Baton Rouge, LA., September 12, 2019 — The physicians of Hematology/Oncology Clinic (HOC), Dr. Michael Castine III, Dr. Pavani Ellipeddi, Dr. Lauren Juneja, Dr. Christopher McCanless and Dr. Gerald Miletello, are pleased to announce that Medical Oncologist Sanjay K. Juneja, MD has joined the leading community oncology/hematology practice in Baton Rouge, LA. A division of American Oncology Partners, PA, HOC has office locations in Baton Rouge, at 8595 Picardy Avenue, Suite 400, and a new office in Zachary, at 1673 East Mount Pleasant Drive, Suite F-102. Dr. Juneja is practicing at both locations.
Dr. Juneja received his medical degree from Louisiana State University, where he served as student body president his fourth year. He went on to complete his Internal Medicine residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and was awarded Resident of the Year every year of his training. He was also elected president of the Executive Council comprised of 500+ residents and fellow physicians. Dr. Juneja completed a fellowship in Hematology & Oncology at the Feist-Weiller Cancer Center in Shreveport, LA and served as chief fellow his final year. Throughout his years of medical training he was consistently recognized by his peers and faculty for his leadership, generosity and philanthropic spirit.
Hematology/Oncology Clinic Senior Physician Dr. Gerald Miletello said, “Dr. Juneja joins us not only with outstanding credentials, he shares our philosophy of hope, optimism and caring. We are delighted to welcome him to our practice.”
AON CEO Brad Prechtl, MBA added, “It is a pleasure to welcome Dr. Juneja to the Hematology/Oncology Clinic and American Oncology Network, LLC. As a community oncology practice, we remain committed to providing patients with the most advanced and personalized treatments in settings that are convenient and close to home. I’m confident that Dr. Juneja’s training and experience make him an ideal fit for AON and HOC.”
Dr. Stephen Orman, AON Board member and chairman, stated “Dr Juneja is a highly-dedicated and respected medical oncologist, and an impressive addition to our growing physician network in the Baton Rouge community.”
About Hematology/Oncology Clinic: (www.hocbr.com)
As specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of blood disorders and cancer, Hematology/Oncology Clinic’s goal is to provide compassionate and supportive care. Doctor-patient relationships are based on mutual understanding. Our highly trained and extensively experienced clinical staff consists of Nurse Practitioners, Oncology Certified Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses. Our philosophy of hope, optimism and caring is also reflected in our office, insurance and business staff. The physicians at Hematology/Oncology Clinic include Dr. Gerald Miletello, Dr. Christopher McCanless, Dr. Michael J. Castine III, Dr. Pavani Ellipeddi, Dr. Lauren Juneja, and Dr. Sanjay Juneja.
About American Oncology Network, LLC: (AONcology.com)
American Oncology Network, LLC (AON) is an alliance of physicians and seasoned healthcare leaders partnering to ensure the long-term success of community oncology. Founded in 2017, the rapidly growing AON network represents nearly 50 physicians and over ten nurse practitioners practicing across seven states. The executive management team of AON brings more than three decades of oncology practice management experience, enabling physicians to focus on what matters most – providing the highest quality care for patients.
The organization provides unique and comprehensive protocols for managing administrative procedures and enhancing ancillary services for its affiliates. AON is able to aggregate volume and attain economies of scale, as it guides its member physicians and practices through the transition to value-based reimbursement models that improve the patient experience and help to reduce the per-capita cost of cancer care.
AON also provides a unique model of physician led, community-based oncology management. With services such as a centralized specialty pharmacy, diagnostics, pathology, fully integrated electronic medical records, a care management team and a variety of financial assistance programs, an alliance with AON ensures that patients’ experiences will be at the very pinnacle of cancer care today.
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