Notice to Patients

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Notice of Retirement from Private Practice

Hello Friends,

Dr. Luis F Pineda has made the decision to retire his private practice in Hematology and Oncology on December 31, 2023. Dr. Pineda will be continuing his work as the Medical Director for the Hematology and Oncology clinic at Cooper Green Clinic.

If you would like to follow Dr. Pineda for your medical care, you can find more information at https//coopergreen.org or you can call the Enrollment Office directly at (205) 930-3342. Please advise them you are under active treatment with Dr. Luis F Pineda, you are insured, and you wish to continue seeing Dr. Pineda at the hematology/oncology clinic.

Please note that we will not be able to transfer your medical records or see you as a patient until you have registered. Please call the enrollment office today to establish an account and not have a delay in care.

For Those Seeking To Transfer Care and/or Records

For those who would like to transfer your care to another physician, you will need to talk to your Primary Care Physician for a referral to see another Hematologist Oncologist. Our city has excellent choices with groups of providers who can serve you with quality and excellence in medical services such as the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Brookwood Baptist Medical Center, Shelby Baptist Medical Center, Ascension St. Vincent's and Grandview medical Center.

You can also seek a referral through the Jefferson County Medical Society or the Alabama Medical Association.

Your Medical Records that are in electronic format can be requested after 1/1/24.

Please click the button below for contact information and a medical release form on how to obtain these records.

A Personal Approach to Cancer Therapy

with Dr. Luis F. Pineda

Our practice compassionately cares for patients who have cancer or other blood diseases. We strive to improve the quality of life for those who are seriously ill. We feel that it is a privilege to serve those who need urgent and effective treatment and we seek to provide comfort and to restore hope. It is our core goal to educate, empower, and encourage our patients during treatment and recovery and to provide alternative options. We know that dealing with a serious disease can cause quite a bit of anxiety and distress, so we provide innovative attention to our patients and take the time to talk with them about their concerns. 

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