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Board Certified in Medical Oncology 

American Board of Hematology

Dr. Sagar is a practicing Oncologist in the Houston community since 2002. Most recently, she was a National Medical Executive at Cigna Health Care and lead the cancer program 2013-2021. This included the utilization management team, 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 National Academies of Sciences. She cares about patient centered care and believes in shared decision making and optimal cancer 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, Hematology/Oncology: 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 

• 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

Texas Medical Center
Memorial City
Corpus Christi 
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