Meet the Breast Cancer Patient Navigator

at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset

When you receive a diagnosis of breast cancer, navigating the healthcare system to get the care you need can be confusing. The Breast Cancer Patient Navigator at The Steeplechase Cancer Center can help.

Kimberly Cromwell-Piniella, CBCN, BSN, RN

Kimberly Cromwell-Piniella, CBCN, BSN, RN
Patient Navigator
908-252-4053
Kimberly.cromwell-piniella@rwjbh.org

Registered nurse and patient navigator Kimberly Cromwell-Piniella, CBCN, BSN, RN has experience in providing support and guidance to breast cancer patients and their families.

The patient navigator can:

  • Guide you through diagnosis, treatment and recovery, utilizing our multidisciplinary team to develop an individualized plan of care
  • Coordinate referrals from physicians and healthcare facilities
  • Provide you with education related to your illness and planned treatment
  • Meet with you preoperatively and postoperatively to assess and reinforce education in preparation for discharge
  • Remain available to you when worries and fears become overwhelming
  • Connect you with resources such as counseling, social work, rehabilitation support groups and specialty items

To reach the patient navigator, call 908-252-4053 or email kimberly.cromwell-piniella@rwjbh.org.

Patient Stories

  • "Knowing that I was doing something more helped me mentally...I liked that I was doing something to keep fighting.”

    Kalyani
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  • “Simona held my hand every step of the way, ensured every appointment that I needed was made and that I was comfortable”

    Camille
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  • "Having been a nurse at RWJUH Somerset for 18 years, I was confident in the care I was receiving."

    Lorelie
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