Stephen “Fred” Divers, MD

Cheif Medical officer, American Oncology Network

Dr. Divers received his medical degree from Louisiana State University where he was selected as a member of Alpha Omega Alpha. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. During his tenure there, he was named the Outstanding Resident all three years and received the Chairman's award for his performance in medicine. He completed a dual fellowship in hematology and oncology at the University of Alabama, where he conducted clinical trials in combined modality therapy for lung cancer and translational research with gene arrays and immune checkpoint therapy. He was honored as the Outstanding Clinical Fellow and Outstanding Research Fellow while in Alabama. Following completion of his training, he joined Genesis Cancer and Blood Institute in Hot Springs, Arkansas in 2004 as a practicing physician.


Locally, he served as Chief of Staff for CHI ST VincentHospitall and Chairman of the Cancer Committee. He was instrumental in founding the CPAN chapter for patient advocacy in Arkansas. He has continued clinical research in the private setting, publishing data from multiple trials involved with cell-free DNA sequencing and therapeutics. He continues to serve as a member of the ION advisory panel and on the Community Oncology Alliance as an active board member and Co-Chair for the annual conference. He and his partners joined the American Oncology Network in 2018 with a group from Louisiana as the founding practices. He is currently Chief Medical Officer as well as Chairman of the Advisory Board for AON, and remains passionate about the success of community oncology.