New Location, Same Personalized Care: Hematology Oncology Clinic Relocates the Zachary Clinic

Local oncology practice moves its clinic to continue providing enhanced cancer care to the Zachary community.

ZACHARY, La., March 18, 2024Hematology Oncology Clinic, a partner practice of American Oncology Network (AON) (Nasdaq: AONC), has relocated its clinic in Zachary to 4242 Highway 19, Suite 19. The new Zachary clinic is located approximately three miles away from its original location and is now open to new and current patients.

Hematology Oncology Clinic’s Board-certified medical oncologist Michael J. Castine, III, MD, is the primary physician at the Zachary clinic and is joined by the practice’s experienced clinical team. The clinic offers four private exam rooms that provide dedicated space for patient-physician conversations and 12 infusion chairs for patients receiving certain therapies as part of their treatment plans. The site is also equipped with an onsite laboratory for immediate blood draws and other required work.

“While our clinic has a new address, our standards of patient care have not changed,” said Dr. Castine, III. “The practice holds itself to continuously providing high-quality care and services to our patients in a compassionate and holistic manner that is central to our patient-first mindset. This is a definite in all of Hematology Oncology Clinic’s three clinic locations. We appreciate our patients’ continued trust in us and look forward to serving them at our new address in Zachary.”

Hematology Oncology Clinic has been delivering care to patients living in Baton Rouge, Zachary, Alexandria and the surrounding area for many years. The practice ensures patients receive personalized care and treatment plans that are designed exclusively for their unique needs. As a community-based practice, Hematology Oncology Clinic provides affordable care in a comfortable environment while offering high-quality, state-of-the-art treatment in convenient locations.

The practice is a partner of American Oncology Network, one of the nation’s fastest-growing community-based networks. Through this partnership, Hematology Oncology Clinic makes additional patient care and services available such as access to the in-house specialty pharmacy with home delivery of certain medications among other benefits.

“We cannot wait to welcome our patients to the new space, where we will continue to prioritize their health and well-being,” said Dr. Castine, III. “The relocation will allow us to expand patient services and therapeutics, while also providing a larger space for additional staff to deliver one-on-one care.”

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About American Oncology Network
American Oncology Network (AON) (Nasdaq: AONC) is an alliance of physicians and seasoned healthcare leaders partnering to ensure the long-term success and viability of community oncology and other specialties. Founded in 2018, AON’s rapidly expanding network represents more than 220 providers practicing across 20 states. AON pioneers innovative healthcare solutions through its physician-led model, fostering value-based care that improves patient outcomes while reducing costs and expanding access to quality care. AON equips its network physicians with the tools they need to thrive independently while providing comprehensive support, integrated revenue-diversifying ancillary services, and practice management expertise, enabling physicians to focus on what matters most – providing the highest standard of care for every patient. AON is committed to promoting health equity by addressing disparities in cancer care and ensuring that all patients have access to the care they need to achieve optimal health outcomes. With a focus on innovation and collaboration, AON is shaping the future of community oncology. Learn more at

About Hematology Oncology Clinic
Specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of blood disorders and cancer, the Hematology Oncology Clinic serves patients from offices in Baton Rouge, Zachary and Alexandria, Louisiana. Our Board-certified physicians include Dr. Gerald Miletello, Dr. Christopher McCanless, Dr. Michael Castine, III and Dr. Pavani Ellipeddi. The practice’s highly trained and experienced clinical staff consists of nurse practitioners, oncology-certified registered nurses and licensed practical nurses. Learn more at

Contact for more information:
Caroline Hewitt, Vice President of Marketing
American Oncology Network