Hot Springs, Ark., July 1, 2022 – The American Oncology Network, LLC (AON) and the physicians of Genesis Cancer and Blood Institute (Genesis), Drs. Timothy Webb, Robert Muldoon, Stephen “Fred” Divers, Lynn Cleveland and Lingyi Chen, are pleased to announce that medical oncologist, Sunil Kakadia, MD, MPH, has joined the community oncology practice in Hot Springs.
Dr. Kakadia received his medical degree from Surat Municipal Institute of Medical Education and Research in India followed by a Master of Public Health from California State University in Long Beach. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of North Dakota in Fargo and a hematology-oncology fellowship at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
Dr. Kakadia will be providing care at the Harmony Park, Higdon Ferry, Benton and Russellville clinics. He will also serve as the Director of Research for Genesis.
“We are excited to have Dr. Kakadia join our practice. He is an expert in all cancer types and aims to focus on genitourinary cancers,” said Dr. Timothy Webb, a medical oncologist at Genesis.
The Genesis team now consists of six medical oncologists and six advanced practice providers, offering a comprehensive range of treatments for patients diagnosed with cancer and blood disorders at 10 locations across the state. The practice is committed to providing the community with innovative cancer care that is based on research, evidence-based medicine and focused on the whole person.
Genesis practice delivers a diverse range of services for diagnosis, treatment, clinical trials, survivorship and patient support. Through these services, cancer patients have unparalleled access to comprehensive, integrated cancer care that is close to home.
“Dr. Kakadia is very passionate about providing the highest quality of cancer care to those in his community and improving quality of life for patients and their families,” said AON President and Chief Development Officer Brad Prechtl, MBA.
“We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Kakadia. He has an impressive background with experience in all areas of cancer care and cancer research,” added AON Chief Executive Officer Todd Schonherz. “Dr. Kakadia will bring great value to Genesis and the AON network.”
About Genesis Cancer and Blood Institute: (GenesisCancerBlood.com)
Specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and hematology, Genesis Cancer and Blood Institute is recognized for providing expert cancer care in Arkansas. The highly trained physicians, clinicians and staff are committed to ensuring the best possible outcomes for their patients. The medical oncology/hematology physicians at Genesis Cancer and Blood Institute include Dr. R. Timothy Webb, Dr. Robert T. Muldoon, Dr. Stephen “Fred” Divers, Dr. A. Lynn Cleveland, Dr. Lingyi Chen and Dr. Sunil Kakadia.
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 107 physicians and 86 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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