New Providers Join Lakeland's Cancer Team
Aug 8, 2014 Share

(ST. JOSEPH) –  Lakeland Health recently welcomed two new  medical providers in St. Joseph.

Benjamin Gielda, MD, Radiation Oncologist, has joined the medical staff of Lakeland. Dr. Gielda is seeing patients at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph. Prior to joining Lakeland HealthCare, Dr. Gielda cared for patients at Traverse Bay Radiation Oncology in Traverse City, Michigan.

 Dr. Gielda earned his medical degree at the University of Michigan and completed his residency in radiation oncology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.

Dr. Gielda has authored over 20 peer-reviewed publications, published a textbook chapter, and has diverse research interests including breast, lung, gynecologic, and brain cancers.

Linda Slabaugh, FNP, is seeing patients at Lakeland Cancer Specialists, located within the Marie Yeager Cancer Center in St. Joseph. Prior to this position, Slabaugh worked as a medical surgical staff nurse at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph.  She has over 14 years of clinical experience in orthopedics, medical oncology, and cardiac patient support.

Slabaugh earned a Master of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Phoenix.  She completed the Family Nurse Practitioner Program at Indiana State University.

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