Benjamin T. Herms, M.D.
Medical Oncology and Hematology
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Benjamin T. Herms, MD, is a medical oncologist and hematologist who specializes in lung cancer and genitourinary cancer. Dr. Herms is board-certified in internal medicine and medical oncology and serves as OHC’s principal investigator for genitourinary clinical trials. He also has a special interest in palliative care.
“Specializing in cancer care gives me the opportunity to be on the cutting edge of science and medicine with the opportunity to interact very personally with my patients and their families. I take the time to get to know them so I can identify additional support they may need and help them through their cancer journey,” said Dr. Herms.
In his free time, Dr. Herms enjoys spending time with his family: his wife, their four children and their dog.
Education & Training
Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY
Residency: University of Louisville School of Medicine
Fellowship: Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, OH
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Wonderful Doctor!! He is understanding and interested in my questions and concerns. He also listened to my history of breast cancer. Thankful for Dr. Herms and his staff! – K., September 2021
Dr. Herms and his staff are always kind, caring, and personable. It makes a patient's anxiety much less when people greet you with a smile and are clearly happy at the job they do. – B.L., September 2021
Dr. Herms is the very best oncologist. He is caring, concerned and pays close attention to my possible problems and is on top of it all. I love his caring ways, his nurses and the entire staff. They know their people and that counts 100%. – E.K., September 2021
Dr. Herms was really spectacular. I immediately felt comfortable with his care and advice. – M.M., August 2021
Gave me the encouragement and positive attitude I needed to go through my cancer treatments. Everyone was nice and friendly during my treatments. – G.S., August 2021