Dr. Velmalia Danette Matthews-smith MD
Hematologist-Oncologist | Hematology & Oncology345 Baptist Blvd Columbus MS, 39705
Dr. Velmalia Matthews-smith is a hematologist oncologist practicing in Columbus, MS. Dr. Matthews-smith specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of blood diseases such as anemia, hemophilia, sickle-cell disease, leukemia and lymphoma. Hematologist Oncologists are also trained in the study of cancer and its attack on other organs.
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Medical Oncology
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