Fox Chase Cancer Center Welcomes Psychiatrist Suzanne Doubrava

PHILADELPHIA (February 15, 2019) – Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Suzanne Doubrava, MD, who will be joining the Division of Psychiatry within the Department of Medicine.

A board-certified psychiatrist, Doubrava has an interest in psychodynamic psychotherapy with cancer patients. She comes to Fox Chase after several years in private practice.

Doubrava completed her Psycho-Oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center/Weill-Cornell Medical Center in New York. She received her medical degree from Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon.

“Dr. Doubrava is a welcome addition to our team,” said Emmie Chen, MD, director of the Section of Psychiatry at Fox Chase. “Her diverse experience and training in pyscho-oncology make her an ideal fit to serve our patients.”

Doubrava will begin seeing patients at Fox Chase on February 18, 2019.

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 six 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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