Dr. Anne Silva-benedict is a hematologist oncologist practicing in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Silva-benedict 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.
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Dr. Silva-Benedict is an internist and hematology-oncologist who is currently serving patients at St. Luke’s Hospital, located in Duluth, Minnesota. Day and night, St. Luke’s care team is prepared for a full range of medical emergencies - from critical injuries to life-threatening illnesses. The extended team includes first responders, paramedics, firefighters, law enforcement, and emergency medical professionals. At remote locations and during transport, these individuals perform life-saving interventions with courage and dedication.
Dr. Silva-Benedict received her medical degree from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in Richmond, Virginia. She went on to complete her residency in internal medicine at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland; followed by her fellowship training in hematology and oncology at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington.
Dr. Silva-Benedict has been heavily involved in cancer research throughout her career. She has proven instrumental in helping to bring vital clinical trials to St. Luke’s through its partnership with the Whiteside Institute for Clinical Research.
Dr. Silva-Benedict has given numerous breast cancer talks throughout the community. She gave her first lecture, “Chemotherapy’s Impact: How It Affects Your Body and Mind” in St. Luke’s Understanding Cancer Survivorship: Lecture Series.
Dr. Silva-Benedict is board-certified in hematology, medical oncology, and internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.
Internal medicine or general medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. Physicians specializing in internal medicine are called internists. Hematology, also spelled haematology, is the branch of medicine concerned with the study of the cause, prognosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases related to blood; whereas oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. A hematologist-oncologist, like Dr. Silva-Benedict, is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and/or prevention of blood diseases and cancers such as iron-deficiency anemia, hemophilia, sickle-cell disease, leukemia and lymphoma.
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