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About Dr. Robert Brooks
Dr. Robert Brooks, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Tucson, AZ. He has 36 years of experience. His specialties include Hematology and Oncology, Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. Dr. Brooks is affiliated with Carondelet St Mary's Hospital, Carondelet St Joseph's Hospital Tucson and Northwest Medical Center - Tucson. He speaks English.
Dr. Robert Brooks has the following 3 specialties
- Hematology and Oncology
An Oncologist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of different cancers. This physician has extensive knowledge of the different signs and symptoms of cancer, as well as the various methods of treatment.
Oncologists diagnose cancer through methods such as biopsy, endoscopy, X-ray, blood tests, ultrasound, and different forms of nuclear medicine. They treat cancer through surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormone therapy, or antibody treatments.
If it is determined that a cancer cannot successfully be treated, oncologists then focus on providing palliative care, the use of pain medication to make a dying person more comfortable.
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
- Medical Oncology
Think of an oncologist as your main physician for cancer care. After being diagnosed, you’ll meet regularly with an oncologist to explore and manage your treatment options, as well as monitor your condition throughout the process. Medical oncologists are extremely knowledgeable in various types of cancer treatment and can recommend the right method for the type and stage of cancer you’re facing.
They may also refer you to additional specialists throughout your care, but they will always be your home base for questions and support. It’s also worth mentioning that medical oncologists deal mostly with solid tumors while hematologists specialize in cancers that involve blood disorders, such as leukemia.
Dr. Robert Brooks has the following 3 expertise
- Breast Cancer
- Metastatic Breast Cancer
Dr. Robert Brooks has 2 board certified specialties
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Dr. Robert Brooks is Board Certified in 2 specialties
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Unprofessional. This doctor seems to lure his patients during the first visit, then after wards, I was never given a chance to have the doctor for any future visits, but his assistants. Amazingly, my insurance was billing me for doctor visits, when I was seeing nobody there but a physician assistant and nurse. Truly, a waste of time for those who are serious about their patients and monitoring their care. Wouldn't recommend him or his facility which took one hour before calling my name! Luckily, I am no longer a patient here and have connected with the right oncologist who I am satisfied we at the present time and nearby my home.
Dr. Brooks is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Carondelet St Mary's Hospital
Carondelet St Joseph's Hospital Tucson
Northwest Medical Center - Tucson
Carondelet St. Joseph`s
Carondelet St Josephs Hospital
Carondelet St Marys Hospital and Health Center
36 Years Experience
University Of Arizona College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1977
University Medical Center
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Locations & Directions2625 N Craycroft Rd, Tucson, AZ
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