CARTI opens Pine Bluff cancer center

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CARTI announced Monday (Feb. 14) the opening of the CARTI Cancer Center in Pine Bluff, located at 5001 Bobo Road.

The center provides medical and radiation oncology, imaging services, including MRI, PET and 3D mammography, and breast surgical consultations to patients of southeast Arkansas. The facility includes an infusion suite with 28 heated recliners, one private infusion suite and an onsite lab.

The cancer center will be open Monday – Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This is CARTI’s sixth comprehensive cancer center, the second-largest facility in its network of treatment locations. In addition, CARTI has a second location in Pine Bluff, CARTI Urology, which provides general urology services.

“We chose Pine Bluff as the location for our newest cancer center based on patient needs and our desire to bring the most advanced cancer care into the communities where patients live,” said Adam Head, president and CEO of the statewide network of cancer care providers. “We are honored to be part of this community and to bring the most advanced technologies and expertise to the residents of southeast Arkansas.”

The Pine Bluff medical team consists of experts representing each of CARTI’s cancer specialties. Physicians include medical oncologists Ryan E. Hall, M.D., David Kuperman, M.D., and Appalanaidu Sasapu, M.D., FACP, radiation oncologist Brent Cameron, M.D., Ph.D., and breast oncologic surgeon Yara Robertson, M.D., F.A.C.S.

CARTI is a non-profit, multidisciplinary cancer care provider offering medical and surgical oncology, diagnostic radiology, and radiation oncology. It has 18 treatment locations in 15 communities across the state, including Little Rock, North Little Rock, Bryant, Clarksville, Clinton, Conway, Crossett, El Dorado, Heber Springs, Magnolia, Pine Bluff, Russellville and Stuttgart.