American Oncology Network, LLC & Messino Cancer Centers
Welcome Emily Miller, MD

Fort Myers, Fla., August 9, 2021 – The team of 15 medical oncologists from Messino Cancer Centers (MCC) welcome Dr. Emily Miller to the community oncology practice. MCC, an American Oncology Network, LLC (AON) partner, has six office locations in Western North Carolina, in Asheville, Brevard, Franklin, Spruce Pine, Marion and Sylva.

Dr. Miller is seeing patients in Asheville and Franklin. She is Board certified in internal medicine. As a medical oncologist/hematologist, she treats patients with all cancer types and blood disorders, and has a special interest in breast cancer care.

Dr. Miller earned her medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia followed by a residency in internal medicine from Palmetto Health Richland. She completed her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at the University of Tennessee West Cancer Center in Memphis.

Dr. Michael Messino founder of Messino Cancer Centers said, “Dr. Miller’s passion for fostering relationships with her patients and their families while guiding them through the entire cancer journey is why she is a perfect fit for our team and we are excited to have her!”

For over 30 years, MCC has been providing high quality cancer care in the Western North Carolina region, conveniently located close to where patients live.

“We welcome Dr. Miller to our team. She prides herself on being an advocate for her patients and truly embodies the community oncology care model of delivering compassionate care with individualized treatments based on each patient,” said AON President & Chief Development Officer Brad Prechtl, MBA.

AON CEO Todd Schonherz added, “Dr. Miller wanted to join us in community oncology because of her strong beliefs in that every patient deserves access to top quality cancer care and clinical trials. This philosophy is the foundation of Messino and AON.”

Through its partnership with AON, the practice offers home delivery of oral oncolytic medications, 24/7 pharmacy assistance, pathology and laboratory services, care management support and palliative care, and access to clinical trials.


About Messino Cancer Centers: (
Messino Cancer Centers (MCC) provides treatment for adult patients diagnosed with all types of cancer and blood disorders. We are experienced physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses and clinical support staff dedicated to providing the most advanced and innovative treatments of the highest quality. We work together as a team and recognize that each patient is not just a person with cancer, but a unique individual. Care is provided with the utmost concern and consideration of what is best for the whole person throughout their cancer journey.

MCC physicians provide state-of-the-art evidence-based medicine for patients, incorporating personalized medicine, standard and nationally accepted guidelines, and clinical trials. Through care management and dedicated oncology certified staff, we provide support for patients through all phases of their diagnosis and treatment. The physicians of MCC are grounded in the region of Western North Carolina and devoted to providing care to patients in their communities.

About American Oncology Network, LLC: (
American Oncology Network, LLC (AON) is an alliance of physicians and seasoned healthcare leaders partnering to ensure the long-term success of community oncology. Launched in 2018, the rapidly expanding AON network represents 102 physicians and 71 nurse practitioners and physician assistants practicing across 17 states. The executive management team of AON encompasses 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.

For More Information, Contact:
American Oncology Network, LLC
Caroline Hewitt
Vice President of  Marketing
(941) 224.8736