Dr. Michael Mak is a hematologist oncologist practicing in Columbus, IN. Dr. Mak 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.
Education and Training
Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Yeshiva University 1997
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- Breast Cancer
- Bladder Cancer
- Lung Cancer
- Colon Cancer
- Ovarian Cancer
- Testicular Cancer
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- Extra Corporeal Shockwave Therapy
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