HARRISBURG, Pa. (February 14, 2017) -- PinnacleHealth Cancer Institute welcomes Rodney Jamil, MD, to the hematology/oncology team. Dr. Jamil is board certified in internal medicine and hematology and medical oncology and is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, the Kidney Cancer Association and the American Swiss Foundation.

Dr. Jamil completed medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine and a fellowship in hematology/oncology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, in Boston. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Tufts-New England Medical Center in Boston. He is also fluent in Arabic.

PinnacleHealth medical oncology staff work collaboratively with surgeons and radiation oncologists to develop the best individual treatment plans. Oncology services, including infusion, chemotherapy, hormone therapy and immunotherapy are offered at locations on the east and west shores.

Dr. Jamil sees patients at the PinnacleHealth Cancer Center on the Community Campus, 4300 Londonderry Road in Harrisburg. Call (717) 724-6740 to schedule appointments or for more information visit www.pinnaclehealth.org/cancer.

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PinnacleHealth System has been a leading provider of inpatient and outpatient healthcare services in central Pennsylvania since 1873. The 636-bed system has three acute care hospitals (Community General Osteopathic, Harrisburg and West Shore Hospitals) on four campuses (Community, Harrisburg, Polyclinic and West Shore) serving a five-county service area and supporting rural hospitals through affiliations and telehealth services. PinnacleHealth pursues innovative treatment options for the region through cardiac and cancer clinical trials, while offering convenient community services including medical home-certified primary care, urgent care, Magnet-recognized nursing excellence, emergency services, imaging, high-volume maternity care and a level III NICU, and workplace-based wellness services. PinnacleHealth includes a CardioVascular Institute and Cancer Institute, as well as a Bone and Joint Institute, Neurosurgery and Neurosciences Institute, and Spine Care Center that combine a multi-disciplinary approach to comprehensive spine, bone, joint, orthopedic and sports medicine services. PinnacleHealth is recognized for high-quality care with national and regional recognitions for volumes, outcomes and safety. For more information, visit pinnaclehealth.org.