Wendy Oatis, M.D., J.D., has been added to Heart of the Rockies Regional
Medical Center’s medical staff and will provide general oncology
services at the hospital. Dr. Oatis is board-certified in medical oncology,
hematology and internal medicine. She will join fellow HRRMC oncologist,
Francene Mason, M.D., and physician assistant, Carol Johnson, PA-C, in
the Specialty Clinic at the hospital.
Dr. Oatis has been providing coverage at HRRMC since August 2016, but only
recently became an active member of the medical staff. Prior to her time
with HRRMC, Dr. Oatis was in clinical practice at the University of Colorado
Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs.
Dr. Oatis graduated with honors from Virginia Commonwealth University
School of Medicine in Richmond, Virginia. She completed a residency in
internal medicine at the University of Maryland in Baltimore, and a fellowship
in medical oncology and hematology at Northwestern University Feinberg
School of Medicine in Chicago.
In addition to her medical training, Dr. Oatis has a law degree from Georgetown
University Law Center in Washington, D.C. She practiced law for 11 years
before attending medical school.
“We’ve seen an increase in the need for oncology services locally,”
said CEO Bob Morasko. “Dr. Oatis has been a great addition to our
oncology team for the last nine months, and we are thrilled to have her
on staff so we can better serve the patients in our area.”
Patients seeking oncology services may call the HRRMC Oncology/Hematology
Clinic at 530-2302.