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Meet Our Cancer Specialists

The Dignity Health – Cancer Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is committed to treating your cancer with compassion and the most advanced diagnostic and cancer treatment techniques available.

All patients are seen in our cancer center:  625 N. 6th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Learn more about our cancer specialists: 



Jue Wang, MD
Jue Wang, MD

Genitourinary Medical Oncology


George Kallingal, MD
George Kallingal, MD, MPH

Urologic Oncology


Dr. Mital Patel - Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology - St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center - Phoenix, AZ - Dignity Health
Mital Patel, MD

Gastrointestinal Oncology


Justin Reynolds, MD
Justin Reynolds, MD

Gastroenterology and Hepatology


Darshan Vairavamurthy
Darshan Vairavamurthy, MD

Supportive Care and Survivorship


Pallavi Bellamkonda, MD
Pallavi Bellamkonda, MD

Cardiology Oncology


Jasmine Huang, MD
Jasmine Huang, MD

Thoracic Surgery


Michael Smith, MD
Michael Smith, MD

Thoracic Surgery


Ali Saeed, MD
Ali Saeed, MD

Interventional Pulmonology


Chenthilmurugan Rathnasabapathy, MD
Chenthilmurugan Rathnasabapathy, MD

Head & Neck Oncology/Thoracic Surgery


Albert Wendt, MD
Albert Wendt, MD

Breast Medical Oncology


Makardhwaj Shrivastava, MD
Makardhwaj Shrivastava, MD

Medical Oncology


Lora Hebert, MD
Lora Hebert, MD, FACS

Breast Surgery


Jason Wiseman, MD
Jason T. Wiseman, MD, MSPH

Surgical Oncology


Andrew Blount, MD
Andrew Blount, MD

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


Nicole Afuape, MD

Gynecologic Surgery and Pelvic Pain Specialist


Kathryn Coan, MD
Kathryn Coan, MD

Endocrine Surgery Oncology


James Spivey, MD
James Spivey, MD

Gastroenterology and Hepatology


Ronald Gagliano, MD
Ronald Gagliano, MD

Colon and Rectal Surgery


Anathea Powell, MD
Anathea Powell, MD, FACS

Colon and Rectal Surgery


Santiago Cornejo, MD
Santiago Cornejo, MD

Interventional Radiology


Dr. Aidnag Diaz
Aidnag Diaz, MD

Radiation Oncology


Nikita Thawani, MD
Nitika Thawani, MD

Radiation Oncology


Shyamal Patel, MD
Shyamal Patel, MD

Radiation Oncology


Dr. Soni Payal
Payal Soni, MD

Radiation Oncology


Griffin Santarelli, MD

Head and Neck Surgeon and Otolaryngologist


Miguel Gonzalez-Velez, MD

Medical Oncology


Karen Dirrigl, MS

Genetic Counselor


Kimberly Brussow, MS, CGC
Kimberly Brussow, MS, CGC

Genetic Counselor


Carolyn Abraham, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, CLT

Speech Language Pathology