate openly to create highly-specialized and individualized treatment plans. Their goal is to offer patients the best chances of beating cancer.

Beginning his professional pursuits at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Dr. Ofori went on to further his training by completing his residency in internal medicine and his fellowship in hematology/oncology at the John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County in 2004 and 2009, respectively. During his training, he won multiple academic achievement awards.

Subsequent to his education, the doctor attained board certification in hematology, medical oncology, and internal medicine 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.

Keenly interested in clinical trials, he works with the Southwest Oncology Group and ACORN to bring advanced cancer trials to his patients.

Hematology is the branch of medicine concerned with the study of the cause, prognosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases related to blood. Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. A hematologist-oncologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of cancer, malignant blood diseases such as leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma, and blood disorders such as iron-deficiency anemia, clotting abnormalities, hemophilia, and sickle-cell disease.

An authority in his field, Dr. Ofori has been the recipient of the Patients’ Choice Award (2009, 2008).

When he is not working, he likes to visit the golf course for a good round. To relax, he enjoys the soulful sounds of jazz music. His favorite meal would have to include seafood.

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