American Oncology Network & Partner Oncology Welcome Dong Xiang, MD, MS

August 31, 2020

Fort Myers, Fla., August 31, 2020 – Drs. Michael Liao and Joseph Ye of Partner Oncology are pleased to announce that Medical Oncologist Dong Xiang, MD, MS has joined the community oncology practice in Puyallup, Washington. An American Oncology Network, LLC (AON) practice, Partner Oncology provides comprehensive treatment for patients diagnosed with cancer and blood disorders at its clinic in Pierce county.

PO-Dong-Xiang-MD-HeadshotDr. Xiang earned his medical degree from Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, North Carolina followed by a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology from the University of Louisville, Kentucky. Additionally, Dr. Xiang holds a Master of Science degree in molecular biology from the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa and a Master of Science degree in computer science from State University of New York, Albany. He is Board certified in medical oncology, hematology and internal medicine.

“Dr. Xiang brings a wealth of experience and expertise to our practice,” said Partner Oncology Physician Dr. Michael Liao. “He is deeply committed to clinical research having overseen numerous clinical development and investigator-initiated studies and has been published in several prestigious journals.”

AON CEO Brad Prechtl, MBA added, “It is a pleasure to welcome Dr. Xiang to Partner Oncology and the American Oncology Network. He joins us not only with outstanding credentials, he shares our vision of ensuring local access to exceptional cancer care.”

“At AON our mission is to preserve and protect the sustainability of community oncology for physicians and patients,” said AON President & COO Todd Schonherz. “Where patients have access to advanced treatment options and comprehensive care. With Dr. Xiang’s extensive training, I know he will bring value to Partner Oncology and AON.”

Dr. Stephen Orman, AON Board Chairman, stated “We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Xiang. His impressive background makes him an excellent addition to our growing physician network and the residents of Puyallup and surrounding Washington communities.”


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 85 physicians and 52 nurse practitioners and physician assistants practicing across 14 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.

About Partner Oncology: (
Partner Oncology (PO) offers convenient access to quality cancer and hematology care for patients in Puyallup, Washington. A community-based practice, PO provides medical oncology/hematology services and infusion therapy including immunotherapy for treating cancer and other diseases.

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