Samaritan’s Oncology Hematology practice (formerly North Country Oncology and Hematology) provides diagnosis and treatment for patients dealing with all types of cancers and blood disorders. Our dedicated physicians, nurses and staff will guide you and your family through your treatment options, tailoring our services to your unique, individual needs.


These comprehensive services are state-of-the-art, patient-centered, and provided by people who have an unwavering commitment to achieving the best possible result. We’ll keep you informed of possible side effects; monitor each step of your treatment; and fully evaluate your progress. You’ll receive expert care, while staying close to the comfort of your home and family.

Our Location

531 Washington Street
Suite 1000
Watertown, NY 13601
p. 315-788-7990
f. 315-788-4248

Our Hours

Monday-Thursday - 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Friday – 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Our Providers

Dr. John Poggi
Board Certified Oncologist/Hematologist

Dr. Charles Romano
Board Certified Oncologist

Dr. Florence P. Arnold
Board Certified Internal Medicine

Dr. Osafie Bello
Board Certified Internal Medicine

Ms. Karen Nevills
Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)

Conditions Treated

  • Anemia
  • Bleeding disorders
  • Cancers including but not limited to: colon, prostate, breast, lymphomas, non-active leukemia, urologic, lung, gastric, pancreatic, brain, and melanoma
  • Coagulation disorders
  • Hemophilia 
  • Sickle Cell disease

Services Available

  • Anticoagulation therapy
  • Bone marrow aspirate & biopsy
  • Chemotherapy 
  • Immunotherapy
  • Infusions for other physicians for MS & arthritis 
  • Lab
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Transfusions

For more information about Samaritan's Oncology and Hematology group please call the office directly 315-788-7990 or use our Contact Us form.