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American Board of Internal Medicine

Board Certified in Medical Oncology

Dr. Sagar has been a practicing Oncologist in the Houston community since 2002. Most recently, she was a National Medical Executive at Cigna Health Care and led the cancer program 2013-2021. This included utilization management, case management, various clinical programs for the health plan and is considered a thought leader in value-based care in oncology. She collaborates with practices nationwide, including National Comprehensive Cancer Network, Community oncology alliance and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. She believes in patient centered care, shared decision making and optimal cancer care delivery. She is passionate about helping navigate patients through their cancer care journey.


Medical Degree: Kilpauk Medical College - Madras, India

Residency: St. Luke's Roosevelt - Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

- New York, New York

Fellowship: University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, Texas

Value Based Presentations

National Academies Workshop on Cancer Care and Cancer Research: National Cancer Policy Forum: Panelist on Improving Cancer Care Delivery and Advance Health Equity beyond COVID-19 Pandemic July 2021.


National Comprehensive Cancer Network Annual Meeting: Virtual Panel: The Role of Biosimilars March 2020


Community Oncology Alliance, Panelist: “Issues/challenges and opportunities of implementing the oncology care model.” Washington DC, October 2016

Professional Activities 

Improve quality of care metrics in CIgna Health Care 2015-2021


Clinical lead on the oncology value-based programs in oncology, 2015- 2021


Population Health Management in cancer care in Medicare Advantage and commercial health plans, 2013- 2021

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