Froedtert South is a leader in cardiovascular care. We provide the latest tests and procedures to diagnose and treat heart and vascular conditions.
Orthopedic care you can count on from a team you can trust
Our Cancer Center offers patients access to all available cancer treatments. Families in southeastern Wisconsin can take comfort in knowing that high-quality, compassionate cancer
care is close to home, right here in Kenosha.
The Center’s success in treating cancer can be attributed to our team of specialists who are all highly experienced and trained in the most advanced cancer therapies, including Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT). Our team of specialists, including Radiation Oncologists and Medical
Oncologists, have been trained at leading medical institutions and are committed to remaining at the forefront of cancer care through continuing education.
In addition to our medical and radiation oncology services, comprehensive diagnostic services, community education classes and screenings are also offered as part of the continuum of care. For a disease that impacts the body and mind in so many ways, we offer a
unique multidisciplinary approach.
Cancer treatment can take many paths, depending on each individual’s situation. The most common cancer treatments involve surgery, chemotherapy, and/or radiation. Regardless of the treatment, our Center offers patients a relaxed, peaceful and comfortable environment.
Our Center is equipped with an advanced computer-guided linear accelerator with IMRT (Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy) capabilities. This state-of-the-art equipment ensures that radiation is more directly and precisely targeted than ever before.
Cancer care is directed at the patient’s entire well-being, including the physical aspects as well as the emotional and spiritual. All of our resources are available to support the healing process. We provide the finest physicians technicians, nurses, chaplains, social workers,
nutritionists, therapists, and support staff to help and treat our cancer patients.
Your healthcare team will make recommendations about your care and treatment. Every person is unique, and you will be involved in all decision making to ensure the recommended treatment options are right for you.
The Cancer Center at the St. Catherine's Medical Center has received commendation from the Commission on Cancer. In conjunction with the American College of Surgeons, the Commission on Cancer looks to recognize excellence amongst Cancer Centers whose services provide state-of-the-art pretreatment evaluation,
staging, treatment, and clinical follow-up for cancer patients seen at the facility for primary, secondary, tertiary, or end-of-life care. The cancer committee within these hospitals should lead the program through setting goals, monitoring activity, evaluating
patient outcomes, and improving care, as well as provide a forum for patient consultation and contribute to physician education.
Receiving care at a CoC-approved cancer program ensures that a patient will have access to:
Approval by the Commission on Cancer is given only to those facilities that have voluntarily committed to provide the best in diagnosis and treatment of cancer and to undergo a rigorous evaluation process and a review of its performance.
◊ 3-D Treatment (EBRT)
◊ Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT)
◊ Image Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT)
· MV Conebeam
· KV CT on Rails
◊ 4-D Gated Treatment Delivery
◊ Prostate Seed Implants
◊ Hormone Manipulation
◊ Surgical Recognition
◊ Medical Oncology
◊ Cancer Rehabilitation
Dr. Kevin Khater is board certified in Radiation Oncology and brings 15 years of experience to the System and training from two of our country’s preeminent healthcare institutions: Johns Hopkins Hospital and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Prior to joining United Hospital System, Dr. Khater also had an
opportunity to work at Froedtert Hospital and serve as a faculty member of the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Dr. Khater is experienced in using the latest forms of radiation therapy to treat cancer. The comfortable environment of the Cancer Center provides the finest in cancer care in one convenient location. Through our exceptional team, patients can receive the most innovative cancer
treatments available today - close to home
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Dr. David Knight is pleased to return to his hometown and serve our community as a board certified physician within the Froedtert South Medical Group and practicing within the subspecialties of Hematology/Oncology. Born in Kenosha, Dr. Knight’s education and experience includes stops at the Creighton University School Of Medicine, Washington University Barnes Jewish Hospital, and the University of Chicago.
Upon returning to Kenosha, Dr. Knight has brought a unique dynamic to the Froedtert South team and, more specifically, to those patients requiring services within Hematology/Oncology. To make an appointment with Dr. Knight please call 262-671-7300.
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Dr. Knight serves on the United Hospital System Board of Directors. He has been a medical oncologist and hematologist in our community since 1974. He has held several medical staff leadership positions including that of medical staff president for Kenosha Hospital and
Medical Center in 1997-1998 and for United Hospital System in 1998.
Dr. Knight has been the medical director of the Clinical Practice Division, now known as United Medical Group, of United Hospital System since its inception in 1993. He serves as the chairman of the Cancer Committee, Transfusion Committee and Cancer Conference.
He completed his undergraduate studies in 1966 at Marquette University and received his medical degree at Ohio State University in 1970. Dr. Knight completed an internship at Presbyterian St. Luke’s Hospital and his residency at Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke’s.
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Our oncology nurses specialize in treating and caring for people who have cancer. These Oncology Certified Cancer Nurses specialize in chemo therapy and/or radiation and are advocates ho coordinate care between primary care physicians, surgeons, medical/radiation oncologists,
Cancer Center staff, and families.
Our Radiation Therapists are health care professionals who are trained to give radiation treatment and observe the clinical process of patients undergoing radiation therapy treatments.
After the Radiation Oncologist has consulted with the patient on their plan of treatment, he/she will write a prescription of radiation dose to a defined location. The Medical Dosimetrist will then design a treatment plan by means of computer and/or manual computation to
determine a treatment field technique that will deliver prescribed radiation doses with consideration of dose limiting structures.
Our dieticians will work with patients specific to their dietary needs and make recommendation on a proper diet to help patients remain nourished through the course of treatment. Eating the right kind of foods, before, during, and after cancer treatment can help
patients feel better and stay stronger.
Within the first week of your care, you will meet with one of our social workers. The social worker can assist you in arrangements for transportation, home care, disability applications, support groups, and/or other needs you may have.
Our Spiritual Care staff members are committed to bringing comfort, compassion, and support to patients and their families regardless of their religious affiliation.
Highlights of our Accomplishments :
United Hospital System received high recognition from the Commission on Cancer American College of Surgeons survey, earning “Accreditation with Commendation.” This accomplishment is only shared by 40% of cancer programs in the United States, showing
that United Hospital System’s cancer program is among the best in the country.
If you're facing a major illness, you don't have to go it alone. A support group can help.
Cancer treatments can be hard on our bodies, we can help you regain your strength.