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Radiation Oncologist Joins Metro Health

Posted: May 5, 2009

Bott-Kothari In a move that will expand services at its new Cancer Center in Metro Health Village, Metro Health Hospital today announced that radiation oncologist Terri Bott-Kothari, M.D., has joined its staff.

The Wyoming acute-care hospital said that Bott-Kothari, who is board certified, will provide radiation oncology services at Metro Health’s Cancer Center located at 5950 Metro Way. She holds a dual appointment with the University of Michigan Department of Radiation Oncology, which has partnered with Metro Health to offer comprehensive cancer care to West Michigan patients in a peaceful, therapeutic environment.

The center, which opened in 2008, offers primary cancer care, hematology services, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, a cancer library and related services.

"Dr. Bott-Kothari’s credentials are a fine addition to our excellent oncology team and will help us further expand services at Metro’s new Cancer Center while continuing to deliver the exceptional quality of care for which Metro has become known," said Mike Faas, president and CEO of Metro Health. "Her extensive knowledge of cancer treatment and standing as a board-certified radiation oncologist helps reinforce our goal of providing our patients with access to world-class cancer expertise and care."

Prior to joining Metro Health, Bott-Kothari was on staff at Spectrum Health’s radiation oncology department. She as a responsible investigator in radiation oncology for the children’s oncology group at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital.

Bott-Kothari holds her medical doctorate from Wayne State University. Her post-doctoral work includes chief resident at University Hospital of Cincinnati. She also holds a bachelor of science degree in biomedical science from Grand Valley State University.

Bott-Kothari is a member of the American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, the American Medical Association, the Michigan State Medical Society and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. She is also a clinical assistant professor in the department of radiology at Michigan State University and medical advisor of the radiation therapy program at Grand Valley State University.

She and her husband, Sandip, reside in Jenison with their four children.

Contact: Ellen Bristol, Metro Health Hospital (616) 252-5033
or Mary Ann Sabo, Sabo Public Relations (616)485-1432.



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