Dr. Jayanthi Srinivasiah Honored by Atlanta Dream as Woman of Inspiration

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

Jayanthi Srinivasiah (Dr. Jay), MDDr. Jayanthi Srinivasiah Honored by Atlanta Dream as Woman of Inspiration

Dr. Jayanthi Srinivasiah of Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) — the largest private oncology and hematology practice in the Southeast — recently received recognition as a Woman of Inspiration from the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream.

“I’m truly honored to be chosen as a Woman of Inspiration by the Atlanta Dream,” said Dr. Srinivasiah.

The Dream asked the metro Atlanta community to honor Atlanta women who have made positive and inspirational impacts on the lives of others. The Dream accepted many essay nominations and selected 20 nominees as Women of Inspiration. 

Dr. Jay and her fellow Women of Inspiration were invited to the August 15 Atlanta Dream home game, where a pre-game mixer was hosted inside a suite at Phillips Arena and the 20 women were honored on-court at halftime.

Although Dr. Jay’s impressive accomplishments in medicine played a role in her selection for this award, a significant reason for her selection was her passionate dedication to do everything in her power to ensure each of her patients has the opportunity to survive.

“We’re very proud of Dr. Jay,” said Dr. Bruce Feinberg, president and CEO of GCS. “She has always been a great asset to our practice.” 

Dr. Jay’s special interests include lymphoma, blood disorders, clinical research, breast cancer, and genetics. She completed her Fellowship at Emory University and has received Top Doctor recognition from Atlanta magazine, Consumers’ Guide to Top Doctors, Redbook magazine, and other publications.

Dr. Jay currently practices at the GCS Stemmer office in Decatur and leads the Clinical Trials, Genetics, and Cancer Committee at DeKalb Medical.

Georgia Cancer Specialists is the largest private medical oncology/hematology practice in the Southeast and a leader in advanced cancer treatment and research. The practice offers community-based medical oncology and hematology services and is the first private oncology practice to also provide a full range of support services for patients in Georgia, including nutritional counseling, pain management, wellness counseling, and home health coordination. The GCS research department, whose focus is bringing targeted cancer therapy to communities, is the first in Georgia to offer Phase I clinical trials, the most novel cancer therapies available. GCS has 30 offices, 42 physicians, and more than 480 support staff members located in Metro Atlanta, North and Central Georgia, Southeast Tennessee, and Southwest North Carolina, and provides care through approximately 205,000 annual patient visits. Georgia Cancer Specialists can be found on the web at www.gacancer.com. GCS is The Cancer Answer.

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