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Newman, Alfred Jackson, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.82 out of 5 | 268 reviews
Hematology and Oncology
Novant Health Cancer Institute - Matthews
(980) 302-7010
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Patient Comments 4 reviews
October 16, 2021
Everyone was fantastic. Friendly, professional and efficient.
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina

December 22, 2020
*Dr. Newman is knowledgeable and kind. His name comes up often when referrals are needed. He is, simply, the best.
-Patient in MATTHEWS, NC

December 16, 2020
We were able to speak frankly about the prognosis of this diagnosis. We spoke of life and death.
-Patient in MONROE, NC

November 25, 2020
*Dr. Newman was awesome! He explained everything, asked excellent questions and listened to my answers. Especially appreciated that he had an assistant record into into the laptop. That way, dr. could focus on me, and my issue. Follow up re: test results was prompt and even had an assistant call me personally to review next steps. BEST dr. experience I have had in a long time!
-Patient in FORT MILL, SC

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Novant Health Cancer Institute - Ballantyne
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Medical School:
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham 2000

Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham 2002

Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham 2004

Board Certifications:
Medical Oncology

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I see adult patients with blood disorders and cancers of all types. My areas of focus include cancers of the lung, head and neck, as well as tumors of the central nervous system.

I am committed to helping patients and their families make the best possible treatment decisions. As part of a comprehensive medical team, I work in tandem with my patients and other healthcare providers to broaden options for care when possible and explore the benefits of hospice and end-of-life decisions when necessary. I am passionate about finding ways to relieve suffering and helping my patients find hope.

To bring my patients the benefit of new, state-of-the-art treatments, I am actively involved in multidisciplinary tumor board conferences, advisory boards for lung cancer, head and neck cancer, and hospice, as well as clinical research trials through Novant Health. My work with other physicians in the community has led to recognition on the Top Doctors in Charlotte by Charlotte Magazine.

I have lived in the Matthews area since 2004 and am the proud father of two girls. My hobbies include spending time with my family, traveling, hiking, playing guitar and practicing meditation.

Special Interests: Thoracic Cancer, Head & Neck Cancer, Central Nervous System Tumors

Gender: Male