Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center In Covington Expands Medical Staff With Two New Oncologists

(Covington, La.)Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Covington is welcoming two physicians to its growing medical staff, Genevieve Maronge, MD and Faizan I. Malik, MD, both medical and hematologist oncologists.

Maronge completed her residency at Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans and fellowship at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. She is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport and is board certified in internal medicine as well as hematology/oncology. She is well known throughout Southeast Louisiana and will become part of Northshore Oncology Associates on Nov. 1. Maronge has worked with Mary Bird Perkins through its partnership with Terrebonne General Health System. She has also served on the medical staff for other local cancer programs.

Malik earned his Medical Doctor degree from King Edward Medical University and a Bachelor of Science Degree in pre-medicine from National Science College in Pakistan. He completed his residency at Abington Jefferson Health in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Malik also completed a fellowship in hematology and oncology at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD.

Maronge and Malik will join Jack E. Saux, III, MD and James Carinder, DO, FACP,   members of Mary Bird Perkins and Northshore Oncology Associates medical staff.

“We are so pleased to welcome oncologists with the caliber of expertise and wealth of experience Dr. Maronge and Dr. Malik offer,” Saux, a NOA medical oncologist. “Their stellar credentials are only matched by their passion for helping patients fight cancer.”

Also a part of the Mary Bird Perkins in Covington medical staff are radiation oncologists: Scott Bermudez, MD; Andrew C. Elson, MD and Gregory C. Henkelmann, MD. In addition to medical and radiation oncology, the Cancer Center offers an array of comprehensive services, including early detection programs, patient navigation, imaging, patient navigation and social services and more.

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About Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center is a regional cancer care organization that has been fighting cancer for 50 years. The cancer care organization provides care at nine centers in Baton Rouge, Covington, Hammond, Houma, Gonzales, Zachary and Natchez, Mississippi, and its service area encompasses southeast Louisiana and southwest Mississippi regions. For more information, please visit