Julio Noriega Joins the Fox Chase Cancer Center Department of Medicine

PHILADELPHIA (August 15, 2018) – Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Julio Noriega, MD, as an assistant professor in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine.

Noriega comes to Fox Chase from the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, where he completed fellowships in both pulmonary medicine and critical care. He is board-certified in internal medicine, and earned his medical degree and completed a residency in internal medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine. Among his many professional achievements, Noriega has presented at several national medical meetings, and has led workshops on clinical best practices in pulmonary and critical care.

“We’re excited to welcome Dr. Noriega,” said David Weinberg, MD, chair of the Department of Medicine at Fox Chase. “His clinical skill and research interests will make him a great addition to the team.”

The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine provides comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services to all patients admitted to the medical and surgical services at Fox Chase Cancer Center. Services include outpatient and inpatient pulmonary and sleep medicine consultations, advanced diagnostic and therapeutic services through the interventional pulmonology program, and critical care support.  The division works comprehensively and collaboratively to ensure that patients receive the best care possible in a personalized and compassionate setting. Diagnosis and treatment services are available to patients with both noncancerous and cancer-related pulmonary conditions that affect the chest and lungs. 

Noriega will begin seeing patients at Fox Chase in August 2018.

Fox Chase Cancer Center (Fox Chase), which includes the Institute for Cancer Research and the American Oncologic Hospital and is a part of Temple Health, is one of the leading comprehensive cancer centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase was also among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1974. Fox Chase is also one of just 10 members of the Alliance of Dedicated Cancer Centers. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are also routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has received the Magnet recognition for excellence five consecutive times. Today, Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach. It is the policy of Fox Chase Cancer Center that there shall be no exclusion from, or participation in, and no one denied the benefits of, the delivery of quality medical care on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, age, ancestry, color, national origin, physical ability, level of education, or source of payment.

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