Medical Oncologist Peter Mathern, MD Opens New Cancer Center in Flagstaff and Joins Cancer & Blood Specialists of Arizona
Flagstaff, Ariz., Jan. 5, 2022 – Medical Oncologist Peter Mathern, MD and Cancer & Blood Specialists of Arizona, an American Oncology Network, LLC (AON) partner, are pleased to announce the opening of their new cancer center location in Flagstaff, Ariz., located at 77 W. Forest Avenue, Suite 301. This new cancer center offers advanced, comprehensive care providing unsurpassed convenience for patients in Flagstaff, the surrounding Indian Reservations and Northern Arizona.
The newly constructed 8,845 square-foot cancer center is located in the NorthStar Building on the third floor. The new state-of-the-art facility will include seven exam rooms and 18 chemotherapy chairs, and will offer infusion therapy, including chemotherapy and immunotherapy, an in-house laboratory performing all routine blood work on-site and an in-house specialty pharmacy. Patients will have access to care management support including nutrition guidance and financial counseling.
“This clinic will offer our patients the same great care they are accustomed to receiving with advances in clinical research and therapies, 24/7 pharmacy assistance and in-house pathology, pharmacy and laboratory services,” said Medical Oncologist Dr. Peter Mathern.
Brad Prechtl, MBA, AON President & Chief Development Officer stated, “The opening of this Flagstaff clinic is aligned with our mission of providing the best cancer care that is affordable and close to where our patients live.”
AON Chief Executive Officer Todd Schonherz added, “Dr. Mathern and his team have been serving patients in the Flagstaff area for over 12 years. By joining Cancer & Blood Specialists of Arizona and the AON network, he’ll be part of a larger collaborative team. This type of team approach always leads to higher-quality patient care.”
About Cancer & Blood Specialists of Arizona: CancerBloodSpecialistsAZ.com
Cancer & Blood Specialists of Arizona is a community-based Medical Oncology, Gynecologic Oncology and Hematology 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 and Flagstaff, 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 currently represents 105 physicians and 79 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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