With more than 25 years of nursing experience, Debbie Smart, LPN possesses an in-depth understanding of the criteria required for each patient seeking a lung cancer screening at Lexington Clinic. Throughout the screening process, Debbie provides the best patient care possible by maintaining positive relationships with patients and family members. In addition to helping patients through the screening process, she also serves as a personal resource regarding lung screening recommendations and provides education and resources to patients to help them make informed decisions.
For referring providers, Debbie assists with the identification and screening of patients at risk for lung cancer. She obtains historical and physical data on patients and determines their eligibility for Lexington Clinic’s CT Lung Screening Program. As the Lung Program Nurse Navigator, Debbie contacts providers’ offices regarding the need for orders, appointments and additional tests. If follow-up is required, Debbie provides results to patients, as requested by the referring provider.
Patients and referring providers are encouraged to call Debbie for more information or questions regarding the CT Lung Screening Program.
Debbie Smart can be reached at(859) 258-4062.
Lexington Clinic is Central Kentucky’s largest and oldest medical group. With 200+ providers in more than 30 specialties, we have been taking care of 600,000+ patients annually in the Lexington community since 1920.