Frank dela Rama, R.N., MSN, CNS, AGN-BC, AOCNS
- Offers My Health Online
This provider offers Sutter Health's electronic health record with the following online services:
- Email your doctor's office
- Prescription refills
- View test results
- Proxy access for caregivers
- Track immunizations
- Secure mobile access
- Schedule an appointment*
- Pay bills online*
* Services with an asterisk vary by doctor.
- Medical Affiliations
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
- Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group
Sutter Medical Network
Credentials & Notables
University of California, San Francisco - M.S., Clinical Nurse Specialist Program in Oncology and Genomics; University of San Francisco – B.S.N., Registered Nurse Program; University of California, Davis - B.S. Genetics
- Licensure and Special Certification:
Advanced Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist (AOCNS), Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation; Advanced Genetic Nurse – Board Certified (AGN-BC), American Nurses’ Credentialing Center; Registered Nurse, California Board of Registered Nursing
- Primary Language(s)
Bay Area Cancer Connections, Board of Directors; Academy of Oncology Nurse Navigators; Oncology Nursing Society; Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation
Frank enjoys golf, travel, and spending time with his wife & daughter
Philosophy of Care
Given the multiple factors related to cancer, my aim is to ensure patients and families have all the information they need when making critical health care decisions in cancer care, as well as cancer prevention. Whether we are concerned with genetic testing or cancer treatment planning, I will help you navigate the system, evaluate all the options, and serve as an overall resource in cancer services.
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