East Brunswick, NJ, August 9, 2021– Astera Cancer Care, an independent and physician-owned multi-specialty community oncology practice serving 12,000 new patients annually in Central New Jersey, is proud to announce Bob Gialanella as their new Vice President of Operations.

Gialanella joins the team from Eastern Dental, where he had operational oversight of 21 practices across New Jersey as their Vice President of Operations. He spearheaded the company’s move to centralize customer support operations and streamline facilities management across the organization. 

“Joining Astera Cancer Care is an exciting opportunity to provide my extensive multi-practice operational expertise to this progressive community-based health care model,” said Gialanella. “Astera’s vision will greatly and positively impact our patients, neighbors, and families, and I couldn’t be more excited to begin this journey in what I expect will be a game-changing health care model.”

Previously, Gialanella held a Senior Director of Operations role at Vein Clinics of America, leading daily operations and profit/loss responsibility for 16 practices across the Northeastern United States. He also held a Director of Operations role at DaVita, leading his hospital services dialysis team embedded within 22 hospitals located in the greater Philadelphia region.  

In addition, he held several field service, multi-site operations, and Profit and Loss leadership positions at General Electric (GE) Appliances and Healthcare divisions. Gialanella is a Navy Veteran and proudly served as a Surface Warfare Officer aboard USS The Sullivans (DDG-68) as the ship’s First Lieutenant and Navigator.  He was deployed in support of Operation Noble Eagle (ONE) and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF).  

“With Bob’s extensive healthcare leadership experience, he is poised to help Astera Cancer Care continue our mission and provide our teams with the tools, processes, and procedures to focus on providing high-quality, comprehensive cancer and blood disorder care to patients and their families,” said Bruno Fang, President of Astera Cancer Care.

Gialanella earned a Bachelor of Science in Education from West Chester University, a Master of Science in Management from Thomas Edison State University, and is a graduate of the United States Navy’s Officer Candidate School.

Bob and his wife and two daughters reside in Ocean County, where he enjoys spending quality time coaching and playing ice hockey and watching his daughters play soccer and basketball.

For more information, please call (732) 390-7550.

About Astera Cancer Care

Astera Cancer Care is an independent and physician-owned multi-specialty community oncology practice serving Central Jersey. Astera Cancer Care inspires hope and improves outcomes through its commitment to personalized patient care and the latest treatment and research.

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