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Shahid Waheed, M.D., FACP

Biography

Shahid Waheed, M.D., FACP, cares for patients at Lake Regional Cancer Center.

Dr. Waheed is board-certified in medical oncology and internal medicine. He cares for patients with colorectal cancer, lung cancer, breast cancer, lymphoma and other cancers.

“Oncology is not only a profession but a passion of mine,” Dr. Waheed said. “I am passionate about providing hope.”

Dr. Waheed said he was drawn to oncology because of the advances being made in cancer care.

“When I was choosing a subspecialty, I read an article that said out of 120 new drugs in development, 99 were in the field of oncology,” he said. “Oncology is the frontier of medicine.”

Dr. Waheed has worked on bone marrow research at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington. He also has performed stem cell transplants and worked on genetic and molecular research involved in treating cancer with immunotherapies and targeted drugs.

In caring for patients, Dr. Waheed takes time to explain their treatment options and to listen to their goals.

“Trust is important,” he said. “We have to develop a trust in patients that we will take care of them.”

Learn more about cancer care at Lake Regional.

When cancer treatment is finally over, what comes next? Watch Lake Regional Oncologist and Hematologist Shahid Waheed, M.D., FACP, in the virtual health talk, “Life After Cancer,” for tips and resources to thrive.

Medical School American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine
Residency Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, New Jersey
Fellowship Maimonides Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Brooklyn, New York
Fellowship Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington
Memberships

American Society of Clinical Oncology

American Society of Hematology

Association of Community Cancer Center

Audrain County Medical Society

Missouri State Medical Association

Special practice interests

Cancer support and counseling, Cancerous blood disorders, Chemotherapy

Board certification

Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine

Guide to Patient Experience Surveys and Ratings

Lake Regional Health System values the relationships we have with our patients and their loved ones. As part of our commitment to you, we now post our physicians’ patient experience ratings online.

This guide explains how we capture and report patient experience ratings. We hope this information helps you as you consider appointments with our physicians and providers.


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