The Hope Center for Cancer Care Appoints New Executive Director

April 01, 2015

Paul Dieter brings years of business experience to the practice

Youngstown, Ohio (April 1, 2015) The Hope Center for Cancer Care, a practice in The US Oncology Network, announced today the appointment of Paul Dieter as its new executive director. In his new role, Dieter is the administrative leader for all non-clinical components of delivering treatment to patients. This includes front desk operations, strategic growth initiatives, marketing, technology enhancements, and overall patient satisfaction.

“We are excited to welcome Paul to the practice. I know his experience in business and healthcare will be valuable assets,” said Chris Knight, M.D., one of the leading physicians at The Hope Center for Cancer Care. “His local roots and strong work ethic, coupled with his natural leadership style, will be a great fit for our practice and our patients.”

Dieter is a native of the Youngstown/Warren area and comes to The Hope Center for Cancer Care after spending several years in the healthcare industry. Most recently he has been working with private physician practices on improving scheduling processes and customer service as well as building high- quality teams.  As a former small business owner, Dieter has a deep understanding of operating a business and the importance of having a strong team to carry out a practice’s vision to enhance patient care.

“I’m honored to join a highly respected practice that is committed to putting patients first,” said Dieter. “As a husband to an oncology nurse, I understand and admire the dedication and compassion of cancer care providers. In my new role at the practice, I aspire to help preserve the family atmosphere and high-quality customized care that differentiate The Hope Center for Cancer Care from other cancer facilities in the area.”

The Hope Center for Cancer Care is a practice in The US Oncology Network, a network of 1,000 leading cancer specialists spanning the United States who collaborate and share expertise. Along with approximately 30 other independent, physician-owned practices across the country, The Hope Center for Cancer Care shares a commitment to improving outcomes and quality of life for patients.

“As a member of the The US Oncology Network operations management team, I am looking forward to working with Paul,” said Jeff Freedman, regional senior vice president, The US Oncology Network. “Community-based oncology services, like every other part of healthcare, rely heavily on superior people to help deliver a high-quality experience at a reasonable cost. Having Paul join our team in Youngstown is a perfect example of the value and difference exceptional leaders make when they join one of our affiliated practices.”

The Hope Center for Cancer Care has physicians who specialize in all types of cancers, most notably Bladder, Breast, Colon, Uterine, Lung, Prostate, Skin and Leukemia. The practice’s highly-skilled and experienced physicians treat patients at two convenient locations in Youngstown and Warren.


About The Hope Center for Cancer Care

At The Hope Center for Cancer Care, our physicians are focused exclusively on fighting cancer and blood disorders, and are committed to providing the most advanced and complete care available. We offer the latest technologies and treatments including leading-edge diagnostic imaging and sophisticated infusional chemotherapies. Most importantly, we understand the challenges patients face during this uncertain time. Our friendly and compassionate specialists are dedicated to delivering personalized care in a supportive environment. We offer a complete range of advanced diagnostic and treatment services, as well as support services designed to provide comprehensive care for patients and their families.

The Hope Center for Cancer Care is united in healing with The US Oncology Network, one of the nation’s largest networks of integrated community-based oncology practices dedicated to advancing high-quality, evidence-based cancer care. As an affiliate of The US Oncology Network, The Hope Center for Cancer Care is united with 1,000 physicians nationwide. For more information, visit

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