DuPage Medical Group Announces the Acquisition of Joliet Oncology-Hematology Associates, Ltd. (JOHA)

March 16, 2021

DOWN­ERS GROVE, Ill. — In order to build on its Inte­grat­ed Oncol­o­gy Pro­gram and con­tin­ue to deliv­er can­cer care options to patients in the South sub­urbs, DuPage Med­ical Group (DMG), the largest inde­pen­dent, mul­ti-spe­­cial­­ty physi­cian group in Illi­nois, is excit­ed to announce the acqui­si­tion of Joli­et Oncol­o­gy-Hema­tol­ogy Asso­ciates, Ltd. (JOHA). Eight med­ical oncol­o­gists will join DMG and con­tin­ue to pro­vide oncol­o­gy and hema­tol­ogy care and infu­sion ser­vices to patients in Joli­et, New Lenox, Mor­ris, Ill. and beyond.

Found­ed in 1981, JOHA is a mul­ti-physi­cian oncol­o­gy and hema­tol­ogy prac­tice com­mit­ted to pro­vid­ing patients advanced can­cer care and blood-relat­ed treat­ments. A leader in com­mu­ni­ty based care, JOHA providers reg­u­lar­ly par­tic­i­pate in clin­i­cal research tri­als and seek oppor­tu­ni­ties to offer the lat­est treat­ments, includ­ing radi­a­tion ther­a­py, radi­ol­o­gy, lab­o­ra­to­ry, phar­ma­cy, chemother­a­py and oth­er infu­sion-cen­tered services. 

We are thrilled to join DMG and look for­ward to offer­ing inno­v­a­tive, acces­si­ble care across the Chicagoland area,” said Nafisa Burhani, MD with JOHA. This col­lab­o­ra­tion strength­ens our abil­i­ty to meet the chang­ing needs of patients in the area while also enabling us to instill a greater sense of hope and con­fi­dence as they nav­i­gate their health­care journey.”

JOHA physi­cians include Drs. Worood Abboud, Nafisa Burhani, Ellen Gustafson, Arvind Kumar, Ali Lakhani, San­jiv Modi, Kulumani Sivara­jan and Jason Suh. 

We are eager to wel­come the physi­cians and asso­ciates of JOHA to our orga­ni­za­tion and look for­ward to build­ing on the foun­da­tion they have estab­lished for hema­tol­ogy and can­cer care,” said Steve Nel­son, CEO of DMG. It is impor­tant that patients have access to lead­ing can­cer care close to home, and the exper­tise and com­pas­sion pro­vid­ed by the JOHA team aligns with DMG’s com­mitt­ment to inno­v­a­tive patient care.”

DMG and JOHA will work togeth­er to pro­vide excep­tion­al care coor­di­na­tion and com­pas­sion for patients cur­rent­ly in treat­ment and those seek­ing can­cer and blood-relat­ed health­care ser­vices in the future. To learn more, please vis­it www​.duly​healthand​care​.com/JOHA.

About DuPage Med­ical Group

DuPage Med­ical Group (DMG) is the largest inde­pen­dent, mul­ti-spe­cial­ty physi­cian group in Illi­nois with more than 750 pri­ma­ry care and spe­cial­ty care physi­cians in over 100 sub­ur­ban Chica­go loca­tions. For 20 years, DMG has focused on mak­ing health­care bet­ter for its patients and com­mu­ni­ties by offer­ing high qual­i­ty, com­pas­sion­ate health­care. As a physi­cian-led orga­ni­za­tion, DMG’s physi­cians work togeth­er – uti­liz­ing lead­ing-edge tech­nol­o­gy and inno­v­a­tive treat­ment options – to ensure that each patient receives acces­si­ble and effi­cient health­care. For more infor­ma­tion, vis­it www​.duly​healthand​care​.com.

About Joli­et Oncol­o­gy-Hema­tol­ogy Asso­ciates, Ltd. 

Joli­et Oncol­o­gy-Hema­tol­ogy Asso­ciates, Ltd. (JOHA) is a mul­ti-physi­cian Oncol­o­gy and Hema­tol­ogy prac­tice with loca­tions in Joli­et, Mor­ris and New Lenox. JOHA has been pro­vid­ing advanced can­cer care and blood-relat­ed treat­ments since 1981 by being active­ly engaged in clin­i­cal tri­als and offer­ing new treat­ments. JOHA is cer­ti­fied under the ASCO Qual­i­ty Oncol­o­gy Prac­tice Ini­tia­tive (QOPI).