Dr. Paulette M Blanchet MD
Oncologist | Medical Oncology500 Juliette Pl Lafayette LA, 70506
Dr. Paulette Blanchet is an oncologist practicing in Lafayette, LA. Dr. Blanchet specializes in the care and treatment of patients with cancer. As an oncologist, Dr. Blanchet 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
In Univ Sch of Med, Indianapolis In 1985
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Medical Oncology
- Lsu Hlth Sci Ctr-Univ Hosp, Hematology-Internal Medicine; Lsu Hlth Sci Ctr-Univ Hosp, Internal Medicine
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