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Dr Derel Finch named as Vice President of Medical Affairs for Swedish Cherry Hill
October 01, 2015
Swedish is pleased to announce that Derel Finch, M.D., FCCP, has accepted the position of Vice President of Medical Affairs (VPMA) for Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle. Dr. Finch officially starts as VPMA on Monday, Oct. 5 and will maintain his current role as Executive Medical Director of Critical Care and TeleICU for Swedish Health Services.
Renowned Multiple Myeloma Expert Dr William Bensinger Joins Swedish
September 30, 2015

Swedish Cancer Institute continues to grow team focused on blood cancers

The Swedish Cancer Institute (SCI) continues to expand its hematology proficiency and treatment capabilities through the addition of international multiple myeloma expert Dr. William Bensinger. Dr. Bensinger joins his former colleague Dr. John Pagel, hired last year, as part of SCI’s Center for Blood Disorders and Stem Cell Transplantation team. Dr. Bensinger is known worldwide for his expertise in blood disorders such as leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma, using treatments including autologous stem cell transplantation, targeted radiotherapy and immunotherapy.
Swedish Now Offers TAVR Heart Valve Procedure Using Only Conscious Sedation
September 28, 2015
At Swedish, patients now have the ability to undergo transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) while under conscious sedation, rather than under general anesthesia (otherwise known as “deep sedation”). TAVR is a method used to replace a heart valve without using traditional open-heart surgery and is an option for patients due to age, frailty or other medical conditions.