Avella is recognized for its national specialty pharmacy services & therapy management programs. Avella's mission is to optimize patient health through a relentless devotion to clinical excellence. This philosophy is the primary reason we’ve become a leader in the specialty pharmacy industry. Today we serve thousands of patients and providers nationwide with breakthrough medications, innovative clinical pharmacy programs and technological tools, including a portal with real-time prescription status for providers, a mobile app for patients, and mobile apps for prescribers of oral oncology and hepatitis C medications. Avella provides access to many of the newest, most advanced medications to treat a variety of complex health issues, including: cancer, pain/addiction, hepatitis, HIV, infertility, ophthalmology and more. But Avella does much more than fill prescriptions. Our team of pharmacists and patient care experts are advocates for the patients we serve, from exploring financial assistance options to helping patients take their medications correctly and manage side effects most effectively.
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Employee Rating

2.8
TypePrivate
Parent CompanyUnitedHealth
HQPhoenix, US
Founded1996
Size (employees)445 (est)+2%
Websiteavella.com
Avella Specialty Pharmacy was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Phoenix, US
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Key People/Management at Avella Specialty Pharmacy

Robert A. Zielinski

Robert A. Zielinski

Board Member
Rebecca M. Shanahan

Rebecca M. Shanahan

Board Member
Timothy Dickman

Timothy Dickman

Board Member
Rebecca M. Shanahan

Rebecca M. Shanahan

CEO
Wes Edwards

Wes Edwards

CFO
Abby Kaplan

Abby Kaplan

General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
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Avella Specialty Pharmacy Office Locations

Avella Specialty Pharmacy has offices in Tucson, Sacramento, Phoenix, Scottsdale and in 6 other locations
Phoenix, US (HQ)
1101 N Central Ave
Austin, US
3016 Guadalupe St
Columbus, US
4830 Knightsbridge Blvd
Denver, US
1245 E Colfax Ave
Lake Mary, US
100 Technology Park
Las Vegas, US
701 Shadow Ln
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Avella Specialty Pharmacy Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1996
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Avella Specialty Pharmacy Online and Social Media Presence

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Avella Specialty Pharmacy Blogs

Avella's Eric Sredzinski Named Finalist for Phoenix Business Journal's Health Care Heroes Award

Thursday, August 23rd 2018 - Avella EVP of Clinical and Quality Assurance, Eric Sredzinski, was named a finalist for the Phoenix Business Journal Health Care Heroes Awards in the Non-Physician category.  As an executive vice president at Avella Specialty Pharmacy, Eric Sredzinski is res…

Specialty Pharmacy Feeling the Strain as Financial Needs Increase

Avella EVP of Clinical and Quality Assurance, Eric Sredzinski, was recently quoted in the following Specialty Pharmacy Continuum article. A perfect storm is brewing as specialty drug prices reach all-time highs, out-of-pocket drug costs increase and financial assistance programs reach c…

Limiting the Distribution of Oncology Drugs

The following article was written by Avella's EVP of Clinical & Quality Assurance, Eric Sredzinski, and published in Specialty Pharmacy Times. Oncology is already among the top therapeutic classes in specialty pharmacy.1 Experts say that drugs to fight cancer will continue to domin…

Simple Technology Extends Patient’s Time on Therapy with Specialty Medications for up to 3.5 Months

CareSpeak’s automated patient engagement platform extended days on therapy for Avella patients with cancer by 73 days and with inflammatory disease by 102 days. PHOENIX, AZ–Avella Specialty Pharmacy has just published new data showing that automated patient engagement, in combination wi…

Avella’s Use of AdhereTech Improves Adherence and Generates One to Two Additional Fills Per Patient Per Year, Across Multiple Specialty Medications and Diseases

The specialty pharmacy uses AdhereTech smart pill bottles for multiple specialty medications from various manufacturers, with consistent improvements in adherence, duration, refills, and the patient experience. Phoenix, AZ – Avella Specialty Pharmacy and AdhereTech are proud to share th…

Avella Specialty Pharmacy Company Life and Culture

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Avella Specialty Pharmacy Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Avella Specialty Pharmacy founded?

    Avella Specialty Pharmacy was founded in 1996.

  • Who are Avella Specialty Pharmacy key executives?

    Avella Specialty Pharmacy's key executives are Robert A. Zielinski, Rebecca M. Shanahan and Timothy Dickman.

  • How many employees does Avella Specialty Pharmacy have?

    Avella Specialty Pharmacy has 445 employees.

  • Who are Avella Specialty Pharmacy competitors?

    Competitors of Avella Specialty Pharmacy include CVS, China Jo-Jo Drugstores and PharmEasy.

  • Where is Avella Specialty Pharmacy headquarters?

    Avella Specialty Pharmacy headquarters is located at 1101 N Central Ave, Phoenix.

  • Where are Avella Specialty Pharmacy offices?

    Avella Specialty Pharmacy has offices in Tucson, Sacramento, Phoenix, Scottsdale and in 6 other locations.

  • How many offices does Avella Specialty Pharmacy have?

    Avella Specialty Pharmacy has 10 offices.