The Opening of Desert Hematology Oncology Marks American Oncology Network’s Third Arizona Practice

Partners | <b>American Oncology Network</b>

American Oncology Network opens its third practice in Arizona with Desert Hematology Oncology.

American Oncology Network, LLC (AON), a high-growth national network of independent community oncologists, is pleased to announce the opening of Desert Hematology Oncology in Surprise, Ariz. The community-based practice joined AON effective Nov. 8, 2021 and is now the third practice in Arizona to partner with AON.

Desert Hematology Oncology (DHO) specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and blood disorders. DHO will offer a variety of services to enhance cancer care by providing an in-house specialty pharmacy and pathology and financial counselors to assist with insurance questions. The clinic is located at 14780 W Mountain View Blvd., Suite 211, Surprise, Ariz.

“Opening Desert Hematology Oncology as our third AON practice in Arizona is helping our mission of ensuring all patients have local access to the best cancer care. High quality, yet affordable care is now a reality for patients living in Surprise, Casa Grande, Phoenix and Gilbert,” said AON President & Chief Development Officer Brad Prechtl, MBA.

Medical Oncologist Dr. David Kahn and Nurse Practitioner Anna Birks will be providing care at DHO. The new clinic will provide infusion therapy, centralized laboratory and pathology and home delivery of oral cancer medications.

AON Chief Executive Officer Todd Schonherz added, “We are excited to have Dr. Kahn join AON, he is an experienced medical oncologist with deep roots in Arizona. He is passionate about research and making sure his patients have access to the latest technologies and treatments available.”

Dr. Kahn emphasized he has a strong history of providing top-quality cancer treatments based on medical evidence and research. “I am focused on the whole person and I value my partnership with each patient and their families.”

AON was founded by well-respected leaders in community oncology with decades of experience helping oncology practices to thrive by providing proven solutions and ensuring that everyone has access to exceptional cancer care.