Dr. Donna Smith Joins Arizona Oncology Gynecologic Medical Team


PHOENIX (Aug. 20, 2012) – Donna Smith, M.D., a board certified gynecologic oncologist, has joined Arizona Oncology, effective August 1. Dr. Smith specializes in the treatment of cervical, endometrial, ovarian, uterine and vulvar cancers and will be practicing with Arizona Oncology’s gynecological physicians Drs. Snehal Bhoola, Matthew Borst, Mike Janicek and Shana Wingo.

Before joining Arizona Oncology, Dr. Smith served as associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago. While there, she was the associate residency program coordinator and served on the Robotic Surgical Committee, Cancer Care Committee and Surgical Pathology Committee. Her Loyola accomplishments include serving as a principal investigator for the National Cancer Institute Gynecologic Group Protocols, which includes ovarian, endometrial, cervical and vulvar procedures.  Chicago Magazine named Dr. Smith one of Chicago’s Top Docs for more than ten years, and US News and World Report recognized her as one of America’s Top Physicians.

 Prior to her appointment at Loyola, Dr. Smith was an associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Boston’s Tufts University Medical Center. She received her medical degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City, completed her internship and residency training in gynecology and obstetrics at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, and completed her fellowship in gynecology oncology at the Georgetown University Medicine Center in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Smith’s professional affiliations include the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Society of Gynecologic Oncologists and American Society of Clinical Oncology.


About Arizona Oncology

Arizona Oncology is one of the largest medical groups in Arizona, with more than 50 practicing physicians devoted exclusively to the most comprehensive, compassionate and quality cancer care to patients in several communities throughout the state, including: Cottonwood, Deer Valley, Flagstaff, Glendale, Green Valley, Marana, Nogales, Oro Valley, Phoenix, Prescott Valley, Safford, Scottsdale, Sedona, Sierra Vista 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 united in healing with The US Oncology Network, one of the nation’s largest community-based cancer treatment and research networks focused on advancing cancer care in America. As an affiliate of The US Oncology Network, Arizona Oncology is united with approximately 1,000 physicians and 10,000 cancer professionals nationwide. Arizona Oncology participates in clinical trials through US Oncology Research, which has helped to develop 43 FDA approved cancer therapies. For more information, visit www.usoncology.com.

About The US Oncology Network

The US Oncology Network is one of the nation’s largest networks of community-based oncology physicians dedicated to advancing cancer care in America. Like-minded physicians are united through The Network around a common vision of expanding patient access to high-quality, integrated cancer care in communities throughout the nation. Leveraging healthcare information technology, shared best practices, refined evidence-based medicine guidelines, and quality measurements, physicians affiliated with The US Oncology Network are committed to advancing the quality, safety, and science of cancer care to improve patient outcomes. The US Oncology Network is supported by McKesson Specialty Health, a division of McKesson Corporationfocused on empowering a vibrant and sustainable community patient care delivery system to advance the science, technology and quality of care.For more information, visit www.usoncology.com.