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Dr. Darrell Saunders, Medical Oncologist, Retires from Mon Health Cancer Center

Posted Date: 4/29/2022
Saunders, Cancer Center, Oncology

Dr. Darrell Saunders, Medical Oncologist 

Darrell Saunders, MD, Medical Oncologist, has retired from Mon Health Cancer Center after more than 42 years of practice in Morgantown, WV. 

Dr. Saunders was born at St. Vincent Pallotti Hospital, the original Mon General Hospital in downtown Morgantown. He was raised in Morgantown and is deeply rooted to the people of this region. He earned his medical degree and attended residency at West Virginia University before completing his fellowship at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Dr. Saunders then returned to West Virginia where he served in private practice for more than 30 years with Morgantown Internal Medicine Group (now Cardiac and Vascular Associates). 

In 2011, Dr. Saunders and Dr. Charles Beall were the first two providers to join Mon Health. Together they formed the first Mon Health clinic that has since evolved into the Mon Health Medical Group.

“We thank Dr. Saunders for his dedicated years of compassionate, caring service to the patients and families of Monongalia County and the region,” said Karen Friggens, Vice President of Mon Health Medical Group.

Dr. Saunders is Board-Certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology, and is a current or former member of various societies, including:
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Southern Oncology Association
  • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group
  • West Virginia State Medical Association
  • Monongalia County Medical Society
  • Ohio/West Virginia Medical Oncology Society
  • American Academy of Medical Directors
  • American College of Physician Executives
  • Medical Group Management Association 
  • Society for Physicians in Administration
  • American Association of Oncology Administration
  • American Management Association
  • American College of Physicians

"As I retire from 42 years of medical practice, I have been honored to have worked with multiple colleagues and staff at Mon Health, and I am so proud to have been part of the team," said Dr. Saunders. "It is truly the strength and courage of my patients, many of whom have cancer, that have made my career so meaningful by trusting me during this journey together."

To learn more about the Mon Health Cancer Center, visit MonHealth.com/Cancer.
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