American Oncology Network Expands Board with Physician Appointments

September 14, 2019

The American Oncology Network, whose mission is to support the long-term viability of community oncology, has named Vipul Patel, MD, and Craig Reynolds, MD, to its board. Both board-certified physicians practice in Florida with Florida Cancer Specialists.

The American Oncology Network (AON), whose mission is to support the long-term viability of community oncology, has named Vipul Patel, MD, and Craig Reynolds, MD, to its board. Both board-certified physicians practice in Florida with Florida Cancer Specialists. The AON board provides strategic guidance to its growing network of physicians and physician practices, currently in 7 states.

Highly committed to clinical trials research, Patel has been published in several prestigious journals, including the International Journal of Cancer. Prior to joining Florida Cancer Specialists, Patel served as director of clinical trials for an institutional review board in Gaston, North Carolina, with responsibility for protecting the rights and welfare of patients involved in research. After receiving his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine in the West Indies, he completed a residency in internal medicine at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia, and at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. He is board-certified in medical oncology and hematology.

Reynolds is a recognized leader in clinical research. Prior to joining Florida Cancer Specialists in Ocala, Reynolds served as director of research at the Ocala Oncology Center. He has provided physician leadership as a member of several national committees and advisory boards, including the Education Committee of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the Community Practice Committee of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer. He attended medical school at the University of Miami in Miami, Florida, and at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He completed his internship in internal medicine at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis and a fellowship in oncology/hematology at Barnes Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine.

For more information, see the full press release here.