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Martin-O’Neil Cancer Center Welcomes Dr. Tyler Y. Kang, Oncologist & Hematologist

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October 29, 2019 (St. Helena, Calif.) – Adventist Health St. Helena proudly welcomes board-certified medical oncologist and hematologist Tyler Y. Kang, MD, to the physician team at the Martin-O’Neil Cancer Center.

Dr. Kang is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in medical oncology and hematology and has a special interest in brain cancer, lung cancer, genitourinary cancer and head and neck cancer. Dr. Kang joins a team of specialty physicians at the Martin-O’Neil Cancer Center that includes medical oncologist and medical director Ari Umutyan, MD; medical oncologist and hematologist Ethan Schram, MD; and radiation oncologists Stephen Banks, MD, and David Tate, MD.

In addition to providing care to patients, Dr. Kang will serve as physician leader for the Center’s clinical trials program, which is affiliated with the University of California San Francisco, a National Cancer Institute clinical trials site. He will work closely with the Martin-O’Neil Cancer Center research team to identify new trials to make available to patients and act as primary investigator on all open trials, ensuring they meet all regulatory requirements.

“Dr. Kang is highly respected for his expertise, acumen and dedication to his patients,” says Steven Herber, MD, president of Adventist Health St. Helena. “With the addition of Dr. Kang to the physician team at the Martin-O’Neil Cancer Center, we are delighted to expand access to advanced oncology services in the Napa Valley and to bring the skills of this talented physician to our community.”

Dr. Kang is a graduate of the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine internship and residency at the University of Southern California Medical Center in Los Angeles. He later completed an oncology and hematology fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He began his cancer care practice in 2008 with East Bay Medical Oncology-Hematology Associates and has been named a Top Doctor in the Bay Area by San Francisco Magazine for multiple years.

“Compassion in patient care, truth in diagnosis, and integrity in all parts of the treatment process is something I strive for every day,” says Dr. Kang. “My pledge to my patients is to provide them with the highest quality medical care in a manner in sync with their own beliefs. The ultimate goal: treat the disease and heal the soul.”

In addition to conducting and publishing research, giving presentations and active membership in professional societies, Dr. Kang enjoys spending time reading, golfing, sailing, snowboarding, playing tennis and traveling.

Dr. Kang is accepting new patients at the Martin-O’Neil Cancer Center at the Adventist Health St. Helena Medical Center at 10 Woodland Rd. in St. Helena. He will also see patients at Adventist Health Medical Offices in Napa and Hidden Valley Lake. For more information, please call (707) 967-5721.