Low-Dose Cancer Treatment

Lung Cancer Screening and Care

Yavapai Regional Medical Center's (YRMC's) Lung Cancer Screening and Care Program includes an expert team of medical professionals at every step: screening to diagnosis to surgery. While you may not require all phases of our Lung Cancer Screening and Care Program, we hope you rest easy knowing we are prepared with exceptional clinical expertise, excellent care coordination and all essential services.

Our radiologists perform low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening at Prescott Medical Imaging, Prescott Valley Medical Imaging and YRMC East Imaging Services.

Meet our Care Team

Patient Navigator
Turn to our Patient Navigator if you have questions, concerns or would like help locating resources at YRMC or in the community. Our Patient Navigator will help enroll you into YRMC's Lung Cancer Screening and Care Program by verifying eligibility for low-dose computed tomography (LDCT). If you need additional appointments or procedures, our Patient Navigator is ready to help.

Radiologists

David R. Amstutz, MD

Board Certification:    American Board of Radiology
Medical Education:  University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson
Residency:  St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Diagnostic Radiology
Michael J. D'Angelo, MD

Board Certification:    American Board of Radiology
Medical Education: University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas
Residency:  Baylor University Medical Center in Texas, Diagnostic Radiology
Fellowship: Baylor University Medical Center in Texas, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Matthew R. Dicker, MD

Board Certification:    American Board of Radiology in Diagnostic, Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Medical Education:  St. Louis University in Missouri
Residency:  St. Luke's Medical Center in Wisconsin, Diagnostic Radiology
Fellowship: Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Brent E. Johnson, MD

Board Certification:    American Board of Radiology
Medical Education: University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson
Residency:  Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Diagnostic Radiology
Brian D. Kimball, MD

Board Certification:    American Board of Radiology
Medical Education: Creighton University School of Medicine in Nebraska
Residency:  University of Arizona in Tucson, Diagnostic Radiology
David K. Lloyd, MD

Board Certification:    American Board of Radiology and Neuroradiolgy
Medical Education: Wake Forest University in North Carolina
Residency:  University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, Diagnostic Radiology
Fellowship: University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, Neuroradiology
Ben E. Paxton, MD

Board Certification:    American Board of Radiology and Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Medical Education: Johns Hopkins University in Maryland
Residency:  Duke University in North Carolina, Diagnostic Radiology
Fellowship: Duke University in North Carolina, Vascular and Interventional Radiology
S. Rhett Smith, MD

Board Certification:    American Board of Radiology
Medical Education: Medical College of Georgia in Augusta
Residency:  University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, Diagnostic Radiology

Pulmonologists

Mohammad-Ali El-Harakeh, MD

Medical Education:   Lebanese University, Faculty of Medical Sciences
Residency:  Staten Island Hospital in Staten Island, New York
Fellowship: State University of New York (SUNY) Health Science Center
Ketan Jani, MD

Medical Education:   Pramukhswami Medical College
Residency:  Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn, New York
Fellowship: State University of New York (SUNY) Health Science Center

Procedural Pulmonologist

M. Joseph Leidinger, MD

Medical Education:   University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson
Residency:  UCLA/Veterans Administration Greater Los Angeles Health Center Residency
Fellowship: Wadsworth Veterans Administration Medical Center
Lung Procedures:  Endobronchial Ultrasound and Navigational Bronchoscopy

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Jose Torres, MD

Medical Education:   University of New Mexico in Albuquerque
Residency:  University of Iowa College of Medicine in Iowa City
Fellowship: University of Iowa College of Medicine in Iowa City