Dr. James Matthew Koomey M.D.
Oncologist | Medical Oncology275 Sandwich St C/O Cathy Grey Plymouth MA, 02360
Dr. James Koomey is an oncologist practicing in Plymouth, MA. Dr. Koomey specializes in the care and treatment of patients with cancer. As an oncologist, Dr. Koomey manages and oversees the treatment of a cancer patient after he or she has been diagnosed with the disease. Oncologists will care for their patients throughout the course of the disease. Types of oncologists include medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, gynecologic oncologists, pediatric oncologists and hematologist oncologists.
Education and Training
Boston University School of Medicine 1995
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- Regulation of exoprotein expression in Staphylococcus aureus by a locus (sar) distinct from agr.
- Genetic diversity among the T-protein genes of group A streptococci.
- Gene conversion variations generate structurally distinct pilin polypeptides in Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
- The construction and characterization of Neisseria gonorrhoeae lacking protein III in its outer membrane.
- Cloning and sequencing of a Moraxella bovis pilin gene.
- Piliation control mechanisms in Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
- An unusual Neisseria isolated from conjunctival cultures in rural Egypt.
- Gene conversion involving the pilin structural gene correlates with pilus+ in equilibrium with pilus- changes in Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
- Cloning of the structural genes of three H8 antigens and of protein III of Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
- Cloning of the recA gene of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and construction of gonococcal recA mutants.
- Gonococcal pilin variants in experimental gonorrhea.
- Nucleotide sequence homology between the immunoglobulin A1 protease genes of Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Neisseria meningitidis, and Haemophilus influenzae.
- Deletion of DNA sequence in a nononcogenic variant of Herpesvirus saimiri.
- Prostate Cancer
- Breast Cancer
- Colon Cancer
- Deep Vein Thrombosis (dvt)
- Testicular Cancer
- Permanent Removal Of Ingrown Toenails
- Extra Corporeal Shockwave Therapy
- Boston Med Center
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