Practice News

Minnesota Oncology First to Earn NCODA Center of Excellence Medically-Integrated Pharmacy Accreditation

5-16-2022

     CAZENOVIA, NY – May 12, 2022 – Minnesota Oncology has become the first practice to earn NCODA’s Center of Excellence Medically Integrated Pharmacy Accreditation in the nation. The announcement was made at the recent 2022 NCODA International Spring Forum in front of hundreds of oncology clinical and industry professionals, pinpointing a significant milestone for the new accreditation program...

Gap Year Opportunity for Nursing Assistants, EMTs, or Medical Assistants

5-05-2022

Are you a Gap Year student who has current Clinical Assistant, EMT or Medical Assistant certification?  Minnesota Oncology is proud to announce a new program for those who have CNA, EMT or Medical Assistant certification to provide Medical/Clinical Assistance Care in an Oncology Setting.  Minnesota Oncology offers its employees an exciting, fast-paced, and challenging work environment. ...

Minnesota Oncology Physicians Named 2022 Top Doctors: Rising Stars by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

4-06-2022

Six Minnesota Oncology doctors are physicians-to-watch in 2022, according to Mpls.St.Paul Magazine. This month, the magazine released the 2022 edition of Twin Cities’ Top Doctors—Rising Stars list, which recognizes six outstanding Minnesota Oncology physicians. To be selected for the list, the doctors must have been practicing for 10 years or less. Each physician named...

Nurse Practitioner Awarded the Collen Anderson Excellence in Cancer Care Award

1-20-2022

Minnesota Oncology Nurse Practitioner, Akia Smith, was recently awarded the Collen Anderson Excellence in Cancer Care Award by the Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance.  This award is based on nominations by friends, family, colleagues and patients. Akia, we are privileged to work with you and proud of the care you provide to your patients. Akia will be presenting at...

Minnesota Oncology Celebrates One Year in Mayo Clinic Care Network

1-03-2022

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CONTACT Courtney Anderson Director of Marketing Minnesota Oncology 612-309-3415 courtney.anderson@usoncology.com   Minnesota Oncology Celebrates One Year in Mayo Clinic Care Network. January 3, 2022 - Minnesota Oncology is celebrating its one-year anniversary as a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. Through this membership, our providers get special access to Mayo Clinic resources,...

Minnesota Oncology is pleased to introduce our new breast surgeon, Elizabeth O’Leary, MD, FACS

10-11-2021

“My most important role is taking care of my patients and providing a safe, reassuring place that will help them to easily navigate the confusing world of cancer, cancer therapies and benign breast diseases. My patients come first and my greatest reward comes from being able to help patients through their most trying times, getting them to the other...

Minnesota Oncology is pleased to introduce our newest Minneapolis Clinic physician, Sushma Tatineni, MD

9-28-2021

“ A diagnosis of cancer is challenging emotionally and physically. My ultimate goal as a hematologist and oncologist is to help my patients in navigating through the difficult times, while providing them with evidence based, cutting-edge treatments and knowledge about the disease. I feel privileged in caring for my patients and in giving them support and comfort during their stressful...

Minnesota Oncology is pleased to introduce our newest Minneapolis Clinic physician, Danielle Tippit, MD

9-07-2021

“Growing up in a rural area I experienced the difficulties that come with inadequate access to healthcare, and I am particularly interested in a practice that understands and prioritizes patients who want to be treated closer to home during the most difficult time of their lives.” Dr. Tippit joins Minnesota Oncology after completing her fellowship and residency at...

Important: COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Update

8-31-2021

Minnesota Oncology agrees with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendation that certain immunocompromised people, including all cancer patients undergoing active treatment, get a vaccine booster shot – following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decision authorizing a third vaccine dose for immunocompromised people. Patients are advised to check with their local pharmacies to schedule a...

Minnesota Oncology is pleased to introduce our newest Edina Clinic physician, Patrick Dreyer, DO.

8-16-2021

“My core belief is that an oncologist must treat the whole patient and in the process include their family. I very much enjoyed teaching medical residents when I was a chief medical resident, and likewise when I was chief oncology fellow. I use a similar approach to treating patients and family, as only with an adequate understanding of all...
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