Fort Myers, Fla., Nov. 19, 2021 – The team of nine medical, surgical and radiation oncologists from Summit Cancer Centers (Summit) welcome Dr. Jing Li Huang to the community oncology practice. Summit, an American Oncology Network, LLC (AON) partner, has eight locations, serving patients in eastern Washington and Idaho.
Dr. Huang is seeing patients in the Spokane Valley, Wash. and Post Falls, Idaho locations. She is Board certified in General Surgery and Board eligible in Complex Surgical Oncology. She earned her medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, after which she completed her residency in general surgery at the University of Minnesota and specialized training in complex surgical oncology from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Dr. Huang is skilled in the most advanced treatments, including minimally invasive cancer surgery using the da Vinci robotic-assisted surgical system.
Summit Medical Oncologist Arvind Chaudhry, MD, PhD said, “We continue to add physicians to meet our high standards of delivering the best oncology care. Dr. Huang is experienced in complex oncology surgeries with special interest in cancers that most often affect women including breast and soft tissue sarcomas.”
The Summit team includes Medical Oncologists Arvind Chaudhry, MD, PhD, Bruce Cutter, MD, Carolyn Aks, MD, Stephanie Hodson, MD, Mirela Andrei, MD; Surgical Oncologists Aaron Saunders, MD, MAS, DABS, Max Seaton, MD, Jing Li Huang, MD; and Radiation Oncologists Karie-Lynn Kelly, MD and Jonathan Sharrett, DO.
AON President & Chief Development Officer Brad Prechtl, MBA stated, “Dr. Huang joining the Summit team shows their commitment to enhanced care. Through her extensive training she is able to offer patients multidisciplinary management for the constantly evolving field of oncology care.”
With the addition of Dr. Huang, the Summit team now includes three surgical oncologists, helping to ensure that their patients have access to exceptional cancer care and treatment close to where they live.
“We welcome Dr. Huang and feel privileged to have her on our team. Her approach to treatment is to educate patients to make sure they are making informed decisions based on their specific situation,” added AON Chief Executive Officer Todd Schonherz.
Summit Cancer Centers is a leading cancer center offering multidisciplinary care with comprehensive cancer services from screening and early detection to the most advanced state-of-the-art cancer care available in this region. Cancer treatments include surgical oncology, chemotherapy, immunotherapy and radiation oncology with Cyberknife. Summit is the only oncology practice in this area between Seattle, Salt Lake and Great Falls to offer Cyberknife—innovative outpatient radiation technology.
About Summit Cancer Centers: (SummitCancerCenters.com)
Summit Cancer Centers is a community-based medical and surgical oncology practice providing care for patients diagnosed with all types of cancer and blood disorders. We are experienced physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses and clinical support staff providing compassionate, patient-centered care in Washington, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and western Canada. Services include diagnostic imaging, nutritional counseling, cancer treatments with the most advanced therapies and technologies and clinical trials to onsite oral chemotherapy and lab services. Additionally, Summit is the only oncology practice in this area (between Seattle, Salt Lake and Great Falls) to offer innovative radiation technology with Cyberknife.
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. Launched in 2018, the rapidly expanding AON network represents 104 physicians and 78 nurse practitioners and physician assistants practicing across 16 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.
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