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Sarah Cannon Leadership and Physician Experts

Our leadership team, including recognized physician experts and researchers, is at the forefront of shaping new standards of cancer care based upon the latest research. Patients are at the heart of everything we do. Sarah Cannon offers integrated cancer services, providing patients with cutting-edge treatments and upholding the highest quality care for patients from diagnosis through survivorship.

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Crystal Dugger

Assistant Vice President, Clinical Operations

Dugger joined Sarah Cannon in 2011 and serves as the assistant vice president of clinical operations where she is responsible for developing the solid tumor and nurse navigation programs for Sarah Cannon, the global cancer institute of HCA.

Dugger has a rich background in oncology health.  She created comprehensive breast centers, developed and implemented oncology services lines, and served as an oncology nurse. She received her Masters of Science in Business Administration in Healthcare from Western Governors University and her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Tennessee Technological University. She is the volunteer chairman for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk and the women's chair for the East Tennessee Region Tennessee Cancer Coalition.