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Radiation Oncology

 
John W. Devine, MD
School: University of Florida
Internship: University of Florida, Radiation Therapy
Residency: University of Florida, Radiation Therapy

Board Certifications:

American Board of Radiology- Therapeutic Radiology
Hyperbaric Medicine

Founder and Committee Member of the Partnership Cancer Fund
  Dr. Devine joined the SGMC Medical Staff in 1985. His progressive Radiation Oncology Practice at Pearlman is one of 21 in Georgia accredited by the American College of Radiology. Dr. Devine’s practice has been continually accredited by ACR for over three decades. His leadership and forward thinking has shaped the program provided today.

Medical Oncology

 
Samuel Ofori, MD
School: School of Medical Sciences
University of Science and Technology
Thomas Jefferson Medical College
Residency: John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago
Fellowship: John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago

Board Certifications:
American Board of Internal Medicine - Hematology
American Board of Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology
American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine

  Dr. Ofori joined the SGMC Medical Staff in 2009. He came to Pearlman upon completing his Hematology/Oncology residency in Chicago. Dr. Ofori won multiple academic achievement awards during his training and is keenly interested in clinical trials and works with the Southwest Oncology Group and ACORN to bring advanced cancer trials to his patients.
 
 
Luke Stapleton, MD
School: University of Tennessee Medical Center
Internship: Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Residency: Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Fellowship: Brooke Army Medical Center

Board Certifications:
American Board of Internal Medicine- Medical Oncology
American Board of Internal Medicine- Internal Medicine 
  Dr. Stapleton joined the SGMC Medical Staff in 2016. He fulfilled a distinguished military career working his way up from an Army Medical Corp Hematologist/Oncologist to the Deputy Commander for Clinical Services for the Southeast Regional Command. He concluded his Federal Service by serving as the Chief Medical Officer of the VA Southeast Network and then the Chief of Hematology/Oncology at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center.
 
 
Savita Bidyasar, MD

School: Sampurna Nand Medical College in India
Residency: University of Texas Medical Branch of Galveston
Fellowship: Medical College of Georgia
Research: MD Anderson Cancer Center, Emory University

Board Certifications:
American Board of Internal Medicine- Hematology
American Board of Internal Medicine- Medical Oncology
American Board of Internal Medicine- Internal Medicine 
  Dr. Bidyasar joined the SGMC Medical Staff in 2017. She, too, worked as a Hematologist/Medical Oncologist at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center in Augusta. Dr. Bidyasar conducted research at the prestigious MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas and contributed content for numerous national and international medical publications. She is excited to relocate to Valdosta.
 
 
Jack (Jianfeng) Wang,
MD, PhD

School: China Medical University in Shenyang, China
Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
Residencies: Mount Auburn Hospital, Harvard Medical School Research Fellow: Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School Clinical Fellow: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Board Certifications:

American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine

  Dr. Wang joined the SGMC Medical Staff in 2017. He originally practiced hematology/oncology in China where he was awarded two National Institutes of Health research grants that brought him to the US. After relocating, Dr. Wang retrained in hematology/medical oncology and continued to conduct academic research. Dr. Wang is very interested in cancer immunotherapies and applying new scientific study to everyday medical practice.