Healthy Magazine Healthy RGV Issue 117 - Page 12

HEALTHY LIFESTYLE · AUGUST 2018 From left, Nkechi Mba, MD, FAAP, Medical Director; Lauren Rios, RN; and Farha Sherani, MD, discuss patient treatment plans and results with one another on a continuous basis at the Cancer and Blood Disorder Center of Driscoll Children’s Hospital. DRISCOLL CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL CANCER AND BLOOD DISORDERS CENTER PHYSICIANS HAVE THE RGV COVERED B etween four highly-trained physicians, the Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Driscoll Children’s Hospital treats more than 100 young patients per month at the Driscoll Children’s Specialty Center in Brownsville and at the Driscoll Children’s Medical Plaza in McAllen. While physicians Nkechi Mba, MD, FAAP, Medical Director; Jeff Hanrahan, MD; Catherine Boston, MD; and Farha Sherani, MD; see many patients at the Corpus Christi-based hospital, they spend a lot of time in the Rio Grande Valley providing treatment to patients there. Bringing Care to You “We’ve been in the Valley for more than 15 years providing care,” said Dr. Mba. “We treat patients in Brownsville twice per week and in McAllen once per week. I’m hoping in the near future we will be able to expand our time and presence in the Valley.” Like every physician working at the Cancer and Blood Disorders Center Dr. Mba, a 1998 Beth Seaton Outstanding Resident Awardee, speaks with a passion about her patients and the care she gives to each of them. 12 HEALTHY MAGAZINE