Kalamazoo, MIWest Michigan Cancer Center (WMCC), a collaboration of Borgess Health and Bronson Healthcare Group, is pleased to welcome three new providers to its oncology & hematology team in Kalamazoo. 

Sunil Nagpal, MD, has practiced medicine for more than 20 years including 14 years in academic medicine, teaching physicians and medical students.  Most recently, he served as Clinical Associate Professor of medicine/Michigan State University at the McLaren Cancer Institute in Flint. Dr. Nagpal is a graduate of Maulana Azad Medical College in New Delhi, India.  He completed residencies at the University of Delhi and at McLaren and a fellowship in hematology and oncology at Michigan State University.  Dr. Nagpal is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and medical oncology.  His clinical interests are lung cancer and blood cancers including leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma. 

Ross Tisron, NP-C, returns to WMCC after six years away to resume his role as a certified nurse practitioner in medical oncology.  Most recently, he cared for patients at Borgess Extended Care in Kalamazoo and at Borgess/Pipp Hospital in Plainwell in the long term acute care unit.  Tisron, who has 27 years’ experience in nursing including eight years as a nurse practitioner, earned a bachelor of science degree from Central Michigan University and a master of science in nursing from Michigan State University. 

Tina Garcia, RN, MSN, CPNP, has been named Program Coordinator of WMCC’s Hemophilia Clinic.  Garcia comes from Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital inGrand Rapids where she was a pediatric nurse in the hematology/oncology unit.  Prior to that time, she spent nine years as a pediatric nurse practitioner in pediatric gastroenterology at Bronson Methodist Hospital inKalamazoo.  Garcia also has experience caring for pediatric bone marrow transplant patients through an outpatient program at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.  Garcia earned a bachelor of science and a master of science in nursing from the University of Michigan.