David C. Beyer, MD, FASTRO

David C. Beyer, MD, FASTRO

Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare

Sedona, AZ

Dr. Beyer studied Electrical Engineering at MIT and subsequently earned his MD from the University of Arizona. He completed residencies in internal medicine and radiation oncology at the University of Arizona and University of California, Los Angeles. He is Board Certified in both subjects. While in a private practice in Arizona, he has published more than 40 peer reviewed articles on prostate cancer, prostate brachytherapy, intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), and in Health Policy. He has been active in defining the optimal use of radiation technologies and has participated in or chaired both Guideline and Best Practice panels. He has represented radiation oncology at the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Editorial Panel and Relative Value Update Committee of the AMA, and has been actively involved in radiation oncology policy development throughout the past decade of health care reform. Dr. Beyer is currently Chairman of the Board for the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and has previously served on the Council Steering Committee of the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the Board of Chancellors for the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO). He is a practicing radiation oncologist in Sedona, Arizona. While in a private practice in his native Arizona, he has published more than 40 peer reviewed articles on prostate cancer, prostate brachytherapy, IMRT, and in Health Policy. He has been active in defining the optimal use of radiation technologies and has participated in or chaired both Guideline and Best Practice panels.He has represented radiation oncology at the CPT Editorial Panel and Relative Value Update Committee of the AMA, and has been actively involved in Radiation Oncology policy development throughout the past decade of health care reform. Dr. Beyer is currently Chairman of the Board for the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and has previously served on the Council Steering Committee of the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the Board of Chancellors for the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO). He is a practicing Radiation Oncologist in Sedona, Arizona.

Articles by David C. Beyer, MD, FASTRO

HIFU: Ready for Prime Time

David C. Beyer, MD, argues that there is enough research from randomized trials and clinical studies for the urological community to consider high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) as a standard of care for treating prostate cancer patients.

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