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Genesis Cancer and Blood Institute and American Oncology Network Welcome Kristen Sager, MD

Hot Springs, Ark., Aug. 1, 2022 Genesis Cancer and Blood Institute (Genesis), an American Oncology Network, LLC (AON) partner, is pleased to announce that medical oncologist Kristen Sager, MD, has joined the community oncology practice in Hot Springs. She will work alongside Drs. Timothy Webb, Robert Muldoon, Stephen “Fred” Divers, Lynn Cleveland, Lingyi Chen and Sunil Kakadia.

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Dr. Sager received her medical degree from Louisiana State University Medical Center and completed her internal medicine residency followed by a hematology-oncology fellowship at Texas A&M College of Medicine. Dr. Sager specializes in all cancer types and blood disorders and will be providing care at the Mena and Russellville clinics.

“We are excited to have Dr. Sager join our practice. She loves the relationships that can be built with patients and their families in a small town and is passionate about bringing the newest and best cancer treatments to these communities,” said Genesis medical oncologist Dr. Timothy Webb.

The Genesis team now consists of seven medical oncologists and six advanced practice providers across the 10 Arkansas locations. The practice is committed to providing the community with innovative cancer care that is delivered holistically and based on research and evidence-based medicine. Through these services, cancer patients have access to a diverse range of services for diagnosis, treatment, clinical trials, survivorship and patient support that is close to home, limiting their need to travel far to receive care.

“Dr. Sager treats each patient and their family with the same enthusiasm and compassion she would have for her own family. She comforts them during what is a very frightening moment in their lives, and they appreciate the one-on-one attention,” said AON President and Chief Development Officer Brad Prechtl, MBA.

“We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Sager,” added AON Chief Executive Officer Todd Schonherz. “The field of oncology is constantly evolving, and she is committed to providing her patients the most up-to-date treatments available.”

Dr. Sager will begin on August 1 and is accepting new patients.

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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, Dr. Sunil Kakadia and Dr. Kristen Sager.

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.

For More Information, Contact:
American Oncology Network, LLC
Caroline Hewitt, Vice President of Marketing
Caroline.Hewitt@AONcology.com

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