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Arizona Oncology Welcomes Sreekanth Vasireddy, M.D, Medical Oncologist and Hematologist

12/12/2019

Arizona Oncology Welcomes Sreekanth Vasireddy, M.D, Medical Oncologist and Hematologist

Dr. Vasireddy joins Arizona Oncology’s St. Mary’s office

Tucson, Arizona (December 12, 2019) — Arizona Oncology (AO), a leading provider of comprehensive cancer care in the Southwest region, today announced the addition of a medical oncologist, Sreekanth Vasireddy, MD. Dr. Vasireddy has extensive experience and training in the diagnosis and treatment of cancers and blood diseases, with a special interest in breast cancer. He will see patients at the cancer center’s St. Mary’s treatment facility.

Dr. Vasireddy brings more than a decade of rigorous education, training and experience focusing on cancer treatment to Arizona Oncology. He comes to AO from Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans, Louisiana. By adding Dr. Vasireddy to the practice, Arizona Oncology expands on its ability to offer patients convenient access to leading cancer experts and some of the most advanced cancer treatments available.

“We are pleased and proud to welcome Dr. Vasireddy to our multidisciplinary team in Tucson,” said Rachel Swart, MD, PhD, medical oncologist at Arizona Oncology. “Dr. Vasireddy shares the AO vision of providing leading-edge, personalized cancer care that addresses all aspects of a patient’s well-being. He is a highly skilled, compassionate physician whose addition to our staff will allow us to continue to deliver timely, high-quality care to our current patients and newly diagnosed patients. His contributions will play a vital role in continuing our mission of providing world-class cancer care in a convenient community setting.”

Dr. Vasireddy is joining a team of 60+ highly skilled physicians at Arizona Oncology, a leading oncology group in the region with seven locations throughout Tucson and Green Valley to serve patients. The practice offers specialized physician expertise in all types of cancers. The addition of Dr. Vasireddy broadens this expertise, adding depth to the practice’s knowledge base and patient care model.

Arizona Oncology provides a full spectrum of integrated advanced cancer care services, including community outreach programs, cutting-edge technologies and treatment options, and comprehensive supportive care programs. The practice also offers access to various clinical trials through its affiliation with The US Oncology Network and US Oncology Research.

“Arizona Oncology is able to offer cancer patients resources typically only available in major academic medical facilities and large hospital systems,” said Dr. Vasireddy. “It’s refreshing to have these cutting-edge treatments available to offer my patients in the same community where they live and work. I am honored to joint this team of highly regarded physicians committed to helping cancer patients achieve their best possible outcome with a dedicated multi-disciplinary approach.”

Dr. Vasireddy is currently seeing patients at Arizona Oncology’s St. Mary’s office, located at 1620 W. St. Mary's Road. Patients may call (520) 791-7996 to schedule an appointment.

About Arizona Oncology

Arizona Oncology is one of the largest medical groups in Arizona. With more than 60 practicing physicians devoted exclusively to providing comprehensive, compassionate and high-quality cancer care, Arizona Oncology specializes in Medical, Gynecologic, Breast Surgical, and Radiation Oncology, Hematology, Stem Cell Transplant, Urology, Colon and Rectal surgery, Research, Genetic Risk Assessment and patient ancillary programs. The physicians and their staff treat patients in many communities throughout the state including: Deer Valley, East Valley (Tempe and East Mesa), Flagstaff, Glendale, Goodyear, Green Valley, Nogales, Peoria, Phoenix, Prescott Valley, Safford, Scottsdale, and Tucson.

Arizona Oncology believes it is beneficial to provide cancer therapies in a community setting, close to patients' homes and support systems. The physicians are supported by a talented clinical team sensitive to the needs of cancer patients and their caregivers. For more information, visit www.ArizonaOncology.com.

Arizona Oncology is an affiliate of The US Oncology Network (The Network). This collaboration unites AO with more than 1,400 independent physicians dedicated to delivering value-based, integrated care for patients — close to home. Through The Network, these independent doctors come together to form a community of shared expertise and resources dedicated to advancing local cancer care and to delivering better patient outcomes. The US Oncology Network is supported by McKesson Specialty Health, whose coordinated resources and infrastructure allow doctors in The Network to focus on the health of their patients, while McKesson focuses on the health of their practices. AO also participates in clinical trials through US Oncology Research, which has played a role in more than 70 FDA-approved cancer therapies, approximately one-third of all cancer therapies approved by the FDA to date. For more information, visit www.usoncology.com.

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