April 2, 2024
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Cottage’s Gynecologic Clinic adds a pair of doctors


Cottage Health’s Gynecologic Oncology Clinic in Santa Barbara has expanded its practice with the hiring of Sumit Mehta, MD, and Heather Merrick, PA-C on March 11.

Mehta and Merrick will be joining Dr. Anne Rodriguez in providing comprehensive services and personalized treatment for gynecologic and breast cancers, according to the press release.

“We are excited to welcome Dr. Mehta and Ms. Merrick to our practice,” said Dr. Rodriguez, Medical Director of Gynecologic Oncology services at Cottage Health. “Their dedication to patient-centered care and their clinical expertise will enhance our ability to provide care to women facing gynecologic and breast cancers in our community.”

The clinic specializes in treating various gynecologic and breast cancers and complex benign gynecologic conditions.

Services offered include:

  • Comprehensive assessments and diagnostic procedures
  • Screening examinations
  • Diagnosis and staging to determine the severity of the disease
  • Surgical interventions, including minimally invasive and robotic surgeries
  • Chemotherapy treatment
  • Immunotherapy treatment
  • Coordination of care
  • Ongoing cancer surveillance

The Cottage Gynecologic Oncology Clinic is currently accepting patients. The clinic is located at 2400 Bath St., Suite 102 in Santa Barbara and is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.