Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) recently welcomed Carmen Pisc, MD, and Gino Bottino, MD, both board-certified and fellowship-trained medical oncologists, to the Rose Bove LaRose Cancer Center at Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam.
“We are thrilled to add Drs. Pisc and Bottino to our cancer care team at Day Kimball Hospital,” said Cheryl Petrarca, DKH Director of Surgical Services, Cancer Services and Maternal Child Health. “These cancer experts join our incredible team of oncology-certified nurses, a patient navigator, registered dieticians, and on-site pharmacists. This combination of skilled expertise all in one place makes it possible for patients to receive the specialized and compassionate care they have grown to rely on from Day Kimball.”
Carmen Pisc, MD has been appointed as the medical director of hematology/oncology for the Cancer Center. Board-certified in hematology and oncology, Dr. Pisc brings more than 30 years of experience to Day Kimball, specializing in breast and ovarian cancer. She most recently practiced as a medical hematologist/oncologist at Beebe Healthcare, Rehoboth Beach, DE.
Dr. Pisc earned her medical degree from Carol Davila Medical School, Bucharest, Romania in 1988. She completed her residency in internal medicine in 2001 at UMass Memorial Health Care Memorial Campus, Worcester, MA and received an additional three years of clinical training as a fellow in hematology/oncology at UMass Memorial Health Care University Campus. Dr. Pisc is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology, and is an associate member of the American College of Physicians.
Gino Bottino, MD received his medical degree from New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY in 1977. His professional medical career began with his internal medicine and hematology training at Montefiore Hospital, The Bronx, NY.
Dr. Bottino has held clinical academic appointments at the University of Arizona School of Medicine; New York Medical College; American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer; Strang Cancer Prevention Clinic in NY; VA Medical Center, Manhattan; and NYU Medical Center. He is credited with 22 peer-reviewed publications and is certified in oncology, hematology, and internal medicine. Prior to joining DKH, Dr. Bottino cared for patients at the Oncology Institute for Hope and Innovation, Tucson, AZ. His professional interests include medical ethics, thrombotic disorders, lung cancer, and colon cancer.
The hematology/oncology unit at the Rose Bove LaRose Cancer Center at Day Kimball Hospital brings together a group of specialists and medical services to provide comprehensive cancer diagnosis and treatment right here in Northeast Connecticut. DKH’s national accredited Cancer Care program exceeds the standards established by the Commission on Cancer.
Both Drs. Pisc and Bottino are accepting new patients by referral and look forward to working closely with their patients to provide patient-centered, quality cancer care. To schedule an appointment, call 860-963-6425.
PHOTO CAPTION: Day Kimball Healthcare is proud to welcome cancer experts Carmen Pisc, MD, (left), and Gino Bottino, MD, (right), pictured here with Phyllis Kelliher, RN, MSN, OCN, FNP-BC, (center), to its nationally accredited Cancer Care program at the Rose Bove LaRose Cancer Center at Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam.