Jeffrey Acker, M.D., Radiation Oncologist Dr. Acker graduated from Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H., with a B.S. in engineering sciences and earned his M.D. from the Duke University School of Medicine. He completed his residency program at Duke in 1994, serving as chief resident from 1993 to 1994. Dr. Acker has been affiliated with FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital since 1999 and with Duke University Medical Center since 1990. He is medical director of the Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Center at Moore Regional.
Stephen King, M.D., Radiation Oncologist Dr. King received a B.S. from Davidson College in Davidson, N.C. He graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and completed his residency in radiation oncology at Duke University School of Medicine, serving as chief resident from 1992 to 1993. Since 1994, Dr. King has been an adjunct clinical assistant professor in the Radiation Oncology Department at Duke University. He serves as medical director of Radiation Oncology at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital.
Charles S. Kuzma, M.D., Hematologist/Medical Oncologist Board certified in hematology, medical oncology and internal medicine, Dr. Kuzma earned a B.S. degree in chemistry summa cum laude from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia and received his medical degree from Philadelphia’s Temple University School of Medicine. After joining the U.S. Navy, he completed a residency in internal medicine at the Naval Hospital of Oakland (Calif.) and a fellowship in hematology and oncology at the Naval Medical Center of San Diego/University of Southern California.
Todd A. Moore, M.D., Hematologist/Medical Oncologist Board certified in hematology and medical oncology, Dr. Moore is a native of Galveston, Texas. He earned a B.S. degree from Mississippi College in Clinton, Miss., and his M.D. from the University of Mississippi in Jackson. He completed an internship at the University of Texas in Dallas and his residency in internal medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. He specialized in hematology/oncology during a three-year fellowship at Brown University in Providence, R.I.
Sushma M. Patel, M.D., Radiation Oncologist Dr. Patel is board certified in radiation oncology by the American Board of Radiology. A native of Philadelphia, Pa., she earned a B.A. degree in chemistry from Bryn Mawr College and received her medical degree from the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in Hershey. She completed an internship year and then her residency in radiation oncology at the University of Cincinnati. She has been treating patients at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital since 2003.
Robert A. Pohlmeyer, M.D., Hematologist/Medical Oncologist Dr. Pohlmeyer received a B.S. degree in biology summa cum laude from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio, and his medical degree from Wright State University School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio. He completed his internship and a residency in internal medicine at Wake Forest University Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C., where he was chief fellow while completing a fellowship in hematology and oncology. He is board certified in medical oncology, hematology and internal medicine.
Ellen Willard, M.D., Hematologist/Medical Oncologist Dr. Willard is board certified in internal medicine, hematology, medical oncology, and hospice and palliative medicine. A native of High Point, N.C., she earned a B.S. degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her medical degree from the Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, N.C. She completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. She has practiced in Pinehurst since 1991.
Susan Bazinet, MSN, OCN, C-FNP, Oncology Nurse Practitioner Susan Bazinet is a certified family nurse practitioner and an oncology-certified nurse. She earned a B.S. degree in nursing summa cum laude from the University of Arizona and an M.S. degree in nursing, also summa cum laude, with the Family Nurse Practitioner Option from the University of Arizona. Certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, she has practiced as an advance practice nurse in both Massachusetts and Texas.