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NEW G.I. DOCTOR AT SCHNEIDER FILLS CRITICAL ROLE

In less than two weeks on the job, Schneider Hospital's newest physician has performed more than 25 gastrointestinal procedures, most of which previously would have required a visit off-island.
Dr. Lawrence Goldman has filled a critical need at the hospital, according to a statement by chief executive officer Eugene Woods. Woods said preliminary results from the cancer database being developed at the hospital indicate an unusually high incidence of colon cancer in the V.I.
The addition of Goldman to the staff enables Schneider to offer state-of-the-art colonoscopies to those at risk for the colon cancer, Woods said. A gastroenterologist who has served as director of two gastroenterology labs in Southern California, Dr. Goldman has also completed postgraduate work in the latest techniques for endoscopies, in which various instruments including lasers are used to visualize the interior of hollow organs such as the colon.

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In less than two weeks on the job, Schneider Hospital's newest physician has performed more than 25 gastrointestinal procedures, most of which previously would have required a visit off-island.
Dr. Lawrence Goldman has filled a critical need at the hospital, according to a statement by chief executive officer Eugene Woods. Woods said preliminary results from the cancer database being developed at the hospital indicate an unusually high incidence of colon cancer in the V.I.
The addition of Goldman to the staff enables Schneider to offer state-of-the-art colonoscopies to those at risk for the colon cancer, Woods said. A gastroenterologist who has served as director of two gastroenterology labs in Southern California, Dr. Goldman has also completed postgraduate work in the latest techniques for endoscopies, in which various instruments including lasers are used to visualize the interior of hollow organs such as the colon.