The Cardio-Oncology Center of Excellence at Washington University catalyzes a vibrant collaborative discipline between medical oncology, cardiology, and radiation oncology that is an international leader in both patient care and innovative clinical research.
Mission- Eliminate cardiac disease as a barrier to effective cancer therapy in all of our patients at Washington University School of Medicine
Vision- Create a comprehensive program based on collaboration among clinicians and researchers in Cardiology and Oncology that is dedicated to providing safe completion of cancer therapies and lifetime avoidance of preventable cardiovascular complications related to cancer and the treatments that are involved.
Our multidisciplinary team of expert physicians and nurses includes:
Cardiovascular Providers and Staff:
- Dr. Joshua Mitchell, Director
- Dr. Ronald Krone, Founding Director
- Dr. Jesus Jimenez
- Dr. Andrew Kates
- Dr. Isik Turker
- Dr. Justin Vader
- Molly Rater, Nurse Practitioner FNP
- Ann Mahoney, BSN, RN, Clinical Nurse Coordinator
- Kinsey Walker, BSN, RN, Clinical Nurse Coordinator
- Aleana Evans, Administrative Coordinator
The Cardio-Oncology Center of Excellence at Washington University School of Medicine works closely with the Siteman Cancer Center Physicians to provide expertise in diagnostic testing, medical management, and interventional and surgical procedures for cancer patients.
The Cardio-Oncology Center of Excellence at Washington University is unique because of it brings together cardiologists, oncologists, basic, translational, and clinical researchers who work together in promoting the cardiovascular health in patients with active cancer or survivors. Collaboration among investigators who have diverse expertise at Washington University and with other investigators worldwide allow for clinical research as an ongoing component of patient care. At Washington University, the Center for Cardiovascular Research is coordinating with the team of Cardio-Oncology physicians to examine underlying cardiac mechanisms affected by cancer treatments and develop biomarkers that may improve patient outcomes by employing ongoing evaluation and cardiac interventions. In this way, Cardio-Oncology at Washington University is striving to be the leader in defining cardiovascular care for cancer patients.
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Referring Physicians: 314-362-1291
Patients: 314-362-1291 or 888-210-8375