WJMC - West Jefferson Medical Center

WJMC - West Jefferson Medical Center


Dr. Nelly Aoun


West Jeff Cancer Center Nelly Aoun MD 2016 New Orleans Marrero Westbank Dr. Aoun obtained her Medical degree at the Faculty of Medical Sciences of the Lebanese University of Beirut, Lebanon. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Staten Island University Hospital, part of the Northwell Health system in New York. She served as a chief resident for one year before starting her Hematology-Oncology fellowship where she was involved in administrative, teaching and research projects.

During her 3 year fellowship program, she had special interest in breast cancer, ethics and palliative care. She became Board Certified in Hematology and Oncology in 2012. She is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology.

Dr. Aoun joined the Cancer Center at West Jefferson Medical Center after serving the last three and a half years as Medical Director of Hematology Oncology at Mississippi Cancer Institute in McComb MS. As its Medical Director, Dr. Aoun started and developed the oncology service line. She served as Vice Chair of the Ethical Committee at Southwest Medical Center System in McComb. She also served as an adjunct professor at William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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