Dr. Donnellan Joins Tennessee Oncology

Monday, July 21, 2014

Tennessee Oncology announced the addition of Dr. William B. Donnellan.  Dr. Donnellan, a hematologist and medical oncologist, will serve patients at Tennessee Oncology’s growing Center for Blood Cancers located in TriStar Centennial Medical Center.

“Tennessee Oncology’s Center for Blood Cancers is committed to providing compassionate, ethical and high quality care,” said Dr. Jeffrey Patton, CEO at Tennessee Oncology.  “We are confident that Dr. Donnellan’s impressive specialty training and research will further enhance our patients’ cancer care experience.  We are proud to welcome him to our team.” 

Dr. Donnellan received his medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham.  He also completed an internal medicine residency program and hematology/oncology fellowship program at the university.  Prior to joining Tennessee Oncology, Dr. Donnellan served patients at the University of Alabama Hospital, as well as the Birmingham Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center. 

Dr. Donnellan is board certified in internal medicine and board eligible in hematology and medical oncology. He has co-authored several cancer-related research studies, which have included presentations at the annual American Society of Hematology and American Society of Clinical Oncology meetings.  He has also been a speaker at various other cancer-related conferences and meetings.        



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