Tables Turned: Scripps Doctor Keeps Giving Back, Even as a Patient

Note to Patients: The following news is posted for archival purposes only. Scripps no longer has a formal partnership with MD Anderson Cancer Center. We currently provide comprehensive cancer care through Scripps Cancer Center.

Local media covers local physician’s inspiring journey

Dr. Noemi Doohan, a Scripps physician and recent cancer patient, smiles at the camera behind a face shield and mask.

Dr. Noemi Doohan, Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista

Local media covers local physician’s inspiring journey

Local media covered the inspiring story of Noemi Doohan, MD, who recently went from serving as a front-line COVID caregiver at Scripps, to being a cancer patient in need of treatment herself. But even while undergoing therapy, Dr. Doohan still contributed to patient care by taking part in an important clinical trial at Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Read the San Diego Union-Tribune article: Scripps Doctor Becomes Patient in Clinical Trial

Watch the coverage on CBS 8: COVID Doctor Gives Back as Patient

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