Zandra S. Nocera, M.D., board certified radiologist, chief medical officer of Arcadia Radiology and Breast Center has now joined Assured Imaging, where she brings over 34 years experience in breast diagnostics. Dr. Nocera is known for her diagnostic skills and her caring, personal touch with patients. All diagnostic breast care is carefully and thoughtfully explained to her patients with skillful and down to earth explanation of findings and recommendations. She puts each patient at ease even if facing potentially difficult outcomes. It is no surprise that she carries the honor of Compassionate Doctor and Patients Choice for 2011 and 2012.
Dr. Nocera received an M.D. from the University of Massachusetts Medical School after her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Arizona. She completed her four year residency in diagnostic radiology at the University of Texas Medical Branch hospital. She was a fellow in radiologic pathology at the famed Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Washington, DC. She specialized in breast care early at Ben-Ora Imaging & Breast Institute and was the chief breast diagnostician at Humana Hospital Desert Valley; co-partner with Desert Valley Radiology Group; Dr. Nocera’s expertise includes mammography, breast ultrasound and image guided breast core biopsy techniques. She has been featured for her breast imaging and breast biopsy services in the Arizona Women’s Magazine.
Dr. Nocera is licensed to practice medicine in Arizona, Washington State and New Mexico. Professional affiliations include: American College of Radiology, Arizona Radiological Association, American Medical Association, National Medical Association, and Maricopa Medical Association.