The South Bend Clinic and Michiana Hematology Oncology Team Up

The South Bend Clinic and Michiana Hematology Oncology Team Up

South Bend, IN – Today, the South Bend Clinic announced that they have entered into a partnership with Michiana Hematology Oncology to provide cancer services at the South Bend Clinic’s East Day Road Campus effective October 1, 2019.

All South Bend Clinic patients will have access to the multiple clinical and support resources available through Michiana Hematology Oncology, in addition to the current offerings at the Day Road Campus.

Kelly Macken-Marble, South Bend Clinic CEO said, “This is an exciting opportunity to partner with an outstanding and long established organization. Michiana Hematology Oncology has the largest team of Board Certified Cancer specialists in Northern Indiana and provides the most cancer care in the region.”

“We are excited for this partnership in which we will provide the most progressive and affordable cancer care for our community,” said Dr. Robin Zon, President of Michiana Hematology Oncology. “This partnership reflects our joint commitment to delivering world-class cancer care.”

“During this time of change in the current healthcare environment, this collaboration will create stability for our oncology services and the most cost-effective care for our patients,” said Dr. Robert Oppman, President & Board Chair at the South Bend Clinic.

Dr. Oppman added, “Duplicating the vast array of services and programs Michiana Hematology Oncology has developed over decades simply does not make sense for the community.”

Over the next few weeks, South Bend Clinic staff will be making the transition to working with Michiana Hematology Oncology under this partnership arrangement.

About the South Bend Clinic

The South Bend Clinic is the largest physician owned and led multi-specialty group practice in the state of Indiana. The physicians at the South Bend Clinic work in a collaborative care environment where primary care physicians and specialists work together to deliver integrated and coordinated patient care.

Inspired by the Mayo Clinic’s patient care model, South Bend Surgeon Dr. Walter Baker and five other physician specialists founded the South Bend Clinic in 1916.

Today the South Bend Clinic continues to provide care based on the core principles of their founders. With nearly 150 providers and 10 locations, the South Bend Clinic is comprised of nearly 30 different board certifications.

About Michiana Hematology Oncology

Established in 1968, Michiana Hematology Oncology’s network of Advanced Centers for Cancer Care is the largest cancer care organization of its kind in northern Indiana, with offices in Crown Point, DeMotte, Elkhart, Hobart, Mishawaka, Plymouth, Rensselaer and Westville. The organization consists of 12 medical oncologists, four radiation oncologists and six advanced practice nurses who provide integrated and comprehensive medical and radiation oncology services for patients throughout the region. For more information, visit