Summit Cancer Centers and American Oncology Network Expand Physician Team to Include Dr. Deepthi Kodali
Dr. Kodali is accepting patients at the Summit Cancer Centers’ Spokane Valley clinic location.
SPOKANE, Wash., September 8, 2023 – Summit Cancer Centers, in partnership with American Oncology Network (AON), is pleased to welcome medical oncologist and hematologist Deepthi Kodali, MD, to the community. She is accepting patients at the clinic’s Spokane Valley location.
“On behalf of the care team at Summit Cancer Centers, we are excited to announce that Dr. Kodali has joined us,” said Arvind Chaudhry, MD, Ph.D., medical oncologist at Summit Cancer Centers. “Dr. Kodali’s dedication and passion will enhance our commitment to patient-centered care and medical excellence.”
Dr. Kodali is Board certified in internal medicine. She received her medical degree from Kasturba Medical College in Manipal, India, and completed an internal medicine residency at the University of Connecticut, and then an oncology-hematology fellowship at Winship Cancer Institute at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She has a special interest in women’s health and breast cancer although she has experience treating various cancer types.
“I am eager to get started at Summit Cancer Centers and join the team of expert physicians,” said Kodali. “My approach to patient care is to first deliver compassionate, evidence-based and patient-centered care that is unique to each of my patients. I believe that fostering a strong doctor-patient relationship is fundamental to successful health outcomes. I am eager to build those connections within this supportive practice.”
“Dr. Kodali’s experience is a great addition to the clinic’s team,” said Stephen “Fred” Divers, MD, AON’s chief medical officer. “I would like to extend a warm welcome to Dr. Kodali and look forward to the positive impact her presence will have on the health and well-being of their patients.”
About Summit Cancer Centers
Summit Cancer Centers is a community-based medical and surgical oncology practice providing care 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 Washington and Idaho. Services include diagnostic imaging, nutritional counseling, cancer treatments with the most advanced therapies and technologies and clinical trials to onsite oral chemotherapy and lab services. Learn more at www.summitcancercenters.com/.
About American Oncology Network
The American Oncology Network (AON), an Inc. 5000-recognized company, 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 109 physicians and 86 nurse practitioners and physician assistants practicing across 19 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 are at the very pinnacle of cancer care today. Learn more at www.aoncology.com/.
Contact for more information:
Caroline Hewitt, Vice President of Marketing
American Oncology Network