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Fort Myers medical group expands in Maryland

  • By Mark Gordon
  • | 8:30 a.m. February 21, 2024
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Fort Myers-based American Oncology Network has added Bay Hematology Oncology in Easton, Maryland, to its network. 

Bay Hematology Oncology is practice No. 36 in the AON portfolio, and its third in Maryland. American Oncology Network, publicly-traded on the Nasdaq under the symbol AONC, is an alliance of physicians and health care leaders focused on building an organization of community-based cancer care centers. 

American Oncology Network CEO Todd Schonherz
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Bay Hematology Oncology is overseen by three physicians and four advanced practitioners experienced in treating an array of blood disorders and cancer-related diseases, according to a statement. The practice currently has two clinic locations in Maryland. 

“Our goal is to provide the latest and advanced therapies to our patients and deliver continuous support and resources to them and their loved ones throughout the journey,” says Dr. David Smith, medical oncologist at Bay Hematology Oncology in the statement. “AON is a nationwide leader and provider that offers practices like ours an integrated care model, and through this partnership with AON, we can position ourselves to improve our care services to ensure that our patients receive the best possible therapies for their diagnoses.”

In addition to the current patient services offered, as part of the AON partnership, Bay Hematology Oncology’s two clinics will offer additional patient resources, the release states. Such resources include in-house pathology services, enhanced in-house specialty pharmacy for oral oncolytic medication and care coordination for patients among other benefits.

“Community practices of all specialties are the heart of health care and beneficial to patients in all communities by keeping care and services accessible and affordable,” says AON CEO Todd Schonherz in the statement. “At AON, we strive to ensure practices like Bay Hematology Oncology have the equipment, support and resources to deliver care within the communities they serve. 

Founded in 2018, AON's represents more than 220 providers practicing across 20 states. It posted $1.25 billion in revenue the past 12 months. 



Mark Gordon

Mark Gordon is the managing editor of the Business Observer. He has worked for the Business Observer since 2005. He previously worked for newspapers and magazines in upstate New York, suburban Philadelphia and Jacksonville.

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