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October 15, 2014

Hematologist Oncologist Joins ThedaCare

ThedaCare welcomes Vijay Chaudhary, MD, MPH, a board-certified hematologist and oncologist at Appleton Medical Center and Theda Clark Medical Center.

Vijay Chaudhary, MD, MPH, to Practice in Appleton and Neenah

ThedaCare welcomes Vijay Chaudhary, MD, MPH, a board-certified hematologist and oncologist at Appleton Medical Center and Theda Clark Medical Center.

Dr. Chaudhary earned his medical degree from the University College of Medical Sciences at the University of Delhi in India. He completed residency training in internal medicine at the University of North Dakota and a fellowship program in hematology and oncology at Michigan State University. Dr. Chaudhary has special interest in the field of immuno-oncology and how the immune system can work to fight cancer. His professional affiliations include the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology and the American Medical Association.

When he’s not working, Dr. Chaudhary makes family time a priority. He stays active by running, playing tennis and sailing. He also enjoys watching sports.

Appleton Medical Center is a 160-bed acute care hospital that opened in 1958. In addition to general medical and surgical care, services include the Appleton Heart Institute, which was the first and most advanced cardiac care program to be established north of Madison and Milwaukee more than 30 years ago. Other specialized services include a fully staffed emergency department, birthing services, the Groth Surgery Center, and ThedaCare Cancer Care. Appleton Medical Center is an accredited Chest Pain Center by the national Society of Chest Pain Centers.

Theda Clark Medical Center is a 166-bed acute care hospital founded in 1909. In addition to general medical and surgical care, specialized services include a birth center, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin-Fox Valley, including a regional neonatal intensive care unit serving eight counties, and the Aylward Outpatient Surgery Center. Theda Clark is the region’s only American College of Surgeons Verified Level II Trauma Center, which includes ThedaStar Air Medical Helicopter. Theda Clark Medical Center also offers comprehensive neuroscience care and the Theda Clark Stroke Center was the first stroke center in Northeast Wisconsin to be certified as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission for Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). The hospital also has the area’s most advanced inpatient rehabilitation facility. The Bariatric Program at Theda Clark, along with Midwest Bariatric Solutions and its surgeons, have jointly received two Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designations by the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Bariatric Surgery.

ThedaCare™ is a community health system consisting of seven hospitals: Appleton Medical Center, Theda Clark Medical Center, ThedaCare Medical Center-New London, Shawano Medical Center, Berlin Memorial Hospital, Wild Rose Community Memorial Hospital and Riverside Medical Center in Waupaca. ThedaCare also includes ThedaCare Physicians, ThedaCare Behavioral Health, and ThedaCare at Home. ThedaCare is one of the largest employers in Northeast Wisconsin with more than 6,175 employees, with the CHN and Wild Rose employees joining ThedaCare in January 2015. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.