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KishHealth System Announces Changes at DeKalb Cancer Center

Kishwaukee Hospital Cancer Center May 19, 2016


DEKALB, IL – Two new physicians are joining the KishHealth System Cancer Center, part of Northwestern Medicine, in DeKalb and Rochelle.

Robert Bayer, MD, hematologist and oncologist, is moving his practice to KishHealth System Cancer Center from the Northwestern Medicine Cancer Center Delnor, in Geneva. Dr. Bayer is a member of the Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group. He has been in practice for more than 24 years and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology, and medical oncology. Dr. Bayer will begin seeing patients in DeKalb on June 13.

Alan Wan, DO, hematologist and oncologist, will also begin practicing at KishHealth System Cancer Center, beginning on July 22. Dr. Wan will see patients in the DeKalb and Rochelle locations, and is a member of the Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group.

Effective June 14, Habib Shaikh, DO, will be joining Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group, and moving his practice to the Northwestern Medicine Cancer Center Delnor, in Geneva. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Shaikh, please call 630.232.0610.

The community is invited to a meet-and-greet with Dr. Bayer on Thursday, June 9, from 2 to 3:30 pm at the KishHealth System Cancer Center, 10 Health Services Drive, in DeKalb. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Bayer or Dr. Wan, please call 815.756.5255.

Sabet Siddiqui, MD, has chosen to leave the KishHealth System Cancer Center. Advanced Oncology Nurse Practitioner Jeanne Oelerich will be leaving the area.

The KishHealth System Cancer Center continues to be the area’s only comprehensive cancer center with services including medical and radiation oncology, hematology, participation in clinical trials, social services, massage therapy, nutrition counseling, and support groups. Now, as a member of Northwestern Medicine, KishHealth System will be able to offer enhanced resources to patients, including access to many clinical specialists who are at the forefront of groundbreaking research and scientific discovery. To learn more about KishHealth System, part of Northwestern Medicine, visit Kish Health.