Dr. Kathleen J Yost MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Kathleen Yost is a medical oncologist in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Carson City Hospital and Saint Mary's Health Care. She received her medical degree from University of Michigan Medical School and has been in practice for 26 years. She is one of 4 doctors at Carson City Hospital and one of 6 at Saint Mary's Health Care who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology

Education & Medical Training

SpeCenterum Health - Blodgett Campus
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1983 - 1987

Vanderbilt University
Fellowship, Medical Oncology, 1987 - 1989

University of Michigan Medical School
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Medical Oncology

MI State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

A Brief Patient-Reported Outcomes Quality of Life (PROQOL) Instrument to Improve Patient Care.
Ridgeway, J. L.,Beebe, T. J.,Chute, C. G.,Eton, D. T.,Hart, L. A.,Frost, M. H.,Jensen, D.,Montori, V. M.,Smith, J. G.,Smith, S. A.,Tan, A. D.,Yost, K. J.,Ziegenfuss, J. Y.,Sloan, J. A.

Norming plans for the NIH Toolbox.
Beaumont, J. L.,Havlik, R.,Cook, K. F.,Hays, R. D.,Wallner-Allen, K.,Korper, S. P.,Lai, J. S.,Nord, C.,Zill, N.,Choi, S.,Yost, K. J.,Ustsinovich, V.,Brouwers, P.,Hoffman, H. J.,Gershon, R.

The Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy - General (FACT-G) is valid for monitoring quality of life in patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Yost, K. J.,Thompson, C. A.,Eton, D. T.,Allmer, C.,Ehlers, S. L.,Habermann, T. M.,Shanafelt, T. D.,Maurer, M. J.,Slager, S. L.,Link, B. K.,Cerhan, J. R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • PriorityHealth HMO
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • Spectrum Health
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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