Meriter Oncology/Hematology 202 S. Park Street Madison, WI 53715 Telephone: (608) 417-6433 Location: Meriter Hospital - 8 Atrium
UW Health Oncology/Hematology 1 S. Park Street, 4th Floor Madison, WI 53715 Telephone: (608) 287-2552 After-hours Care: Access to physician available through (608) 287-2552
Comfort of Home, Care of Meriter - Meriter's State-of-the-Art Oncology Unit
Meriter Hospital is proud of its state-of-the-art Oncology Unit, which opened in late 2008. The unit's patient-focused design offers:
15 private inpatient rooms, each has a bathroom with a shower and a sleeper sofa for a family member or friend
An air-flow handling system designed specifically for infection control
Expanded outpatient treatment area
More space for family members to be part of the care experience
Family lounge, resource library and consultation rooms
Meriter Foundation played a major role in financing the $5 million unit. The Foundation's focus was to improve the care environment for cancer patients and their families.
Our Medical Staff
Our staff includes:
A licensed practical nurse
A certified nurse practitioner
Palliative care specialists
A clinic manager
Each member of our team is committed to meeting the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of our patients. Our staff is dedicated to guiding each family through the phases of diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and follow-up care.
Our physicians collaborate with each patient's primary care physician to provide individualized treatment. In addition, our physicians provide outreach services in Beaver Dam and Monroe. By collaborating with primary care physicians in these areas, we give patients the option of receiving a majority of their care close to home. For more information about our outreach services, please call:
Beaver Dam Community Hospital - (920) 887-4044
Monroe Clinic - (608) 324-2247
Research and Clinical Research
In an effort to combat and cure cancer and advance scientific knowledge, our center participates in many national research studies. Our physicians are members of ECOG, a national cooperative research group that provides the latest treatment options for people with cancer. For a detailed listing of the cancer clinical research please contact our clinic.
Cancer Risk Assessment & Prevention Clinic
In association with Meriter Genetic Services, an oncologist and nurse practitioner can work with you to determine your risk of developing cancer and chart the best course for prevention. For more information about this clinic or to set up an appointment, please call (608) 287-2552.
Meriter and Physicians Plus are partners in your health