Quality Cancer Care Close to Home
The Bellevue Hospital (TBH), in collaboration with The Toledo Clinic (TTC), has brought cancer care services close to home for Bellevue residents and the surrounding areas. This service is housed in the hospital and conveniently located on the first floor in a private, comfortable ssetting.
The new physician-run hematology/oncology clinic is led by The Toledo Clinic Cancer Center’s Apoorva Chawla, M.D. In addition, TBH’s skilled staff will provide services such as chemotherapy and immunotherapy, a treatment that uses a person’s own immune system to fight cancer.
Dr. Chawla is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology by the American Board of Medical Specialties. He specializes in breast cancer, lung cancer and gastrointestinal cancers.
Dr. Chawla has more than seven years of experience and graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor’s of science degree with distinction and Indiana University School of Medicine with his doctor of medicine degree. He completed an internal medicine residency at Harvard Medical School: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and a clinical fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at The University of Chicago Medical Center.
Dr. Chawla is accepting new patients. For more information or to make an appointment in Bellevue, call 419-484-5440. A physician order is required.
Private, Outpatient Infusion Services
TBH’s Infusion Services, formerly called the Ambulatory Care Center, is staffed by skilled and compassionate registered nurses who are specially trained to administer IV medications and perform wound care. TBH’s infusion services staff works with individuals and their primary care provider to support the patient’s unique needs.
Infusion services include:
- Administration of intravenous medications
- Administration of hydration and antiemetics
- Blood transfusions
- Bladder instillations
- Care and maintenance of implanted chest ports and Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters (PICC)
- Intramuscular and subcutaneous injections
- Placement and maintenance of venous access devices such as extended dwell and midline catheters
- Therapeutic phlebotomy
- Wound dressing changes
- Vacuum-assisted wound treatment
Additional services may be provided upon request.
A physician order is required for Infusion Services. For more information, call 419-484-5440.
Cancer Care and Infusion Services:
Monday through Friday
8 a.m. To 4 p.m.
1400 W. Main Street
Bellevue, OH 44811