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1 month ago POSTED IN: Blog Post , Houma

New Physicians Provide Strength from Within

Mary Bird Perkins TGMC Cancer Center continues to grow and serve more patients from throughout the bayou region than ever before. Recently, four new physicians, three medical oncologists and one radiation oncologist, joined our compassionate, gifted team of experts at the Cancer Center. Each of these talented individuals has an exceptional educational background, expert training and invaluable experience. You can learn more about them by reading their profiles and watching their introduction videos:

Ashley Brown, M.D., Radiation Oncologist

Being raised in the Houma area, Dr. Ashley Brown is excited to return and bring her knowledge and expertise back home to better her community.

Dr. Brown earned her medical degree from The Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, WI and completed her residency at Stephenson Cancer Center at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center (OUHSC) in Oklahoma City, OK. She served as chief resident of Department of Radiation Oncology at OUHSC. She is also a member of the American Society for Radiation Oncology.

To learn more about Dr. Brown, including her passion for community outreach programs, watch the video.

Janeiro Goffin, M.D., Medical Oncologist

Dr. Janeiro Goffin is thrilled to be working at a comprehensive cancer center that offers the most advanced treatments and compassionate care to the bayou region.

Dr. Goffin earned his medical degree at the American University of Medical School in Nicaragua. He completed his internal medicine residency at the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami and was a hematology/oncology fellow at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He has published numerous articles on breast cancer, and is fluent in English, French and Spanish.

Hear more from Dr. Goffin about his interests and what he is looking forward to focusing on by watching his video.

Sukesh Manthri, M.D., Medical Oncologist

Dr. Sukesh Manthri is looking forward to building personal connections with his patients while providing the best treatment plan for their specific needs.

Dr. Manthri received his medical degree from Prathima Institute of Medical Sciences in India. He completed his hospice and palliative fellowship at Saint Louis University in St. Louis, MO and his clinical research fellowship at Cleveland Clinic Florida. He finished his internal medicine residency at Southern Illinois University in Springfield, IL. He is board certified in internal medicine, hospice and palliative medicine.

Learn more about what expertise Dr. Manthri brings to Houma and what he enjoys to do in his spare time by watching the video.

Jitendra Gandhi, M.D., Medical Oncologist

Dr. Jitendra Gandhi has extensive oncology expertise helping lead numerous clinical research studies related to various types of cancers.

Dr. Gandhi earned his medical degree at Seth G.S. Medical College, Bombay University in Bombay, India.  He completed his internal medicine residency at Worcester City Hospital, in Worcester, Massachusetts where he served as Chief Resident. He then went on to complete a fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center.

Check back soon to see Dr. Gandhi’s introductory video.

All four oncologists are currently seeing patients at the Cancer Center. To schedule an appointment with Drs. Gandhi, Goffin or Manthri, call 985-876-9045. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Brown, please call 985-871-1447.