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University of Iowa News Release

Oct. 14, 2004

UI Cancer Physician To Offer Outreach Service In Fairfield

A cancer specialist from University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics will hold an outreach consultation clinic in Fairfield on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.

Elias Hazzi, M.D., a hematologist/oncologist, will staff the clinic at Jefferson County Hospital. Hazzi received his medical degree from the University of Damascus in Damascus, Syria in 1989. He served a three-year internal medicine residency at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, New York, including a one-year term as chief resident in 1999. Hazzi also completed a fellowship in hematology/oncology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine Program in New York, N.Y. from 2000 to 2003.

Hazzi is board-certified in both internal medicine and hematology/oncology. He specializes in hematology and oncology diseases and conducts research in breast and gastrointestinal tumors.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call toll free 877-891-5350.

University of Iowa Health Care describes the partnership between the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and UI Hospitals and Clinics and the patient care, medical education and research programs and services they provide. Visit UI Health Care online at http://www.uihealthcare.com.

STORY SOURCE: Joint Office for Marketing and Communications, University of Iowa Health Care, 200 Hawkins Drive, Room E110 GH, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1009

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