Nelly A. Aoun, MD
Dr. Nelly Aoun is a board-certified physician in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology. After finishing medical school at the Lebanese University of Beirut, Lebanon she moved to the United States in 2005 and completed her residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Hematology -Oncology at Staten Island University Hospital in New York. She started her career as a Medical Director/Founder of the Hematology-Oncology services of the Mississippi Cancer Institute, a division of the Southwest Medical Health system in McComb, Mississippi (2012-2015). She joined the Cancer Center at West Jefferson Medical Center in 2016. Her interests in Hematology-Oncology include diagnosing and treating a different variety of cancers, clinical research and palliative care. She has also started an early screening and prevention program to detect and manage patients with high risk of developing breast cancer.
“I think cancer is a hard battle to fight alone or with another person at your side, but I will say having someone to pick you up when you fall, stand by your side through every appointment and delivery of bad news, is priceless.” - Unknown