American Oncology Network and Cancer & Blood Specialists of Arizona Welcome Sarah Conlon, MD
Flagstaff, Ariz., Aug. 1, 2022 – The American Oncology Network, LLC (AON) and Dr. Peter Mathern of Cancer & Blood Specialists of Arizona (CBSA) are pleased to announce that medical oncologist Sarah Conlon, MD, has joined the AON community oncology practice in Flagstaff.
Dr. Conlon received her medical degree from the University of Vermont followed by an internal medicine internship and residency at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. She then completed a hematology-oncology fellowship at the University of California Davis.
“We are excited to have Dr. Conlon join our practice. Though her specialty is breast cancer, she has extensive experience treating and caring for every type of blood and cancer patient,” said Dr. Peter Mathern, a medical oncologist at CBSA.
CBSA offers advanced, comprehensive cancer care for patients in Flagstaff, the surrounding Indian Reservations and Northern Arizona. The clinic provides infusion therapy, including chemotherapy and immunotherapy; an in-house laboratory performing all routine blood work; and an in-house specialty pharmacy. Additionally, CBSA patients have access to care management support including nutrition guidance and financial counseling.
“Dr. Conlon is passionate about providing patient-centered care. She applies and uses the most up-to-date scientific knowledge to obtain the best results with the least side effects for each patient she serves,” said AON President and Chief Development Officer Brad Prechtl, MBA.
“We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Conlon. She has vast experience in all areas of blood and cancer care having practiced oncology for close to 15 years,” added AON Chief Executive Officer Todd Schonherz.
Dr. Conlon will start August 1 and is accepting new patients.
About Cancer & Blood Specialists of Arizona: (CancerBloodSpecialistsAZ.com)
Cancer & Blood Specialists of Arizona is a community-based Medical Oncology and Hematology, Gynecologic Oncology, Radiation Oncology and General Surgery practice providing treatment 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 Phoenix, Flagstaff and Casa Grande, Arizona, and surrounding areas. Our physicians have deep roots in the communities we serve delivering the highest quality cancer treatment that is based on cutting-edge research.
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 108 physicians and 89 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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