Arizona Oncology Adds New Radiation Oncologist, Enhancing Integrated Cancer Care Services

9/02/2019

Arizona Oncology Adds New Radiation Oncologist, Enhancing Integrated Cancer Care Services

Dhirendra J. Patel, MD brings extensive experience and expertise in advanced radiation therapies

Prescott Valley, September 2, 2019 – Arizona Oncology, a leading provider of advanced cancer care in Prescott Valley and an affiliate of The US Oncology Network, is adding a new radiation oncologist to its staff to enhance its integrated treatment program and radiation therapy department. Dhirendra J. Patel, MD will be joining the practice September 2, 2019 and will continue to provide radiation oncology services at his current locations in Prescott and Prescott Valley treatment centers. Dr. Patel has extensive training and expertise in the very latest cutting-edge radiation therapies. As a Board Certified Radiation Oncologist, he treats the full range of cancers and benign conditions treatable with radiation.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Patel to our practice,” said Paul Brosor, Arizona Oncology Executive Director.  “Radiation is playing a very critical role in advanced cancer care today, and nearly two-thirds of all cancer patients receive radiation therapy during their illness. Dr. Patel has deep expertise and training in all of the exciting new radiation technologies that are providing a better quality of life and improved outcomes to patients. He is a highly skilled, compassionate physician who will be an excellent addition to our integrated care team.”

Arizona Oncology Physicians and Locations in Prescott and Prescott Valley:

Medical Oncology & Hematology

Iyad Hamarneh, MD and Alan Langerak, MD

3188 N. Windsong Drive, Suite A, Prescott Valley, AZ 86314

Phone: (928) 775-9430

 

Radiation Oncology

Dhirendra J. Patel, MD:

1100 Gail Gardner Way, Prescott, AZ 86305

(928) 776-1040

7825 E Florentine Rd, Prescott Valley, AZ 86314

(928) 776-1040

 

Arizona Oncology is a multidisciplinary community-based oncology practice specializing in the treatment of cancer and blood disorders. With the addition of Dr. Patel, the practice has over 60 cancer physicians treating patients in over 25 locations throughout Arizona. Arizona Oncology provides advanced integrated care and cancer services, including prevention and community outreach programs, detection and diagnosis, cutting-edge technologies and treatment options, as well as supportive care programs to help patients and their loved ones have the best possible experience. The practice has specialized physician expertise in all types of cancers, including breast, ovarian, lung, prostate and skin cancers.

“Joining Arizona Oncology allows me to offer patients the most advanced radiation therapies available today, as the practice is very committed to providing cutting-edge treatments in a community setting that is convenient and comfortable for the patient,” said Dr. Patel.  “I will also have the opportunity to collaborate with a group of highly-skilled oncologists as part of a multidisciplinary team working together to deliver high quality integrated care, providing patients the best possible outcome.”

 

Arizona Oncology is dedicated to offering patients easy, convenient access to state-of-the-art radiation technologies―as well as other advanced treatments―which are typically only available in major academic medical centers and large hospital systems. These innovative new radiation therapies precisely deliver the maximum radiation dose directly to the tumor, minimizing exposure to healthy surrounding tissues and organs and reducing side effects.

 

About Arizona Oncology

Arizona Oncology is one of the largest medical groups in Arizona. With more than 60 practicing physicians devoted exclusively to providing comprehensive, compassionate and high-quality cancer care, Arizona Oncology specializes in Medical, Gynecologic, and Radiation Oncology, Hematology, Stem Cell Transplant, Urology, Colon and Rectal, Research, Genetic Risk Assessment, and patient ancillary programs. The physicians and their staff treat patients in many communities throughout the state including Deer Valley, East Valley (Tempe and East Mesa), Flagstaff, Glendale, Goodyear, Green Valley, Peoria, Phoenix, Prescott,  Prescott Valley, Scottsdale, and Tucson.

Arizona Oncology believes it is beneficial to provide cancer therapies in a community setting, close to patients’ homes and support systems. The physicians are supported by a talented clinical team sensitive to the needs of cancer patients and their caregivers. For more information, visit www.ArizonaOncology.com.

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