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Mercy Philadelphia Hospital

501 S 54th St
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Phone: (215) 748-9000
Website: www.mercyhealth.org/mercyhospital/

Founded in 1918 by the Sisters of Mercy, and a member of Mercy Health System, Mercy Hospital of Philadelphia was known as Misericordia Hospital until 1997. A 286-bed acute-care, community teaching hospital, Mercy Hospital of Philadelphia has been recognized for excellence in serving the needs of the West and Southwest Philadelphia community.

Mercy Philadelphia Hospitalís Iris V. Henderson Cancer Center offers holistic, comprehensive cancer care along with a variety of programs designed to meet the needs of our patients during and after treatment.

The Iris V. Henderson Cancer Center is equipped with a Philips SL25 linear acceleration system and simulator, currently one of the most advanced radiation therapy systems available. When a cancer diagnosis is made, a team of medical, surgical and radiation oncologists work with the primary care physician and develop the best possible treatment plan. Treatments available include the latest approved protocols for chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery.

For additional information, or to schedule a consultation with Mercy Hospital of Philadelphia Iris V. Henderson Cancer Center staff, please call (215) 748-9360. For referral to a Mercy Hospital of Philadelphia oncologist, please call 1-877-GO-MERCY.

Cancer Support and Education Programs:

  • Man-to-Man Prostate Cancer Support Group
  • Breast Cancer Survivors Group
  • General Cancer Support Group
  • Look Good Feel Better Program (for women preparing for cancer treatment)

For more information on support groups and programs, please call (215) 748-9439.

Contacts

Medical Oncology   Jean Marie Kane, DO    (215) 748-9530
Medical Oncology    Michael Rachshtut, MD   (215) 748-9530
Radiation Oncology    C. Jules Rominger, MD    (215) 748-9530
Radiation Oncology    Richard Stabile, MD    (215) 748-9530
Cancer Care Coordinator    Karen Fox, RN    (215) 748-9411
Research Coordinator    Susan Simeone, RN    (610) 237-4034