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Date:
11/14/2012
Title:
Sacred Heart Welcomes Tamam Habib, M.D.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 14, 2012

Abby Barlok

Publications Specialist

610-776-4590

abarlok@shh.org

Sacred Heart HealthCare System Welcomes Tamam Habib, M.D.

ALLENTOWN, PA - Sacred Heart Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Tamam Habib, M.D. has joined the organization as a Hematologist/Oncologist. With the addition of Dr. Habib, Sacred Heart continues to grow the services of Oncology to address the needs of its patients and the community which it serves.

Dr. Habib received his medical degree at the University of Hamburg, School of Medicine in Germany. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Pinnacle Health Hospital in Harrisburg, PA, where he served as Chief Resident in his final year. Dr. Habib then went on to complete his fellowship through Penn State University at Hershey Medical Center.

Dr. Habib worked in private practice as a Hematology Oncologist in Reading, PA and at Frisbie Memorial Hospital in Rochester, New Hampshire. Dr. Habib has experience in treating and developing care plans for all types of cancer.

Dr. Habib is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Hematology. He has been published in various fields of research and studies and he has presented at national and regional conferences.  Dr. Habib speaks fluent Arabic and German. He enjoys the outdoors and physical fitness. 

Dr. Habib is now accepting new patients. His office is located at the Center for Cancer Care in the 325 N. 5th Street Medical Office Building in Allentown. His office phone number is (610) 776-4674.

Sacred Heart HealthCare System welcomes Dr. Habib!

ABOUT SACRED HEART HOSPITAL

Sacred Heart Hospital is a 215-bed Catholic medical center located in central Allentown, Pa. Founded in 1912, Sacred Heart Hospital offers a wide range of advanced medical services ranging from obstetrics to bariatric surgery, vascular surgery, cardiology, rehabilitation and behavioral health.services. A network of physician practices throughout Lehigh and Northampton Counties provide complete primary and pediatric medical care to the region’s residents. Sacred Heart Hospital is nationally recognized in case management, as a Center of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery, and its Transitional Care Facility was granted a Five-Star rating by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Sacred Heart Hospital earned Primary Stroke Center certification from The Joint Commission as well as the Silver Plus Performance Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines–Stroke program. Additional information is available at www.shh.org.