American Oncology Network, LLC & Cancer & Blood Specialists of Arizona Welcome Harshita Paripati, MD

July 6, 2021

Fort Myers, Fla., July 6, 2021 – Drs. Snehal Bhoola, Tania Cortas, Mazen Khattab, and Shana Wingo of Cancer & Blood Specialists of Arizona (CBSA) welcome Medical Oncologist/Hematologist Harshita Paripati, 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.

Dr. Paripati is seeing patients in East Valley at 1501 N. Gilbert Rd., Suite 200 in Gilbert. She is a Board-certified medical oncologist who treats patients with all cancer types and blood disorders, and is renowned for her expertise in thoracic cancers. She has been practicing in Arizona since 2009.

Dr. Paripati earned her medical degree from Osmania Medical College, NTR University of Health Services in Hyderabad, India. She completed her residency in internal medicine from Baptist Medical Centers in Birmingham, Alabama and her fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at Mayo Clinic Arizona in Scottsdale.

CBSA-Dr.-Paripati-Headshot“Dr. Paripati has an impressive background and is recognized for her work in thoracic cancers but it is her focus on providing personalized care to her patients that makes all of us at CBSA thrilled to have her join our practice,” said Dr. Bhoola of Cancer & Blood Specialists of Arizona.

With the addition of Dr. Paripati, the CBSA team will include three medical oncologists and two gynecologic oncologists providing the highest quality of care, with state-of-the-art technology and the latest advances in clinical research and therapies. Through its partnership with AON, the practice offers home delivery of oral oncolytic medications, 24/7 pharmacy assistance and care management services.

AON President & Chief Development Officer Brad Prechtl, MBA said, “We welcome Dr. Paripati to AON and CBSA. By adding a third medical oncologist we are better able to meet the needs of our patients living in East Valley, as they will be able to get the highest quality cancer care close to where they live.”

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Paripati as she is highly regarded for her treatment plans based on cutting-edge research while placing an emphasis on the quality of life for her patients,” said AON CEO Todd Schonherz.


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 102 physicians and 68 nurse practitioners and physician assistants practicing across 17 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
(941) 224.8736