American Oncology Network, LLC & Cancer & Blood Specialists of Arizona Welcome Amber Flaherty, MD

November 1, 2021

Phoenix, Ariz., Nov. 1, 2021 – Drs. Snehal Bhoola, Tania Cortas, Mazen Khattab, Shana Wingo and Harshita Paripati of Cancer & Blood Specialists of Arizona (CBSA) welcome Medical Oncologist/Hematologist Amber Flaherty, MD to the community oncology practice. CBSA, an American Oncology Network, LLC (AON) partner, has three locations in the Greater Phoenix Area including the Northwest, East Valley and Phoenix/Scottsdale.

CBSA-Dr.-Flaherty-PR-HeadshotDr. Flaherty is seeing patients in Phoenix/Scottsdale at 11209 N. Tatum Blvd, Suite B200 in Phoenix. She is a Board-certified medical oncologist and hematologist who treats patients with all cancer types and blood disorders, and specializes in genitourinary cancers focused on the kidney, bladder and prostate.

Dr. Flaherty earned her medical degree from St. George’s University Grenada, West Indies. She completed her residency in internal medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston followed by fellowship training in hematology and oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla.

Dr. Tania Cortas of Cancer & Blood Specialists of Arizona said, “Dr. Flaherty will be an asset to our team as she brings with her a passion for cancer research and has participated in several studies as the principal investigator.”

“The CBSA team is growing to meet the needs of our patients in the Phoenix area,” said AON President & Chief Development Officer Brad Prechtl, MBA. “With the addition of Dr. Flaherty, CBSA will now include four medical oncologists and two gynecologic oncologists helping to provide personalized care conveniently located close to home.”

Through its partnership with AON, CBSA offers state-of-the-art technology and the latest advances in clinical research and therapies, home delivery of oral oncolytic medications, 24/7 pharmacy assistance and pathology and laboratory services.

AON Chief Executive Officer Todd Schonherz, added “Dr. Flaherty is known for her customized approach to treatment, she takes the time to get to know her patients and their families to develop a plan that is best suited for them with the focus on enhancing their quality of life.”


About Cancer & Blood Specialists of Arizona: (
Cancer & Blood Specialists of Arizona is a community-based Medical Oncology, Gynecologic Oncology and Hematology practice providing treatment 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 Phoenix, Arizona, and surrounding areas. Our physicians have deep roots in the Greater Phoenix Area and are proud of our 40-year collective history of delivering the highest quality cancer treatment that is based on cutting-edge research.

About American Oncology Network, LLC: (
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 104 physicians and 78 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.

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